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  1. Infant died of meningitisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    A nine month old baby girl who died on Wednesday at Makarios Hospital in Nicosia is said to have died of meningitis according to the Ministry of Health. The infant had been placed immediately in intensive care and was put on a ventilation system in order to help her breath, as her internal organs were failing her, as soon as she had arrived at the Makarios Hospital in Nicosia, the hospital said.

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  2. Protest against ECB and austerityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Thousands of people held a protest on Wednesday outside Filoxenia Conference Center in Nicosia, while European Central Bank officials were holding a meeting on monetary policy inside. Protesters gathered around 5pm, many on buses and carrying large signs, to demonstrate against austerity measures.

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  3. Retail sales in eurozone rise at fastest since May 2013Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Cape Breton Post

    The 19-country eurozone's economy is kicking into a higher gear thanks to falling oil prices and the lower euro, but the recovery is still far short of that experienced by the U.S. A brace of economic reports Wednesday point to economic activity picking up momentum after a year of stagnation, particularly in the crucial area of consumer spending. And that's likely to be welcomed by policymakers at the European Central Bank as they head off for their latest meeting Thursday in Nicosia, the capital of the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus.

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  4. Draghi's Inflation Gap Dashboard Points to Extended StimulusRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    ... along with new inflation, forecasts are set to be released on Thursday after the Governing Council meets in Nicosia, Cyprus. Citigroup Inc. economists Guillaume Menuet and Antonio Montilla say the inflation gap won't close enough for the ECB to ...

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  5. UK aware of Cyprus-Russia dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    UK Minister for Europe David Lidington said London and Nicosia were cooperating on security issues while the EU response to Russia's actions in Ukraine was unanimous. Conservative MP Nicholas Soames asked the Foreign Office "what discussions it has had with the government of Cyprus on the country's proposed renewal of its military cooperation agreement with Russia".

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  6. Eurozone showing signs of economic momentumRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The 19-country eurozone's economy is kicking into a higher gear thanks to falling oil prices and the lower euro, but the recovery is still far short of that experienced by the U.S. A brace of economic reports Wednesday point to economic activity picking up momentum after a year of stagnation, particularly in the crucial area of consumer spending. And that's likely to be welcomed by policymakers at the European Central Bank as they head off for their latest meeting Thursday in Nicosia, the capital of the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus.

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  7. Thousands of Britons lured by Cyprus property dream stung by Swiss...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | This Is Money

    ... r 2013 legal ruling, though not binding on their case, indicates how judges will find. The district court of Nicosia, Cyprus, issued a judgement which said the general power

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  8. Egyptian calling for AnastasiadesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has extended a letter of invitation to President Nicos Anastasiades to attend the upcoming Egypt Economic Development Conference in Sharm El Sheikh from March 13 to 15. A landmark conference will reportedly showcase the progress of Egypt's economic and business reforms and launch a four-year economic development and investment programme. The event will see the launch of a four-year development and investment program that will put the economy on a path towards inclusive and sustainable growth.

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  9. Michaelides: Corruption rife everywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Odysseas Michaelides has fired a warning to officials at the sewerage boards of Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca saying that they too could face the same fate as their colleagues in Paphos after a series of discrepancies were unearthed by the auditor general. Speaking during an interview on CyBC on Tuesday night, auditor general Michaelides spoke of "suspicious contracts and dealings at the sewerage boards of all the major towns and not just in Paphos" were high-ranking officials including former Paphos mayor Savvas Vergas and suspended Paphos Sewerage Board manager Eftychios Malekkides were jailed for their involvement in a corruption and fraud scam that cheated taxpayers out of millions of euros.

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  10. ECB: Governing Council meets in Cyprus as QE gets underwayRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    Following the decision of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank to hold two meetings each year outside the Frankfurt headquarters, the ECB Governing Council meeting on March 4 and 5 will take place in Nicosia, hosted by the Central Bank of Cyprus. The meeting is important as it takes place as the ECB introduces its quantitative easing programme this month to supply liquidity into the markets, thus helping to prop up the stagnant EU economy.

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  11. ECB Glimpse of Cyprus Debt Shows There Are Limits to Bank CleanupsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    Cyprus made euro-era history in March 2013 when it imposed capital controls for the first, and so far only, time in the single currency's existence. The measures came alongside a 10 billion-euro rescue led by the euro area, the merger of the country's two largest lenders, and the seizure of almost half the savings of some 21,000 customers.

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  12. Canada calling as Scots go back to work . . .Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    SCOTLAND will get a painful reminder of their absence from this summer's Women's World Cup when they meet Canada in their opening Cyprus Cup match in Nicosia this evening . SCOTLAND will get a painful reminder of their absence from this summer's Women's World Cup when they meet Canada in their opening Cyprus Cup match in Nicosia this evening .

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  13. CEOs confident about revenue prospectsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    CEOs in Cyprus are clearly more confident this year about their company's revenue growth prospects. This is a key finding of the 4th consecutive local survey carried out by PwC Cyprus within the framework of the Global CEO survey held annually over the past 18 years.

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  14. Cypriot ref blows whistle on match-fixingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee. The referee told The Associated Press that some Cypriot referees are deciding the outcomes of games with incorrect calls ordered up by a senior Cyprus Football Association official who he said manipulates team standings to keep himself in power and to keep negotiating lucrative television rights deals.

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  15. Anti-Austerity ProtestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    On Wednesday there shall be an anti-austerity protest, in response to a meeting that is being held by the Board of the European Central Bank in Cyprus. The rally is expected to draw thousands meaning it could be one of the biggest protests the island has seen.

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  16. 'Not the time for business as usual with Russia' - US presses EURead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Russia Taday

    A US State Department deputy spokesperson urged European partners to restrain from doing business with Russia because of the developments in Ukraine. The US statement comes in response to new agreements recently signed between Russia and Cyprus.

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  17. World Sports at 1330 GMTRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New Zealand Herald

    ... investigation into whether 2010 World Cup warm-up matches were fixed. By Rob Harris. SENT: 570 words, photo. NICOSIA, Cyprus " A senior Cypriot referee tells The AP that some fellow refs are deciding the outcomes of games with incorrect calls ...

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  18. US unhappy with Nicosia-Moscow tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    Deputy spokesperson Marie Harf expressed dissatisfaction on Monday over Cyprus' handling of Russia, while European allies are trying to send a unified, stern warning to Moscow over the Ukraine crisis. The spokesperson played down a controversial tweet sent by US Ambassador John Koenig on Sunday.

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  19. ECB in Nicosia to decide monetary policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cyprus Weekly

    The Governing Council of the ECB will have a closed meeting at the Filoxenia Conference Centre to discuss monetary policy. The ECB, along with the European Commission and the International Monetary Fund, make up the Troika, which is overseeing the international lending programme in Cyprus and Greece.

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  20. Eurozone gets positive economic newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Cyprus Weekly

    The 19-country eurozone got a double dose of mildly positive economic news Monday that will likely be met with relief by the European Central Bank's policymakers as they prepare to hold their next meeting on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Official figures from Eurostat showed that the fall in consumer prices eased notably in February, a development that will temper the more alarming predictions that the region is sliding into a protracted period of deflation.

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