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  1. Cyprus President welcomes 'Barbaros' departureRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    President Anastasiades on Wednesday said the fact that Turkish seismic vessel 'Barbaros' has left the divided island's Exclusive Economic Zone is a positive step. But, he added, "what is left is for the Navtex not to be renewed and for the sovereign rights of the Republic of Cyprus not to be disregarded."

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  2. Anastasiades welcomes Barbaros departure, urges Turkey to respect Cyprus's sovereign rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | EKathimerini

    Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades on Wednesday welcomed the departure of Turkish seismic vessel Barbaros from the island's exclusive economic zone , adding however that it was important that Ankara did not issue a new maritime order, or Navtex. A'The fact that the Barbaros has left is a positive step.

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  3. Remembering the Armenian GenocideRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    The President of the Armenian National Assembly is set to visit Cyprus as an official guest to commemorate the 100 anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, following an invite from House Yiannakis Omirou. Galust Sahakyan`s visit to Cyprus coincides with events organised by the House of Representatives and the religious group of Armenians living in Cyprus.

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  4. Cabinet approve more prison guards requestRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    The cabinet has given the green light to reopen 34 prison guard positions in order to meet administrative needs at the Nicosia Central Prisons. Prisons have been operating with fewer staff due to a hiring freeze as problems with running the penitentiary system kept piling up.

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  5. CYPRUS: Easter Friday tennis at BHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Financial Mirror

    The British High Commission tennis courts in Nicosia will be open from 1pm to 8pm on Easter Friday for a mixed doubles competition.

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  6. Turkish seismic research vessel leaves Cyprus EEZRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | EKathimerini

    The Turkish seismic research vessel Barbaros, whose presence within CyprusA's exclusive economic zone prompted Nicosia to suspend peace talks in October, was on Tuesday reported to be sailing off TurkeyA's coast. CyprusA's deputy government spokesman Victor Papadopoulos Tuesday rejected claims from the Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus on Monday that the Barbaros was returning to Turkey after the ENI-KOGAS drill ship, commissioned by the government in Nicosia, had left the islandA's EEZ.

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  7. Joint Cyprus-Armenia Stamp Commemorating Genocide Centennial To Be Launched Next WeekRead the original story

    Tuesday | Groong

    ARMENIA STAMP COMMEMORATING GENOCIDE CENTENNIAL TO BE LAUNCHED NEXT WEEK 17:56, 31 Mar 2015 Siranush Ghazanchyan A joint Cyprus-Armenia stamp commemorating 100 years since the Armenian genocide is to be launched next week as part of a series of events to mark the anniversary, the postal services said on Tuesday,Cyprus Mail reports. The representative of the Armenian Community in the House of Representatives, Vartkes Mahdessian has organised an event for next week presenting the stamp in both countries simultaneously.

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  8. Marking The Armenian Genocide Centenary In CyprusRead the original story

    Tuesday | Groong

    MARKING THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE CENTENARY IN CYPRUS March 31, 2015 A joint Cyprus-Armenia stamp commemorating 100 years since the Armenian genocide is to be launched next week as part of a series of events to mark the anniversary, the postal services said on Tuesday. The representative of the Armenian Community in the House of Representatives, Vartkes Mahdessian has organised an event for next week presenting the stamp in both countries simultaneously.

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  9. Two arrested after foiled supermarket heistRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Two men are to appear before a Larnaca Magristrate on Tuesday morning after their attempts to rob a supermarket were foiled by members of the public. According to investigators, the two men attempted to rob the supermarket 'Stelios' in Livadia of a 2,831 late on Monday night.

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  10. EBRD in Cyprus a boon for economic recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Anastasiades met the Vice President of the European Bank for Restoration and Development , Phil Bennett, who paid his first visit to Cyprus. During the meeting, attended by Finance Minister Harry Georgiades and other officials, the President underlined the great importance for the EBRD's active involvement in Cyprus and expressed his satisfaction for the opening of its office in Nicosia.

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  11. Strovolos municipality on bonfire alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Strovolos Mayor Lazaros Savvides has told state radio that his municipality is on high alert as bonfire enthusiasts prepare for the Easter Lambradjia next weekend. With reports of problems from youngsters collecting and even stealing wood have been reported in the municipality of Aglandjia, Savvides is taking no chances and has already met with Nicosia Police Chief Demetris Demetriou in a bid to ensure that all relative authorities are harmonised in the run-up to Easter.

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  12. NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Cyprus Weekly

    ARTos Cultural & Research Foundation & the High Commission of India in Cyprus bring the vibrant and rich culture of India to Cyprus through "NAMASTE !NDIA: Festival of Indian culture in Cyprus" which will take place from the 31 March to 7 April 2015, at ARTos Foundation in Nicosia. During the festival various events will take place.

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  13. Turkish Cyprus Halts Offshore Exploration For Peace TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Forbes.com

    I am a reporter and researcher focused on energy, political and economic issues in the Mediterranean and have spent much of the last fifteen years working and reporting from the region. Over the last several years, my work has focused on all facets of the energy sector, including investment, development and policy issues.

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  14. Education Ministry announces scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Daily Star

    BEIRUT: The Education Ministry announced in a statement Monday that the University of Cyprus in Nicosia is offering a number of scholarships covering 50 percent of the tuition fees for master's students in Business Administration for the 2015/2016 academic year. The faculty for Molecular Medicine is also offering two scholarships for master's and doctoral students in the fields of Molecular Medicine, Genetics and Neurology.

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  15. Cyprus soccer eyes reunion after 60-year divorceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    Turkish Cypriot soccer officials on Monday vowed to press ahead with attempts to reunite with the Cyprus Football Association, , triggering a political storm on the ethnically-split island. In a controversy running to the heart of the highly-charged division of Cyprus, the Cyprus Turkish Football Association told soccer governing body FIFA on Monday they had launched a process to eventually become a member of the Greek Cypriot CFA.

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  16. Turkish Cypriots say they will halt gas search as Greek president visits NicosiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | EKathimerini

    Turkish Cypriots said on Monday they were suspending their gas exploration off the coast of Cyprus and that the Barbaros seismic vessel, whose presence within the Mediterranean islandA's maritime zone caused Nicosia to pull out of peace talks last year, will soon return to Turkey. The decision, announced to The Associated Press by Ozdil Nami, who is responsible for foreign affairs in the breakaway state in the Turkish-occupied section of Cyprus, came as Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos started a two-day visit to Nicosia.

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  17. CYPRUS: EBRD to pump 200 mln in financial, energy sectorsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | The Financial Mirror

    The European Bank for Construction and Development, the EU's development bank, plans to pump about 200 mln euros into the Cyprus financial and energy sectors in 2015, as part of the 600 mln programme until the end of the decade. Visiting EBRD Vice President Phil Bennett said on Monday after a meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades that investments to date include 107.5 mln injected into the Bank of Cyprus last September as part of a 1 bln capital raising programme and that EBRD plans to buy BOCY bonds as well.

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  18. Turkish Cypriots halt gas search for peace talks restartRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Daily Star

    NICOSIA, Cyprus: Breakaway Turkish Cypriots say they have halted their own search for gas off the east Mediterranean island's coast in the latest sign that suspended reunification talks could restart soon. Ozdil Nami, Turkish Cypriot foreign minister, told The Associated Press Monday that a Turkish vessel that has been searching for gas the last few months will be sent back to Turkey.

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  19. CYPRUS: New study underway for - national tourism strategy'Read the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | The Financial Mirror

    Speaking before the House Commerce Committee, the Minister also said that if the declining tourist arrivals from Russia are contained under 25%, the numbers can be made up from other markets. He said that a study on the reorganisation and restructuring of the Cyprus Tourism Organisation will start being implemented gradually and that another study on the national tourist strategy is under preparation.

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  20. ENERGY: Substantial acreage left to explore in East Med, says Noble execRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | The Financial Mirror

    Despite being spoiled by several large discoveries in the Israeli offshore gasfields, Noble Energy's Cyprus country manager believes there is still much exploration to be conducted, before the full potential of the eastern Mediterranean is known. Speaking at the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference in Nicosia last week, John Tomich said that the company has enjoyed a very good start with the major gas discoveries that have been made offshore Israel and Cyprus.

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