All posts tagged Cyprus

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September 16, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Public sector employees in Cypris are to go on strike on September 19 to protest against recent statements by finance minister Harris Georgiades regarding further cuts in salaries and the taxation of a […]


Ryanair in talks to take over Cyprus airways

August 24, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Low-cost airline Ryanair holds talks with the Cyprus government about a possible takeover struggling financially Cyprus Airways, which is under scruti ...


Archaeology: Ancient human burials discovered in Cyprus

August 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Archaelogists believe that they discovered what could be the earliest documented formal human burials found in Cyprus to date. The human burials dated ...

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Cyprus still at risk, says Moody’s

August 7, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Cyprus has an “elevated risk of default in the medium-term”, Moody’s ratings agency said on August 6, despite the island’s good performance in ...

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    Cyprus and Greece included in new Israel defence doctrine
    July 31, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Cyprus and Greece are the countries with which Israel should promote alliances. This position is recorded in the new defense doctrine of Israel, which diversifies taking into consideration the energy […]

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    Cyprus starts exploratory drilling
    July 31, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Energy Minister of Cyprus George Lakkotrypis announced that before the end of summer, exploratory drilling will start in the Onasagoras area, located in block 9 of the Cypriot EEZ. He […]

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    EU calls on Turkey to end Cyprus sea and air ban
    June 24, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The European Union, in the framework of the EU-Turkey Association Council that took place Monday in Luxemburg, has called on Turkey to implement the Ankara protocol, which will end Cyprus […]

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    Biden visits Cyprus in bid to isolate Russia
    May 22, 2014, by VOANews

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is in Cyprus as part of an effort to consolidate support for possible further sanctions against Russia. Vice President Biden arrived in Cyprus expressing support […]