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Cyprus

Economy,

NICOSIA - The lingering COVID-19 pandemic all but forgotten as health measure restrictions were being rapidly eased, Cyprus’ opening to tourists again could bring more than 2 million this year, said Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios.

Politics,

NICOSIA — Ukrainian authorities have informed Cyprus about their seizure of $420 million worth of shares and securities linked to the east Mediterranean island nation, which belong to a Russian billionaire and other businessmen, a Cypriot official said Tuesday.

NICOSIA — Ukrainian authorities have informed Cyprus about their seizure of $420 million worth of shares and securities linked to the east Mediterranean island nation, which belong to a Russian billionaire and other businessmen, a Cypriot official said Tuesday.
Economy,

NICOSIA — Nine Lebanese banks are shutting down their operations on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, a representative of the Cyprus Central Bank said on Tuesday.

NICOSIA — Nine Lebanese banks are shutting down their operations on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, a representative of the Cyprus Central Bank said on Tuesday.
Society,

NICOSIA - The European Commission has prohibited the import of fish from Famagusta on the Turkish-occupied side of Cyprus after finding that untreated human waste was being dumped into the sea there.

NICOSIA - The European Commission has prohibited the import of fish from Famagusta on the Turkish-occupied side of Cyprus after finding that untreated human waste was being dumped into the sea there.

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Economy,

Cyprus Drills Hone Skills on evacuations from Conflict Zones

NICOSIA - Seven countries including Greece, the US, France, Italy and Israel have taken part in a series of drills in and around Cyprus designed to ease civilian evacuations from conflict zones and to conduct offshore rescue operations, amid a renewed sense of urgency due to the war in Ukraine.

NICOSIA - Seven countries including Greece, the US, France, Italy and Israel have taken part in a series of drills in and around Cyprus designed to ease civilian evacuations from conflict zones and to conduct offshore rescue operations, amid a renewed sense of urgency due to the war in Ukraine.
Society,

Jordan Οffers to Station Firefighting Aircraft in Cyprus

NICOSIA — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has offered to station firefighting aircraft in Cyprus through the summer fire season, the Cypriot foreign minister said Monday.

NICOSIA — Jordan’s King Abdullah II has offered to station firefighting aircraft in Cyprus through the summer fire season, the Cypriot foreign minister said Monday.
Society,

Unhappy Cypriot Farmers Dump Milk, Set Fire to Bales of Hay (Photos)

NICOSIA - Protesting high prices and production problems, Cypriot farmers poured tons of milk outside the Presidential palace in the capital and set bales of hay on fire.

NICOSIA - Protesting high prices and production problems, Cypriot farmers poured tons of milk outside the Presidential palace in the capital and set bales of hay on fire.
Politics,

Mitsotakis Tells Biden: Two States on Cyprus Unacceptable

WASHINGTON - In a meeting at the White House, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told US President Joe Biden that a demand by Turkish-Cypriots for the world to recognize the occupied territory is untenable.

WASHINGTON - In a meeting at the White House, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told US President Joe Biden that a demand by Turkish-Cypriots for the world to recognize the occupied territory is untenable.
Politics,

Cyprus’ Labour Minister Suffers Aneurysm, Taken to Athens Hospital

NICOSIA - Cypriot Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou was taken to a hospital in Athens after suffering a cerebral aneurysm and was undergoing surgery the morning of May 16, the government said, reporting she was in critical condition.

NICOSIA - Cypriot Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou was taken to a hospital in Athens after suffering a cerebral aneurysm and was undergoing surgery the morning of May 16, the government said, reporting she was in critical condition.
Politics,

Cyprus Slip Sliding Away from More EU Russia Sanctions

NICOSIA - Already upset over a European Union ban on Russian airlines over the invasion of Ukraine that cost Cyprus a key tourist market, President Nicos Anastasiades indicated he won’t go along with more penalties if they don’t work.

NICOSIA - Already upset over a European Union ban on Russian airlines over the invasion of Ukraine that cost Cyprus a key tourist market, President Nicos Anastasiades indicated he won’t go along with more penalties if they don’t work.
Society,

Book Says British Tortured, Killed 14 Cypriot Rebels in 1950’s Uprising

NICOSIA - Using testimony from British veterans Cypriots fighting for independence from the United Kingdom in the 1950’s, a book about that dark period in its Colonial history alleged that at least 14 Cypriots were tortured and murdered during an armed uprising.

NICOSIA - Using testimony from British veterans Cypriots fighting for independence from the United Kingdom in the 1950’s, a book about that dark period in its Colonial history alleged that at least 14 Cypriots were tortured and murdered during an armed uprising.
Society,

Cyprus Pitches Regional Firefighting Hub to Israel, Greece

NICOSIA — Cyprus’ foreign minister pitched to his Greek and Israeli counterparts on Monday the creation of an east Mediterranean firefighting hub aimed at quickly addressing huge summer wildfires that could overwhelm any single country.

NICOSIA — Cyprus’ foreign minister pitched to his Greek and Israeli counterparts on Monday the creation of an east Mediterranean firefighting hub aimed at quickly addressing huge summer wildfires that could overwhelm any single country.
Politics,

Joint Statement on the 3+1 (Cyprus, Greece, Israel + U.S.) Foreign Ministerial

WASHINGTON - Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday participated in a teleconference with his counterparts of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides, of Israel Yair Lapid, and with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in the framework of the '3+1' scheme.

WASHINGTON - Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday participated in a teleconference with his counterparts of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides, of Israel Yair Lapid, and with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in the framework of the '3+1' scheme.
Society,

Cypriot Police Probe Car Arson, Fan Attack after Soccer Game

NICOSIA — Six cars were deliberately set ablaze a short distance from the soccer stadium where league leader Apollon Limassol played second-place APOEL Nicosia, Cypriot police said Monday.

NICOSIA — Six cars were deliberately set ablaze a short distance from the soccer stadium where league leader Apollon Limassol played second-place APOEL Nicosia, Cypriot police said Monday.

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