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  1. Cyprus robotic surgery landmarkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    A robotic excision of the rectum was "performed for the first time ever in Cyprus" at the Centre for Robotic Surgery at Hippocrateon Hospital in Nicosia. Greek surgeon Ioannis Kozadinos performed the surgery on a woman who suffers from colon cancer.

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  2. Nicosia hospital in chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Nursing staff at Nicosia General's A&E department reported 'chaotic scenes' on Tuesday evening, as the hospital was overwhelmed by the number of patients and lack of beds, indicating that severe overcrowding has not been dealt with effectively. The nursing staff union said that patients had to be transferred to hospitals in other districts, including Larnaca and Limassol, as the hospital was simply out of beds, both in Accident and Emergency and on its wards.

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  3. 'Greece-EU clash over anti-Russia statement: others may follow Athens' suit'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Russia Taday

    Greece's discontent with the EU over an anti-Russian statement may give new momentum to other European countries, and make it easier for them to have courage to say "no" to Brussels dictate, foreign affairs analyst Srdja Trifkovic told RT. Srdja Trifkovic: Because it is very difficult in the EU to be the first country to break ranks.

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  4. Othellos looking to stun ApollonRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Othellos Athienou boss Costas Sakkas says his side has the chance to accomplishment "a memorable feat" as they look to book a historic place in the quarter-finals of the Cyprus Coca-Cola Cup on Wednesday at the expense of league leaders Apollon Limassol. In other ties on Wednesday, Ethnikos Achnas will be looking to overturn a 1-0 deficit at the Dasaki Stadium against Christakis Christoforou's AEL while APOEL and new boss Thorsten Fink are the firm favourites against second division side Olympiakos Nicosia - who they lead 1-0 from the first leg away.

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  5. Argo Gallery in Nicosia is hosting an exhibition of works by Emin Cizenel.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    "A moment of blindness, deafness, is caused by the breaking of a wave as it passes through the iris, the eardrum. The thread of the wave carries melody and reflection up and down from peak to trough.

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  6. Cyprus questions Tusk commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Cyprus government has moved to distance itself from the comments of EU summit chairman Donald Tusk who is calling for fresh sanctions against Moscow in response to a rebel offensive in eastern Ukraine. Government Spokesperson Nicos Christodoulides also went on to question the manner in which a draft was circulated in Brussels prior to the comments being released on behalf of the EU.

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  7. Tsipras has first clash with EU - over RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    The newly elected government of Alexis Tsipras argued with Brussels yesterday over an EU Council statement threatening Russia with further sanctions. Athens claims its objections were not taken into account.

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  8. TC negotiator on gas explorations in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Turkish Cypriot negotiator Ergun Olgun on Tuesday said Greek Cypriots use gas exploration within Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone as "a pretext to continue with the perpetuation of the status quo" in the divided island. Talking to Reuters in Brussels, Olgun provocatively added that Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots should both agree to suspend the search for offshore natural gas until they have reached a reunification settlement.

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  9. Ancoria Bank Selects Oracle FLEXCUBE as Banking Platform for Its OperationsRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PressReleasePoint

    As the financial services landscape continues to transition, independent banks are exploring business opportunities around the globe. Newly established Ancoria Bank is launching in Cyprus, where it will focus on servicing small to midsize enterprises, as well as a segment of the retail sector.

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  10. Troika back in CyprusRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    A technical mission from the troika of international lenders began contacts in Nicosia on Tuesday as members of the House of Representatives prepare to vote again on the controversial foreclosure law. The troika mission is therefore a technical one rather than a fully fledged review as Cyprus is technically in breach of the bailout programme owing to the non-implementation of the law.

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  11. Cyprus to stay in recession for 2015: surveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Peninsula

    Nicosia--Cyprus's battered economy will remain in recession in 2015, albeit shrinking a slower pace than last year, a survey by the University of Cyprus predicted on Tuesday GDP will contract by 0.4 percent compared with an expected 2.2 percent decline for 2014, the university's economic research centre said The forecast is gloomier than those of the government and the island's international lenders, which predict that the economy will exit recession -- with growth of around 0.5 percent -- after three years of relentless gloom The survey said that a delay in structural reforms and the high percentage of non-performing loans would put a brake on recovery It said the knock taken by the economy of Russia -- key tourism and investment market -- would also affect the island's ability to shake off recession, as would uncertainty about what will happen in Greece after the election of an ... (more)

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  12. New Cypriot bank Ancoria selects Oracle Flexcube as tech backboneRead the original story

    Yesterday | Finextra Research news

    As the financial services landscape continues to transition, independent banks are exploring business opportunities around the globe. Newly established Ancoria Bank is launching in Cyprus, where it will focus on servicing small to midsize enterprises, as well as a segment of the retail sector.

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  13. SPECTUS tasting Chateau Latife Rothschild winesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Baron de Rothschild is on the top among the most famous wineries in the world. SPECTUS Wine Shops has managed to get Diana Flamand, the chief oenophile herself, to do a series of presentations and tastings on the famous collection Domain Baron De Rothschild .

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  14. APOEL face potential Anorthosis tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus Coca-Cola Cup holders APOEL face a tough quarter-final trip to Anorthosis should both the top division sides avoid upsets in their second leg fixtures against Olympiakos Nicosia and Digenis Oroklini respectively. First division newcomers Othellos Athienou, who earned an impressive 1-1 draw away to Apollon Limassol in the first leg away, will travel to in-form AEK Larnaca should they secure a shock elimination of the league leaders while AEL are in line to take on high-flying Ermis Aradippou.

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  15. STATERead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    There are countless tavern restaurants in Nicosia, but there are only a handful of "good" restaurants. This is contrary to the coastal cities, where good restaurants flourish as a result of tourism and an influx of foreign citizens who make Cyprus their permanent home.

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  16. Cyprus to beef up counter-terrorismRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Police Chief Zacharias Chrysostomou has ordered 160 officers to undergo specialised training in counter-terrorism as concerns of another attack continue to grip Europe. Both the police and the Cyprus Intelligence Services have been on high alert, particularly at the island's ports, airports and checkpoints, ever since the terrorist attacks in Paris earlier this month.

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  17. Student art showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    The GC School of Careers in Nicosia has organised an exhibition of pupils' work on Tuesday and Thursday, January 27 and 29, opening at 8pm on both days. The event will be inaugurated by Ministry of Education Secondary Schools Art Inspector George Gavriel, followed by a cocktail reception.

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  18. InterExchange Foundation Announces a $7,400 Christianson Grant AwardRead the original story

    Monday | PRWeb

    ... its latest recipient, Maryann Ford, a resident of Woburn, Massachusetts. Maryann will spend eight months in Nicosia, Cyprus, providing legal, social and psychological support to refugees and asylum-seekers for the Strengthening Asylum project, a ...

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  19. Cyprus aims to become regional search-and-rescue hubRead the original story

    Monday | WTOV9

    ... counties and Wetzel County), 1" to 3" snow is expected, with Tyler County likely to receive an inch or less. NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cyprus' defense minister says the country is setting up a satellite earth station that will anchor a ...

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  20. Army time shortened for reservistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Cyprus National Guard is set to amend the amount of time spent by army reservists during military exercises and drills. According to reports in Phileleftheros on Monday, those called in 24-hour military drills will now report for duty in the morning and be dismissed the following day at 11am, instead of 1pm which has been the standard cutoff time.

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