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Cyprus President: Peace Talks Headway on Governance, Economy

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cyprus' president says peace talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically divided country have made significant progress on how power will be shared with breakaway Turkish Cypriots and how the economy will function under a federation.
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Cyprus aims to heal its great divide

BBC News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
At a time when walls and fences are going up across Europe in response to the migrant crisis, there is hope a long-standing barrier in one part of the continent could finally come down in 2016.

Spain, Malta and Cyprus now cost you more in travel insurance

BT.com - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
If you're going to Spain, Malta or Cyprus you'll now pay more for your travel insurance. This is because the cost of medical treatment in some of these sunny holiday hotspots is rocketing.

First six of 509 refugees from Europe due in Cyprus on Thursday

Cyprus Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
Cyprus was on Thursday expecting to receive the first group of refugees, six people, as part of its obligations to accept a total of 509 under the EU distribution and relocation programme for immigrants arriving in Italy and Greece.
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Cyprus peace deal will pay for itself, says UN envoy

Kathimerini - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
A UN-backed peace deal to end the division of Cyprus would cover its own costs in the long term by creating jobs and prosperity, the world body's envoy said Tuesday.

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BBC News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
After decades of division in Cyprus, there is genuine belief a political solution will bring together Turkish Cypriots in the north and Greek Cypriots in the south.

Cyprus Frees Navalny Ally

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
A court in Vladimir last year convicted Alburov and sentenced him to 240 hours of community service. Kulachenkov fled the country, and his whereabouts were not widely known until his supporters this week disclosed his detention in Cyprus, a member of ...

FinMin: Cyprus to continue tax modernization ahead of programme exit

Famagusta Gazette - ‎13 hours ago‎
Cyprus is about to exit its economic adjustment programme and is standing again on its own feet, having regained its credibility as a country and as an economy, Finance Minister Harris Georgiades has said .

Cyprus' religious leaders reaffirm their support for Cyprus solution

Famagusta Gazette - ‎21 hours ago‎
In his statements following the meeting, Eide said that it was a very positive and interesting lunch adding that the religious leaders of Cyprus “are working closely to support reunification and the idea that this island is an island of many faiths and ...
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Transport Minister: Energy a sector of priority for Cyprus

Famagusta Gazette - ‎21 hours ago‎
The energy sector is a priority for Cyprus, Minister of Transport Marios Demetriades has said. he pointed out that Cyprus` Government tries to provide the energy companies TOTAL and ENI with the appropriate facilities to operate in the country. He also ...

Less hair but more heart (PICTURES)

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
One of the event organisers, Andrie Constantinou, told The Cyprus Weekly that more pupils showed up than expected, making the occasion “really, really nice”.

Emirates U-turn on Cyprus route

Times of Malta - ‎12 hours ago‎
Emirates has decided to reinstate a stop in Cyprus, just two weeks after it announced that it would drop it, giving no reason for this change of heart.
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Dozens dead in Mexico prison riot

Cyprus Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dozens of people were killed in a prison riot in the north-eastern Mexican city of Monterrey early on Thursday, local media reported, just days ahead of a planned visit by Pope Francis to another prison in Mexico s far north.

President briefs Parliament plenary on Cyprus talks

Famagusta Gazette - ‎13 hours ago‎
Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will brief the plenary of the House of Representatives on Thursday on recent developments in the Cyprus UN backed reunification process. Under the aegis of the United Nations, the negotiations process resumed last ...

Cyprus Ends Tender for Medium-Term Gas Supply

ABC News - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Cyprus' Natural Gas Co. says it has ended a two-year bid to find suppliers of natural gas to fire up the east Mediterranean island's main power plant.

Child abduction suspects to be deported

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Three Norwegian men - who police said had arrived in Cyprus to abduct a toddler - are expected to be expelled from the island with immediate effect according to media reports on Thursday.

Cyprus cancels Leviathan tender

Globes - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The partners also reported that they are still talking to the Cypriot government about supplying gas from Cyprus's Aphrodite field.

Gearing up for 'Tour of north Cyprus'

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Turkish Cypriot Cycling Federation is organising the first international cycling 'Tour of north Cyprus' this month.

Traffic laws 'not tough enough'

In-Cyprus (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎10 hours ago‎
Speaking to Phileleftheros, the minister said that the University of Cyprus's law department had been tasked with evaluating the current punishments in place for motorists found guilty of causing serious or fatal road accidents by means of negligent or ...

Cyprus Risks 'Dirty Exit' from Bailout but Eurozone Partners See Fiscal Improvement

Euro Insight - ‎10 hours ago‎
Cyprus, the island state whose crippled banking system bankrupted thousands of savers in 2013, is at risk of a so-called dirty exit from its €10bn international bailout programme, Eurozone officials have told Euro Insight.
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