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We have started to collect the most important news related to Cyprus in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

World news related to Cyprus – overview

Cyprus: news

Cyprus reunification talks resume

Tuesday, February 11th 2014, 16:28
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus resume after an 18-month break as the Turkish and Greek Cypriot leaders meet on neutral territory.
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Cyprus reunification talks to resume

Friday, February 7th 2014, 21:44
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus are to resume following agreement between Turkish and Greek Cypriots on a negotiations roadmap.
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Northern Cyprus lifts ban on gay sex

Monday, January 27th 2014, 18:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The EU welcomes the decision of Turkish-controlled northern Cyprus to decriminalise homosexual relations - the last European territory to do so.
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VIDEO: China joins Syria chemical mission

Saturday, January 4th 2014, 19:41
related countries: China China, Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

A Chinese frigate which is taking part in the mission to remove Syria's chemical weapons stockpile under an agreement that followed a chemical attack near Damascus last year, has docked in Cyprus.
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New bid to collect Syrian toxic arms

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 15:22
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Norway Norway, Syria Syria

Norwegian and Danish ships are set to sail again from Cyprus in a new bid to collect Syria's chemical arms, after an earlier deadline was missed.
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VIDEO: Ships in new bid to get Syria weapons

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 6:34
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Norway Norway, Syria Syria

Danish and Norwegian ships tasked with removing Syria's stockpile of chemical weapons are due to depart from Cyprus on Friday.
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VIDEO: Norway's 'chemical weapons' ship

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 7:51
related countries: Norway Norway, Syria Syria

A Norwegian ship taking part in the mission to remove and destroy Syria's chemical weapons stockpiles has changed course and is returning to Cyprus.
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VIDEO: Football unity in divided Cyprus

Sunday, December 1st 2013, 18:08
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Talks to try and heal the divisions between Greece and Turkey over the island of Cyprus have failed over the years, but a development in the sporting world is giving some observers cause for optimism.
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Cyprus ex-President Clerides dies

Friday, November 15th 2013, 18:09
related places: Nicosia

Former Cypriot President Glafcos Clerides, who oversaw his country's entry into the EU in 2004, dies at the age of 94 in a Nicosia hospital.
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Cyprus man 'not missing Ben Needham'

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 20:03

A DNA test carried out on a man in Cyprus proves he is not Ben Needham, who disappeared as a toddler in 1991.
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Drowned holidaymaker 'rescued man'

Sunday, October 20th 2013, 13:40

The brother-in-law of a Sheffield man who drowned in the sea off Cyprus while trying to rescue a man in difficulty speaks of his loss.
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Cyprus economy in 5.9% annual drop

Friday, September 6th 2013, 11:57

The struggling economy of Cyprus has suffered its worst annual contraction since the mid-1970s, according to official figures.
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Cyprus MPs adopt key bailout terms

Friday, September 6th 2013, 5:05

Cypriot MPs reverse an earlier rejection of key bills demanded by lenders in return for the second instalment of a 10bn-euro (£8.7bn) EU/IMF bailout.
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Union warns players over contracts

Wednesday, August 21st 2013, 14:48
related countries: Greece Greece

Global players' union FIFPro urges caution for footballers considering moves to Greece, Turkey and Cyprus.
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Ex-minister guilty over Cyprus blast

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 17:00

A former Cypriot defence minister is found guilty of manslaughter over a deadly munitions blast that killed 13 people in 2011.
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Cyprus debt 'default' over bond swap

Sunday, June 30th 2013, 11:05

Cyprus's debt ratings are cut to "default" by Standard & Poor's after it announces it will delay paying back 1bn euros ($1.3bn, £860m) of bonds.
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