All posts tagged Cyprus

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 the lender still faced immense challenges. Moody’s […]


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, w ...

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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 Nav ...

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RAF jets fly for fifth time from Cyprus and the government asks for protection

September 30, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

RAF jets have flown for the fifth time on Monday from the British Sovereign Base in Akrotiri, Cyprus, since the British parliament authorised air stri ...

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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 […]

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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 the bailout adjustment programme. The rating agency […]

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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 […]