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VIDEO: Refugees coaxed off cruise ship

Friday, September 26th 2014, 9:35
related countries: Syria Syria

Police in Cyprus have persuaded nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from the cruise ship that had rescued them.
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Police end Cyprus migrant stand-off

Friday, September 26th 2014, 8:44
related countries: Syria Syria

Police in Cyprus persuade nearly 300 migrants, thought to be Syrian refugees, to disembark from the cruise ship that had rescued them.
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VIDEO: Cyprus ship migrants 'won't leave'

Friday, September 26th 2014, 5:29
related countries: Syria Syria

Almost 350 people, said to be Syrian refugees, are refusing to disembark from a cruise ship that rescued them from a small boat stranded off Cyprus.
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Barcelona 1-0 Apoel Nicosia

Wednesday, September 17th 2014, 21:33

Barcelona make a winning start to their Champions League campaign as they edge past Apoel Nicosia at the Nou Camp.
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Ryanair to bid for Cyprus Airways

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 8:39

Budget airline Ryanair has confirmed that it plans to bid for the Cypriot national airline, Cyprus Airways, which is up for sale.
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RAF jets in Cyprus for Iraq mission

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 21:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United Kingdom United Kingdom

RAF Tornado jets from the UK arrive in Cyprus to support relief efforts in Iraq, as the Foreign Office says Chinook helicopters will also be sent to assist aid operations.
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VIDEO: Cyprus: Bridging the mistrust

Saturday, July 19th 2014, 23:51
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Forty years ago on 20 July 1974 Turkish troops landed on Cyprus, in response to a Greek-led coup on the island. Now it's time for scars to heal, some say.
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Turkey rebuffs Cyprus pay-out order

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 15:35
related countries: Greece Greece, Turkey Turkey

Turkey says it will not pay compensation to Greek Cypriots over the 1974 invasion following a European court ruling it says is unfair.
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UN appoints first woman commander

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 8:51
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: For

For the first time, a woman will command a UN peacekeeping force, as Norway's Major General Kristin Lund is appointed to lead troops in Cyprus.
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Turkey told to pay Cyprus damages

Monday, May 12th 2014, 15:47
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkey is ordered to pay 90m (£73m; $123m) euros by the European Court of Human Rights for the 1974 invasion of Cyprus.
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Head of Cyprus' central bank resigns

Monday, March 10th 2014, 18:38

Cyprus' central bank governor, Panicos Demetriades, steps down following a turbulent relationship with the country's government.
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Cyprus bailout hit as bill fails

Friday, February 28th 2014, 11:06

International efforts to bail out Cyprus' debt-laden economy have been thrown into doubt after its parliament rejected a key part of the plan.
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Dynamo-Valencia tie moved to Cyprus

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 14:26
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine

Dynamo Kiev's Europa League tie with Valencia on Thursday is moved to Cyprus because of violence in Ukraine.
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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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