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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.

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Cyprus: news

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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Cyprus leader attacks bailout terms

Wednesday, June 19th 2013, 9:01

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades urges eurozone leaders to help his country's biggest bank and sharply criticises the bailout agreed in March.
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Cyprus receives EU-IMF bailout funds

Monday, May 13th 2013, 15:39
related countries: Belgium Belgium, Greece Greece, Slovenia Slovenia
related places: Brussels

Cyprus receives the first tranche of a 10bn-euro bailout package from international creditors agreed earlier this year, with Greece also due to receive further funds.
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Cyprus passes international bailout

Tuesday, April 30th 2013, 16:00

Parliament in Cyprus approves the country's international bailout deal after warnings that the alternative would be financial collapse.
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MEPs angry at EU treatment of Cyprus

Wednesday, April 17th 2013, 11:31

MEPs attack the European Commission's handling of the Cyprus crisis, saying it must wrest back control from the "troika" team.
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Cyprus to ease citizenship rules

Sunday, April 14th 2013, 21:23

Cyprus is to relax its citizenship rules for foreign investors who lost at least 3m euros (£2.5m) under an EU bailout deal, the Cypriot president says.
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Portugal and Ireland loans extended

Friday, April 12th 2013, 16:42
related countries: Ireland Ireland
related places: Dublin

Portugal and the Republic of Ireland are to be given an extra seven years to pay back their bailout loans from the European Union.
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