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ECB eurozone stimulus plan begins Monday

The European Central Bank is due to implement its new stimulus drive on Monday. At an ECB meeting in Nicosia, a capital that has seen its fair

The European Central Bank is due to implement its new stimulus drive on Monday. At an ECB meeting in Nicosia, a capital that has seen its fair

Sport

Champions League: Bayern snatch late win against City

Five-times European champion Bayern Munich got their Champions League campaign off to the ideal start following a one nil win over English champions

Five-times European champion Bayern Munich got their Champions League campaign off to the ideal start following a one nil win over English champions

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Turkish president calls for talks to reunite divided Cyprus

On the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, the Turkish President, Abdullah Gul has called for renewed talks to reunite the

On the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, the Turkish President, Abdullah Gul has called for renewed talks to reunite the

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Nicosia International Airport: Abandoned since 1974!

Nicosia International Airport was once the main airport for the island of Cyprus, but has now been derelict for forty years. Principally used as the

Nicosia International Airport was once the main airport for the island of Cyprus, but has now been derelict for forty years. Principally used as the

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Anti-corruption chief appointed to head Cyprus central bank

Cyprus’s auditor general was appointed on Tuesday to head the island’s central bank, replacing an academic who quit amid acrimony with the government

Cyprus’s auditor general was appointed on Tuesday to head the island’s central bank, replacing an academic who quit amid acrimony with the government

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Cyprus to re-submit privatisation bill to parliament

Cyprus’s government will re-submit privatisation legislation to parliament, a spokesman said on Friday, a day after lawmakers rejected the roadmap

Cyprus’s government will re-submit privatisation legislation to parliament, a spokesman said on Friday, a day after lawmakers rejected the roadmap

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Dynamo to play Valencia in Cyprus

FC Dynamo Kyiv and Valencia CF’s UEFA Europa League round of 32 opener will be played in Nicosia, Cyprus, due to the security situation in the

FC Dynamo Kyiv and Valencia CF’s UEFA Europa League round of 32 opener will be played in Nicosia, Cyprus, due to the security situation in the

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Gay sex legalized in northern Cyprus

The northern part of Cyprus was until today the only European territory where gay sex was illegal among adults. Turkish Cypriot deputies have

The northern part of Cyprus was until today the only European territory where gay sex was illegal among adults. Turkish Cypriot deputies have

Culture

Celebrating contemporary art in Cyprus

Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, is a lively city, with over 10,000 years of history and civilisation. The city and island’s cultural heritage is

Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, is a lively city, with over 10,000 years of history and civilisation. The city and island’s cultural heritage is

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Students pay Cyprus university in bitcoins

The University of Nicosia (UNic) in Cyprus is the first educational institution worldwide to accept tuition fees payment in bitcoins. Speaking

The University of Nicosia (UNic) in Cyprus is the first educational institution worldwide to accept tuition fees payment in bitcoins. Speaking

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Cyprus Aid gets massive response from public

Some 50 Greek and Cypriot artists rallied round to play in Nicosia on Monday in a giant aid concert. The objective was to raise money and collect

Some 50 Greek and Cypriot artists rallied round to play in Nicosia on Monday in a giant aid concert. The objective was to raise money and collect

Europe

Europe Weekly: EU in a spin after Cyprus bailout

The ongoing uncertainty over the bailout of the Cypriot banking system dominated the headlines again this week. Euronews took a look at how

The ongoing uncertainty over the bailout of the Cypriot banking system dominated the headlines again this week. Euronews took a look at how

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Cypriots return to their banks but in an ugly mood

Crowds, not queues outside Cypriot banks today, but while they may be open again, it’s far from business as usual. There was a limit on how much

Crowds, not queues outside Cypriot banks today, but while they may be open again, it’s far from business as usual. There was a limit on how much

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Truckloads of cash stock up Cyprus banks

Ahead of the re-opening of Cypriot banks on March 28, the Central Bank of Cyprus sent private security vans packed with cash to stock them up. The

Ahead of the re-opening of Cypriot banks on March 28, the Central Bank of Cyprus sent private security vans packed with cash to stock them up. The

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Cypriot cash controls spark protests

Cypriots have congregated outside the presidential palace in Nicosia in protest, after a Greek newspaper published the draft proposals on the

Cypriots have congregated outside the presidential palace in Nicosia in protest, after a Greek newspaper published the draft proposals on the

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Uncertainty and frustration as Cyprus waits for banks to reopen

The turmoil at banks in Cyprus is ongoing, as customers continue to wait for their reopening tomorrow. Following the resignation of the Bank of

The turmoil at banks in Cyprus is ongoing, as customers continue to wait for their reopening tomorrow. Following the resignation of the Bank of

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Cyprus seeks last minute deal in Brussels to avert crisis

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades is in Brussels today to seek an 11-th hour deal to prevent the country’s financial collapse. It is a

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades is in Brussels today to seek an 11-th hour deal to prevent the country’s financial collapse. It is a

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Cyprus bailout talks move to Brussels

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will be taking part in Sunday morning bailout talks in Brussels as negotiations reach a delicate stage

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will be taking part in Sunday morning bailout talks in Brussels as negotiations reach a delicate stage

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An Irish view on the banking crisis in Cyprus

Not for the first time in history of the eurozone is a country paralysed by a banking crisis. In Ireland in 2007 the housing bubble burst, house

Not for the first time in history of the eurozone is a country paralysed by a banking crisis. In Ireland in 2007 the housing bubble burst, house

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Cyprus closes in on EU bailout deal

Cypriot leaders are in Brussels for last ditch talks to avert the country’s financial collapse. It comes after its parliament voted to restructure

Cypriot leaders are in Brussels for last ditch talks to avert the country’s financial collapse. It comes after its parliament voted to restructure

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MPs approve vital measures to keep Cyprus afloat

MPs in Cyprus have voted to create a ‘national solidarity fund’, to restructure the island’s banks and to give the government power to impose

MPs in Cyprus have voted to create a ‘national solidarity fund’, to restructure the island’s banks and to give the government power to impose

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Cypriots on life without money: 'It's as if we're at war'

Five days after Cyprus’ panicked leaders ordered banks to close their doors, the fate of the financial system hangs in the balance and credit cards

Five days after Cyprus’ panicked leaders ordered banks to close their doors, the fate of the financial system hangs in the balance and credit cards

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Bemused Cypriots wonder what has hit them

Siege mentality has gripped Cyprus, with banks closed, people on a drip feed of limited daily funds, and the looming possibility of a bank crash

Siege mentality has gripped Cyprus, with banks closed, people on a drip feed of limited daily funds, and the looming possibility of a bank crash

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Cyprus: mixed reactions among islanders to bailout chaos

Their savings may have been protected by last night’s parliament vote, but how do Cypriots feel, knowing their country is teetering ever-closer

Their savings may have been protected by last night’s parliament vote, but how do Cypriots feel, knowing their country is teetering ever-closer

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Cyprus rejects Eurogroup's savings levy and bailout deal

The Cypriot parliament has rejected the EU/IMF bailout for the country’s banks. Support for the deal, which would have involved a one-off charge on

The Cypriot parliament has rejected the EU/IMF bailout for the country’s banks. Support for the deal, which would have involved a one-off charge on

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Cypriot ministers delay vote, try to revise bank tax plan

Ministers in Cyprus are rushing to revise a plan to seize money from private bank deposits as part of a 10 billion euro EU bailout. The shock

Ministers in Cyprus are rushing to revise a plan to seize money from private bank deposits as part of a 10 billion euro EU bailout. The shock

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Run-off presidential election begins in Cyprus

For Cypriot voters, it is the second visit to the polls in just over a week – this time for the run-off round of the presidential election. The

For Cypriot voters, it is the second visit to the polls in just over a week – this time for the run-off round of the presidential election. The

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Bailout dominates debate as Cyprus votes in presidential run-off

Cash-strapped Cyprus votes again in a presidential run-off today, with conservative leader Nicos Anastasiades the strong favourite to win. The

Cash-strapped Cyprus votes again in a presidential run-off today, with conservative leader Nicos Anastasiades the strong favourite to win. The