Cyprus

Cypriot Authorities Not Aiming For Country's Military Build-up

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The authorities of Cyprus do not seek and have not ever sought to militarize the country, Prodromos Prodromou, the Cypriot government spokesman said.
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Duchess Kate Wears Honest-to-god Trousers & A Blazer For Her Trip To Cyprus

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Cyprus today to do another holiday party for RAF personnel and RAF families. Yesterday, Will and Kate hosted a Christmas party for RAF families at Kensington Palace, and it seemed to go pretty well...
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'reckless' Actions Of Greece, Cyprus At Sea Create Dangerous Situation - Erdogan

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday warned the authorities of Greece and Greek Cyprus against "reckless" behaviour in the eastern Mediterranean, adding that actions undermining hydrocarbon exploration by Turkey were...
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The Week's Good News: November 22, 2018

1. A 1,600-year-old mosaic depicting St. Mark that was missing for 40 years is back in Cyprus, thanks to the "Indiana Jones of the art world." Arthur Brand of The Netherlands is an art investigator, and after two years of searching for the artwork,...
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Thanksgiving Worries: Pm May Reportedly Warned Brexit Prone To 'turkey Trap'

Ankara launched a bid to become a full fledged EU member-state in 2005, but talks have effectively come to a standstill over Northern Cyprus and the alleged violation of human rights in Turkey. Hunt claims that Britain could see the same fate, as...
Related topics: Thanksgiving, Turkey, Ankara, Human Rights, United Kingdom, London

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Repatriated 6th-century Mosaic To Help Reconstitute Apse

A rare, 1,500 year-old mosaic depicting St. Mark has joined other repatriated pieces that were looted from the ethnically split Cyprus' breakaway north, a Cypriot Orthodox Church official said Wednesday. Together the pieces will create a Swiss...
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Turkish Opposition Leader Warns Of War Over Cyprus' Resources

In recent years, rivalry over natural resources has become one of the main issues in the territorial conflict on Cyprus, which began in 1974 after Turkey launched an invasion of the island.
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Bye Britain! Uk Excluded From New Eu School For Spies Led By Greece, Cyprus

While the United Kingdom is not invited to join the new project, Denmark and Malta will also not be a part of a joint EU intelligence school.
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Exxonmobil Receives Warning From Turkey Before Thanksgiving

Exxon Mobil Corporation XOM recently received another warning from the Turkish government for hydrocarbon exploration in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) of Cyprus. The government of Turkey claimed that the move from the world’s largest...
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'indiana Jones Of The Art World' Tracks Down 6th Century Mosaic Stolen From Cyprus

Missing for 40 years, a 1,600-year-old mosaic depicting St. Mark is back in Cyprus, thanks to the "Indiana Jones of the art world." Arthur Brand of The Netherlands is an art investigator, and after two years of searching, finally found the mosaic,...
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Uk, Eu Agree On British Military Bases In Cyprus, Gibraltar

Earlier this week, EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier revealed the contents of the draft Brexit deal agreed upon by the United Kingdom and the European Union. The document includes three protocols related to Cyprus, Gibraltar and the Irish...
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Netanyahu Approves Qatari Salary Deal As 'right Step' To Avoid Gaza Collapse

The implementation of Qatar’s initiative to cover salary expenses for civil servants in Gaza for at least half a year coincided with reports of a new sea passage due to be unveiled between Cyprus and the Gaza Strip; however, the latter hasn’t...
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Israel, Qatar Agree On Sea Passage Between Cyprus And Gaza – Reports

Reports on the sea passage from the Gaza Strip arrived amid speculations on a truce supposedly reached between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, although Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar earlier stated that they are clinching deals with anyone but...
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Turkey, Greece, Cyrpus Conflict Deepens As New Flashpoint In The Med Intensifies

Via GEFIRA, The conflict over gas in the eastern Mediterranean is intensifying. In February, the first case of intervention by the Turkish navy took place in the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Cyprus. Last month, two more flashpoints have...
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Untoched By Civil War: Syrian Island Of Arwad Waiting For Tourists - Authorities

MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The island's administration told reporters that it has recently held a spring-cleaning and now hopes to attract more tourists from neighboring Cyprus and Lebanon as the island is mainly popular only among the Syrian tourists.
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Cash For Citizenship, Golden Passport Schemes Revealed In 21 Countries

A list of 21 'high risk' countries, including three European destinations operating a golden passport scheme has been released by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development; Malta, Monaco and Cyprus are included on the list for...
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Deja Vu: The Gas Conflict Around Cyprus Is Getting Worse

Via GEFIRA, In early October, the Cypriot government invited tenders for gas extraction in Block 7. Ankara believes that this step impairs the interests of both Turkey and the Turkish Cypriots and announced that remedial measures will be taken,...
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Erdogan Toughens Stance As Cyprus Faces Permanent Partition

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is stepping up his rhetoric over Cyprus in a move seen by analysts as taking on a more assertive approach that could result in a permanent partition of the divided Mediterranean island. Addressing parliament...
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Cyprus President Urges Collective Leadership To Address ‘root Causes’ Of World’s Crises

“Blatant violations of international law” were foremost on the mind of Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, as he brought the issue to the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, urging States to readjust their policies in “hope for a...

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Texas Ag Argues Black Girl Should Have Been Forced To Stand For Pledge Because She Didn’t Have...

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has moved to intervene in a federal court case where an African-American girl was suspended for protesting the Pledge of Allegiance. India Landry and her mother won a lawsuit against Cyprus-Fairbanks Independent...
Related topics: African-American, Protests, India, Lawsuits

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