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  1. IMF postpones Cyprus loan tranche after foreclosure lawRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    The International Monetary Fund on Thursday said it could no longer release funds to Cyprus under its bailout this week, after the euro zone government suspended a foreclosure law that was required under the loan program. "Following today's suspension of the existing legislation on foreclosure, critical requirements for the completion of the fifth program review are now no longer met," the IMF said in a statement.

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  2. Taking centre stage: On the road with Leamington musician Andy Mort as he gives a TED talk in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Leamington Spa Courier

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Leamington musician and writer joined some exulted company last month by giving a talk to some of the world's most innovative thinkers.

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  3. UKRAINE: Cabinet dissolves double tax with Cyprus, losing $300m a yearRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk said on Wednesday that his country was losing about $300 mln a year to tax-free investments in Cyprus, an argument he sued to justify the abolition of the present double-taxation avoidance treaty. This is the second blow to the struggling Cyprus economy in a month, with Russia's President Vladimir Putin introducing a bill last month that aims to repatriate Russian-owned investments on the island as of January 1, 2015, within the context of the "de-offshorisation" plan.

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  4. Bank of Cyprus begins trading with a bumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | West Australian

    Cyprus's largest lender returned to the Nicosia and Athens stock markets Tuesday after a 21-month absence following a banking crisis that brought the island's economy to its knees. The shares began with a dip before losing even more ground to close the day down 25 percent at 18 euro cents on the Cyprus Stock Exchange.

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  5. A Hanukkah custom that started in PhiladelphiaRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Chaptzem Blog!

    ... Fifth Avenue, or Trafalgar Square in London, or at the Eiffel Tower, or overlooking the White House. Even Nicosia, Cyprus; Donetsk, Ukraine; and Revolution Square in Moscow (Shemtov's native city) boast large public menorahs, and Vice President ... 5 comments

  6. Now Available: EP Global Energy Ltd - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | PR-inside.com

    ... agreements. The company is a member of the Paraskevaides Group of Companies. EPGE is headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. EP Global Energy Ltd - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances Profile provides you comprehensive data and trend analysis of the ...

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  7. CYPRUS: Torrential rains uproot Larnaca families, dams not filledRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | The Financial Mirror

    About 100 homes and businesses were seriously damaged by Saturday's torrential rains in the Larnaca area, with about 50 people already housed in nearby hotels and the Interior Minister promising emergency aid. Media coverage throughout the weekend showed homes and buildings flooded as the sudden torrent brought a gush of water and mud down the Tremithos river, with the nearby Kiti reservoir unable to hold any of it.

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  8. Michael dreaming of hitting the big timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Cyprus Weekly

    Michael Felgate may be a name that doesn't sound synonymous with Cypriot football or even Cyprus but it could very well become a household name in the near future. That is because the 22-year-old Ayia Napa footballer is enjoying the finest moments of his career as the left-sided defender continues to dream of glory in Cypriot football's top flight.

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  9. Greek, Turkish FMs agree to joint Cyprus visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | EKathimerini

    The foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey agreed on Friday to make a joint visit to Cyprus to hold talks with President Nicos Anastasiades in an effort to break the deadlock in the islandA's peace talks. Evangelos Venizelos and Mevlut Cavusoglu met in Thessaloniki on Friday, less than a week after the Greek-Turkish High-Level Cooperation Council was held in Athens. 1 comment

  10. 6 Cash Flow Essentials for Your StartupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    Ask investors for more than you think you need, because you're probably optimistic, and spend slower than you planned, because you're a realist. Managing cash collections probably wasn't what drew you to entrepreneurship in the first place, but it's a crucial part of running a business.

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  11. Russia targets Cyprus, Hungary, and Italy for sanctions vetoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | EUobserver

    Our newsletters are sent in standard text/plain format, we protect your email address and you can easily unsubscribe from the newsletter at any point. Orban: Is the Hungarian hard man ready to wield a veto against the EU27 and the US? - Moscow has begun lobbying what it sees as sympathetic EU capitals - Budapest, Nicosia, and Rome - to veto next year's renewal of Russia sanctions.

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  12. Cyprus: RCB Ceo re-elected head of international banksRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Financial Mirror

    Kirill Zimarin, Chief Executive Officer of RCB Bank Ltd., was re-elected president of the Association of International Banks in Cyprus fro another two years at the association's 12th annual general meeting on Wednesday, a post he has held since 2008. Zimarin joined RCB Bank Ltd in 2005 and has been leading the bank since 2008.

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  13. CYPRUS-EU: "The ball is in Turkey's court"Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Financial Mirror

    Addressing a conference on "New Turkey, EU and Cyprus," organised by the Office of the European Parliament in Cyprus and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence of the University of Nicosia, Christodoulides said that "the negotiating framework is the bible for every accession process," and added that "there are three chapters that could have been opened but this was not made possible for reasons that concern Turkey." Noting that the Republic of Cyprus has supported the accession course of Turkey since 2005, Christodoulides said that "Turkey does not seem to comprehend its accession negotiations as a process through which it is obliged to be harmonised with the EU. 5 comments

  14. Europe rights body blasts Cyprus jail overcrowdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | EKathimerini

    Europe's leading human rights body said Tuesday that Cyprus needs to take action aimed at alleviating overcrowding at the country's sole prisons complex. The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture said in a report that despite efforts to increase capacity at Nicosia's Central Prisons facility, overcrowding remains a problem that strains relations between inmates and staff.

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  15. Davutoglu comment on talks fails to move NicosiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | EKathimerini

    The Cypriot government on Tuesday shrugged off what it described as a Turkish attempt to create tension in relations between Athens and Nicosia, emphasizing that the two allies were perfectly in line on the issue of the islandA's offshore hydrocarbon resources. Government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides was reacting to comments by Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu after his official visit to Athens over the weekend where he suggested that Turkey and Greece had reached an understanding on how to tackle the issue.

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  16. Ajax v Apoel NicosiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sporting Life

    Ajax coach Frank de Boer wants to see his side reach the Europa League to continue their continental commitments into the new year. The reigning Eredivisie champions cannot reach the knockout stages of the Champions League but any positive result at home to APOEL on Wednesday night will secure third place in Group F. The Dutch giants have only picked up two points from their opening five fixtures, including a 1-1 draw in Cyprus, as Paris St Germain and Barcelona dominated the group.

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  17. Europe rights body blasts Cyprus jail overcrowdingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Europe's leading human rights body says Cyprus needs to take action aimed at alleviating overcrowding at the country's sole prisons complex. The Council of Europe's Committee for the Prevention of Torture says in a report released Tuesday that despite efforts to increase capacity at Nicosia's Central Prisons facility, overcrowding remains a problem that strains relations between inmates and staff.

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  18. CYPRUS: Maserati opens its first showroom in LimassolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | The Financial Mirror

    Maserati, the leading manufacturer of sports cars renowned for their chic design, elegance luxury and of course performance, has finally presence in Cyprus with its first ever showroom opening its doors in Limassol. Inaugurating Maserati's first showroom on the island on Friday December 5th 2014, Mr. George Lakkotrypis, Minister of Commerce, Industry, Energy & Tourism expressed his satisfaction that a car manufacturer of the magnitude and prestige of Maserati now has presence in the Cyprus market.

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  19. Greece's fight for Elgin Marbles gets backing from rival Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet DavutogluRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Art Daily

    Neil MacGregor , director of the British Museum, Mikhail Piotrovsky , director of Hermitage Museum, stand near the sculpture of the Greek river god Ilissos at the State Hermitage Museum on December 5, 2014 in St. Petersburg. Part of the "Elgin Marbles", named after British diplomat Lord Elgin who took them from Greece's in 1803, has left Britain for the first time since they were taken from the Parthenon, on loan to a Russian museum. 215 comments

  20. Greece's fight for Elgin Marbles gets backing from rival TurkeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | Yahoo!

    Turkey have announced its support for Greece's fight to get back from Britain the famous Elgin Marbles -- ancient Greek sculptures also known as the Parthenon Marbles which were taken from Athens in the 19th century. The dispute over the British Museum's possession of the sculptures, taken by British diplomat Lord Elgin in 1803, flared this week when Greece learned of the unprecedented loan of one sculpture to a Russian museum.

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