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Migrants rescued off Cyprus' north coast
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — About 228 migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus' northern coast, an official said Sunday.(11/23/2014 9:55:02 AM)
Ackermann takes helm of Cyprus' biggest bank
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Former Deutsche Bank chief Josef Ackermann has been named the new chairman of bailed-out Cyprus' biggest bank.(11/20/2014 12:04:18 PM)
ECB Leaks Maligning Cyprus Aid May Harm Euro, Ex-Governor Says
The leaking of documents on the rescue of Cyprus’s second-biggest bank distorts the truth about the country’s bailout and may damage confidence in the euro, former European Central Bank Governing Council member Panicos Demetriades said.(11/20/2014 11:47:48 AM)
Source: Cyprus on lookout for Syria-bound jihadis
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus has intensified screening at its ports, airports and checkpoints that dot the island's dividing line to prevent Europeans from passing through en route to Syria to join the Islamic State group, an official said Wednesday.(11/19/2014 10:40:25 AM)
Migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, rescued off Cyprus' north coast from stranded ship
An official says 228 migrants, apparently refugees from Syria, have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus' northern coast.(11/23/2014 4:08:57 AM)
Cyprus economy shrinks 0.4% in Q3
Cyprus's recession-hit economy contracted by 0.4 percent in the third quarter, matching the drop of the previous three months, official figures showed on Friday. It was the 13th successive negative quarter for the Mediterranean island's battered economy, according to a flash estimate from the state statistical service, which also revised the second quarter drop to 0.4 percent from its initial ...(11/14/2014 11:03:17 AM)
Over 800 sea-borne migrants saved in Italy, northern Cyprus
By Isla Binnie and Michele Kambas ROME/NICOSIA (Reuters) - Italy's coastguard said it has rescued more than 600 migrants in the Mediterranean Sea between Sicily and North Africa this weekend and started a search for one man feared drowned during the passage. Further east, 270 Syrian refugees were rescued off Turkish-Cypriot controlled northern Cyprus overnight when their ship's engine broke down ...(11/23/2014 10:43:18 AM)
Cyprus welcomes Moody's credit rating upgrade
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' government has hailed rating agency Moody's three-notch upgrade of the bailed-out country's credit grade as validation of its adherence to the terms of its rescue.(11/15/2014 9:43:16 AM)
Source: Cyprus steps up security regarding possible Islamic State volunteers
An official says Cyprus has intensified screening procedures at its ports, airports and checkpoints to prevent Europeans from passing through the country en route to Syria to join the Islamic State group.(11/19/2014 9:38:52 AM)
Israel urges Turkey to respect Cyprus right to energy
Israel's foreign minister said Wednesday that Turkey must respect Cyprus's right to explore for natural gas and avoid sparking unnecessary tension in the region. Avigdor Lieberman said each country must respect the sovereign rights of their neighbour, adding that it was "extremely unnecessary" for Turkey to cause friction in a region already mired in conflict. "We respect the integrity of Cyprus ...(11/5/2014 2:13:12 PM)
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