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DALEELA in Piraeus: Maritime connection between Cyprus & Greece relaunched after 22 years

Cyprus-flagged ferryboat “Daleela” docked the port of Piraeus on Monday, signalling the relaunch of a maritime connection between Greece and Cyprus after 22 years. “Daleela”, of Scandro Holding Ltd, sailed on Sunday from Limassol carrying 155 passengers, 38 cars and 7 motorcycles. The docking in Piraeus was celebrated with the …

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Greece, Cyprus pleased with EU leaders statement on Turkey

Cyprus and Greece are pleased with the joint statement of the 27 EU leaders on Turkey, which, as they said, is based on the Borrell report and confirms the results of previous European Councils in the neighboring country. “This is a two-fold approach, which includes positive measures but also sanctions, …

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Greece, Cyprus, Israel sign EuroAsia Interconnector agreement to link electricity supply

Greece, Cyprus and Israel signed an agreement in Nicosia on Monday linking the electricity supply of the three countries through a cable to be built, the EuroAsia Interconnector. Greek Environment & Energy Minister Costas Skrekas said during the signing event that the EuroAsia Interconnector “will contribute decisively to end Cyprus’ …

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Turkey will keep drilling until Greek Cypriots accept plan, says Cavusoglu

Turkey will continue drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus if the internationally recognized Greek Cypriot government does not accept a cooperation proposal put forward by Turkish Cypriots, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday. Cavusoglu said a proposal by Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci that both parties on the …

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Turkey complicit in migrants trafficking, says Cyprus Minister

Cyprus’ interior minister is accusing Turkey and Turkish Cypriots in the occupied north of the island of helping to traffic migrants to the internationally recognized southern part of the ethnically split island nation. Constantinos Petrides told state radio Monday it’s “now certain” that a mass influx of migrants is arriving …

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Cyprus serial killer: Body of 6-year-old Filipino girl Sierra found

Authorities in Cyprus discovered the body of 6-year-old Sierra, one of the seven victims of serial killer and now former member of the National Guard, Nikos Metaxas. Wednesday afternoon, the body of the little girl was found wrapped in a bed sheet and tied to a cement block. It was …

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Boys missing in Cyprus have been found, suspected kidnapper arrested

The two boys who went missing from a school in Larnaca on Tuesday morning, have been found. Following a tip off, police raided an apartment one kilometer away from the school were the boys had disappeared seven hours earlier. According to cyprusmail, Police said they have detained a 35-year-old man …

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Groundhog Day: Cyprus reunification talks collapse in Crans-Montana on Turkey’s insistence

Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of  a 10-day long process in Crans-Montana, Switzerland. The United Nations had said that the talks in July was the “the best chance” for a deal to end …

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