All posts tagged Cyprus

  • 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 bilateral agreements, along with a Memorandum of Understanding between […]

  • 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 meeting with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades the […]

  • 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 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, with unforeseen consequences. Turkey has issued a unilateral naval directive, according ...

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]