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US ambassador's Cyprus-Russia tweet upsets Cypriot president
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president on Monday sharply rebuked the U.S. ambassador on the Mediterranean island for a tweet he claims linked his visit to Russia to the assassination of opposition figure Boris Nemtsov.(3/2/2015 9:33:35 AM)
Home nations prepare for Cyprus Cup
England begin their Cyprus Cup campaign aiming to reach a third successive final in the tournament, before the World Cup.(3/3/2015 1:47:11 AM)
US ambassador tweet riles Cyprus
Cyprus on Monday blasted the tweet of the US ambassador to the island over the killing of Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov while President Nicos Anastasiades was visiting Moscow. The ambassador, John Koenig, wrote Sunday on Twitter: "What do people in think about the week in Russia as seen from here? Anastasiades told state TV that the comments were "very undiplomatic" and only served to ...(3/2/2015 1:48:30 PM)
Senior referee blows whistle on extensive match-fixing in Cyprus
Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee.(3/3/2015 9:20:25 AM)
Cypriot referee blows whistle on alleged match-fixing
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Football in the sun-drenched Mediterranean island of Cyprus is riddled with match-fixing by referees, an operation designed to line the pockets of soccer officials and politicians, according to a senior Cypriot referee.(3/3/2015 9:03:09 AM)
Cyprus police hold three in illegal Syrian vehicle export probe
Police in Cyprus are questioning three Syrian men on suspicion of exporting cars illegally from the island to Syria, authorities said on Friday. Authorities said they could not speculate on the final destination or use of the twin-cabin pick-ups, but follows media reports last year that Cypriot-registered vehicles were being used by militants in Syria. Police spokesman Andreas Angelides said the ...(2/27/2015 7:14:39 AM)
ECB Glimpse of Cyprus Debt Shows There Are Limits to Bank Cleanups
One banking crash, three and a half years of recession and an international bailout later, 58-year-old Stelios Charalambous is among the Mediterranean island nation’s many debtors who realize that time has passed. “I took a 70,000-euro loan six years ago from a cooperative bank in the days when no one asked you many questions, and I bought six plots of land in Romania,” the Nicosia-based ...(3/3/2015 7:01:01 PM)
Russia, Cyprus sign military deal on use of Mediterranean ports
(This February 25 story was corrected to show Russia lost $151 billion in capital outflows last year, not Cyprus) MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades signed an agreement on Wednesday to give Russian military ships access to Cypriot ports. For example regarding the entrance of our ships to Cypriot ports," Putin told journalists. Ties ...(2/26/2015 8:02:29 AM)
Cyprus signs military deal to let Russian navy ships dock
MOSCOW (AP) — Cyprus on Wednesday signed a deal with Russia allowing its navy ships to make regular port calls on the divided Mediterranean island.(2/25/2015 1:03:23 PM)
Cyprus plays down naval deal with Russia
Cyprus played down on Thursday an agreement granting Russian warships access to its ports and denied there was any request from Moscow to open a base on the island.(3/1/2015 10:59:07 PM)
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