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  1. News - World

    Cyprus: Doctor says former President Glafcos Clerides, who guided country into EU, has died

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 01:01am by AP

    ... NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus: Doctor says former President Glafcos Clerides, who guided country into EU, has died. ...

  2. News - World

    Cyprus bailout talks make ‘good progress’

    Posted Nov 24th 2012, 11:03am by AP in Cyprus

    ... AP in Cyprus Cyprus’ potential international creditors said Friday they have made “good progress” in negotiations on a possible bailout for the crisis-hit country. Cyprus’ potential ... been reached, Cyprus will become the fourth member of the 17-strong group of European Union countries that use the euro to receive international help with its debts. The troika representatives ...

  3. Agenda- Spa

    Posted May 07th 2010, 12:00am by Kylie Knott

    ... Kylie Knott Chill power At the Amathus Beach Hotel Limassol in Cyprus, guests can enjoy deluxe accommodation. But the biggest draw is the new 2,000-square-metre Amathus Spa & Wellness Centre which perfectly combines the elements of air, earth, fire and water to create an ideal environment to chill. There's a great gymnasium overlooking the pool and beach and swimming ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    China eyes stake in Cyprus gas plan

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:33am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Nicosia and London Island's natural gas reserves attract Chinese with possible investment in an export terminal China eyes stake in Cyprus gas plan China is looking at playing a role in Cyprus' multibillion-dollar plans to develop the island's natural gas reserves, including possible investment in a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal. Cyprus ...

  5. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus president has ‘guarded optimism’ over US-brokered peace deal

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 04:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Nicosia

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia Peace talks on the ethnically-divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus set to resume after two-year hiatus Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has ... counterpart Dervis Eroglu issued on Tuesday relaunching peace talks after a nearly two-year hiatus. He said the joint communique does not aim to scrap the Cyprus republic but instead see ...

  6. News - China - SYRIA CONFLICT

    Chinese warship in Cyprus to aid Syrian chemical weapons removal

    Posted Jan 04th 2014, 08:13pm by Reuters in Limassol

    ... Reuters in Limassol The Yancheng, a missile frigate on its way to escort a convoy carrying chemical weapons from Syria docked in Cyprus on Saturday where it was greeted by Chinese nationals A Chinese frigate which will help escort Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons out of the country docked in Cyprus on Saturday as part of a delayed international mission. The Yancheng, ...

  7. Sport - Rugby

    Cyprus march on with unsung winning streak in international rugby

    Posted Dec 14th 2013, 10:07pm by AFP

    ... of Cyprus' 'wild sheep' Most Cypriots are blissfully unaware of it, but their national rugby XV have notched up a 21st straight triumph, thanks largely to former expats and foreign soldiers ... against Greece in March 2007, when, strapped up in ill-fitting shirts hastily bought in a pub, Cyprus romped to victory 39-3. The Moufflons, named after a native wild sheep, have not looked back ...

  8. Comment - Blogs

    UK, Germany still hot- Cyprus less so

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 02:23pm by Anna Healy Fenton

    ... Anna Healy Fenton anna.fenton@scmp.com The Cyprus fiscal nosedive comes as a blow to wealthy Chinese immigrants seeking a relatively cheap route to property and residency in the euro zone. Along with Ireland, Spain and Portugal, Cyprus has been offering a property-linked visa programme. Residency awaits anyone investing €300,000 (HK$3 million) in Cypriot property, while Ireland ...

  9. Business - Money - Cyprus

    Cyprus bailout deposit tax rattles global markets

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 11:17am by Associated Press

    ... of the Mediterranean island nation. Although Cyprus accounts for only around 0.2 per cent of the economic output of the 17 European Union countries that use the common euro, the tax on depositors was a significant policy shift that has stoked fears of bank runs in other troubled European economies. Cyprus residents already emptied virtually all ATMs on the island in a weekend bank run. “If European ...




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