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3 hrs ago | Daily Star

Staff shortage Gatwick Airport chaos

London's Gatwick Airport predicted possible disruption after it emerged key baggage handler Swissport does not have enough staff to load and unload planes.

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11 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

CYPRUS: FBME clients, cards in limbo as central bank clueless

Complaints have been pouring in at the Financial Mirror from frustrated customers who have no access to their funds deposited at the FBME Bank branch in Cyprus that has been under Central Bank administration for two weeks over US allegations that it was involved in money laundering.

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12 hrs ago | Groong

Baby owls at risk after trees drastically pruned

Baby owls at risk after trees drastically pruned Cyprus Mail July 29, 2014 Tuesday By Evie Andreou OVER ZEALOUS pruning of eucalyptus trees in the Armenian cemetery in Nicosia near the Ledra Palace check point have raised fears over the fate of rare long-eared baby owls which were nesting in the branches of the trees.

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17 hrs ago | AndhraNews

Prosafe SE: Contract extension for Safe Hibernia

Cotemar group has confirmed that Safe Hibernia has been awarded a contract extension through to 23 December 2014 with unchanged day rate.

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21 hrs ago | Groong

Syrian Christian leader warns of impending Islamic State assault

Catholic Sentinel July 27 2014 Syrian Christian leader warns of impending Islamic State assault Catholic News Service NICOSIA, Cyprus -- A prominent Syrian Christian political leader has warned of an impending assault on the northeastern province of Hassake amid reports that thousands of Islamist fighters are preparing to take control of the ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Financial Mirror

NATGAS: Cyprus and Eni/KOGAS sign MoU for LNG valorisation

The Cyprus government and representatives of the Eni/KOGAS joint venture signed a memorandum of understanding in Nicosia on Wednesday aimed at investigating areas of cooperation related to Cyprus potential gas resources valorisation, with priority given to the onshore LNG option.

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Midhurst and Petworth

Easebourne villager makes pilgrimage to Cyprus to finally bury his grandfather

The little room in Cyprus where the remains of Alex' grandfather were laid out for the family to visit before the funeral SUS-140718-124328001 The owner of Easebourne Stores, Alex Christou, has made an emotional trip back to Cyprus to bury his grandfather - 40 years after the Greek Cypriot was shot dead.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Bank of Cyprus says private placement raises 1 bln euros

Bank of Cyprus, the Cypriot lender that recapitalised by seizing its clients' deposits last year, said it had raised 1 billion euros in a private placement on Monday, drawing in investors from the United States and Russia as well as from an EU-controlled bank.

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Dairy Reporter

Cyprus halloumi PDO application leaves Turkish Cypriots uneasy

Cyprus has filed an application with the European Commission to secure protected designation of origin status for halloumi - a move that's left Turkish Cypriot cheese makers uneasy.

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NEWS.com.au

Muslims mark sombre Eid

A FIREFIGHT left one man dead and three law officers injured after police traced a fugitive child molester to a New York City smoke shop.

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EKathimerini

Samaras vows to stand by Cyprus in reunification talks

Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has vowed to stand by the Cypriot government in its reunification talks with Turkish-Cypriots after meeting President Nicos Anastasiades in Athens on Monday.

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The Financial Mirror

Ten years on - " Is Cyprus still a retirement haven?

Rummaging through the Financial Mirror archives, attention was brought to ten years ago today.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

International Monetary Fund

Statement by the European Commission, ECB and IMF on the Fifth Review Mission to Cyprus

Staff teams from the European Commission , European Central Bank , and the International Monetary Fund visited Nicosia during July14-25, 2014 for the fifth review of Cyprus's economic program, which is supported by financial assistance from the European Stability Mechanism and the IMF.

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SETimes news

Survey finds support for EU-based solution for Cyprus

Holding the white and red Turkish-Cypriot flag, people attend an army parade marking the 40th anniversary of the Turkish military invasion of Cyprus, on July 20th in Nicosia in the northern Turkish-controlled area of the of the east Mediterranean island.

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The Financial Mirror

SPORTS: Cytavision, APOEL Cyprus in 9 mln TV rights deal

Cyprus football champions APOEL FC signed a 5-year television rights deal with state-owned cable provider Cytavision worth 8.9 mln, seen by fans as far better than the club's previous agreement with LTV.

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Reuters

Tanzania takes control of bank accused of money laundering

Tanzania's central bank said on Friday it had taken over the management of a bank accused by the U.S. government of large-scale money laundering.

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Groong

Tragic 40th Anniversary of Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Marked

The Jewish Voice July 24 2014 Tragic 40th Anniversary of Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Marked Thursday, 24 July 2014 13:54 By: Daniel Pipes July 20, 2014 marked the gloomy 40th anniversary of the day that Turkish troops overpowered the tiny, almost undefended island of Cyprus in a brutal exercise of military might whose immorality only intensifies ... (more)

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Financial Mirror

Cyprus - doing its best' to cut down on red tape

Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis told business leaders in Paphos that the government was aware of the cash-flow problem in the economy and that it was trying to cut down on red tape as part of a widetr plan to introduce universal efficiencies and become mo0re competitive.

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The Financial Mirror

Eurofast Cyprus promotes business in Erbil, northern Iraq

Eurofast, the Cyprus-based multinational advisory company with offices in south east Europe, is opening an office in Erbil, northern Iraq, and has invited the firm's regional director to elaborate on investment opportunities and procedures next week.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Hill

Response to Turkish Cypriot's opinion piece

The opinion piece, "Hope for a peace settlement on Cyprus" by Ahmet Erdengiz is fundamentally flawed and littered with historical inaccuracies.

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