All posts tagged Cyprus

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March 12, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

The Cypriot cabinet has given the green light for the signing of an agreement with French energy giant Total, allowing the company to extend its exploration off the coast Cyprus […]

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Putin: Russian vessels to dock in Cypriot ports

February 25, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Russian president Vladimir Putin and Cyprus president Nicos Anastasiades signed on February 25, at a meeting at Putin’s house in Moscow, eight bila ...

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Tsipras: EU mutilated without Greece and Cyprus

February 3, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, speaking in Nicosia on Monday during his first foreign trip as prime minister, said that he discussed in a meeti ...


Moodys upgrades Bank of Cyprus’ deposit ratings

November 19, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Moodys Ratings agency on Monday upgraded Bank of Cyprus’ (BoC) long-term deposit ratings to Caa3 from Ca with stable outlook, warning however that t ...

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    Russian, Israeli, UK and Turkish military ‘squeeze’ into Cyprus EEZ
    October 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Russian, Israeli, British and Turkish military forces will all be “squeezed” into the Cyprus Exclusive Economic Zone(EEZ) in the next few days, with unforeseen consequences. Turkey has issued a unilateral naval directive, according ...

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    Russian Navy to have exercises in the Cypriot EEZ
    October 16, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    The Russian navy will conduct exercises with rocket launching inside Cyprus’ EEZ, opposite Barbaros. According to an announcement by the Russian Navy, the exercises will begin on Monday, October 20, […]

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    Public sector employees in Cyprus to strike
    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 […]

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    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 scrutiny by the European Commission. It was announced on August […]

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    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 to 7800 BCE were found in Kretou […]