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Property commission to return two properties to refugee - Cyprus Mail

Property commission to return two properties to refugee - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The Immovable Property Commission (IPC) has decided to return two properties in Koma Tou Yialou in the north to their Greek Cypriot refugee owner and to compensate her for three others albeit at a much lower rate than the estimated value of €1.1m. This is only one of seven such decisions,  providing for restitution and …
Cyprus Mail, 6 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Our View: What qualities do civil servants pay have to be protected by constitution? - Cyprus Mail

Our View: What qualities do civil servants pay have to be protected by constitution? - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The state will appeal against the decision of the administrative court that ruled the pay cuts imposed on civil servants in 2012 as unconstitutional. Attorney-general Costas Clerides explained to the party leaders at Monday’s national council meeting that he believed there was a good chance of winning the appeal explaining that no lawyer would “advise …
Cyprus Mail, 6 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Paphos municipal council U-turn, now votes in favour of cathedral - Cyprus Mail

Paphos municipal council U-turn, now votes in favour of cathedral - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The Paphos municipal council on Monday approved a proposal by the district’s bishopric to erect a cathedral in the gardens of the town hall despite strong protests by residents. The municipal council had rejected the proposal by a majority vote earlier this month, but the matter was brought back for discussion at the request of …
Cyprus Mail, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Demonstrators against asphalt plant threaten to step up action - Cyprus Mail

Demonstrators against asphalt plant threaten to step up action - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Priests from a nearby monastery and residents of Pyrgos and Kornos held a peaceful demonstration outside the presidential palace on Sunday against a decision by the state to allow the operation of an asphalt plant in Stavrovouni. The demonstrators closed the road outside the palace before handing over a statement to assistant government spokesman Klelia …
Cyprus Mail, 9 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Fitch affirms Cyprus' ratings at BBB-, banks remain a weakness - Cyprus Mail

Fitch affirms Cyprus' ratings at BBB-, banks remain a weakness - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Ratings agency Fitch has affirmed Cyprus’ long-term foreign currency issuer default rating (IDR) at BBB- maintaining a stable outlook. In its rationale, the agency said that Cyprus’ ratings were based on a broad-based economic recovery and a substantial budget surplus but with the crisis legacy of high public debt and non-performing exposures (NPEs) in the …
Cyprus Mail, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Cypriot gymnast wins bronze at European Championship - Cyprus Mail

Cypriot gymnast wins bronze at European Championship - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Cypriot gymnast Marios Georgiou won bronze on Friday at the European Championship being held in Szczecin, Poland, winning the island its first medal at the competition. Georgiou, 21, came in third scoring 84.398 points, behind Russians Nikita Nagornyy and Artur Dalaloyan. Following his victory, his coach Panayiotis Petrides said: “For both of us it a …
Cyprus Mail, 11 days ago

Predicted: Sports

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Melco announces location of Napa and Paphos casinos - Cyprus Mail

Melco announces location of Napa and Paphos casinos - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

CASINO operator Melco announced on Thursday the location of its two new satellite establishments in Ayia Napa and Paphos, which will be up and running by the end of the year. The Ayia Napa casino will be located on Archbishop Makarios Avenue, next to Faros Hotel, in the heart of the popular holiday resort, and …
Cyprus Mail, 11 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Akinci lashes out at ‘aggressive’ Anastasiades - Cyprus Mail

Akinci lashes out at ‘aggressive’ Anastasiades - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

  Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci on Wednesday accused President Nicos Anastasiades of making aggressive and confrontational statements during a “delicate period” in the Cyprus issue in a tit-for-tat and very public angry exchange that has been going on for days. The latest written statement from Akinci was a response to angry comments Anastasiades made …
Cyprus Mail, 13 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Our View: Will Herodotou be the governor to break tradition of bad appointments? - Cyprus Mail

Our View: Will Herodotou be the governor to break tradition of bad appointments? - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The new Governor of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC) Constantinos Herodotou was sworn in on Tuesday. We hope that Herodotou will end the depressingly long tradition of bad appointments to the post of governor that started in 1982 and has lasted for 37 years. All presidents, after Makarios, were responsible for a making a …
Cyprus Mail, 13 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Netanyahu victory seen as boosting LNG plant prospects - Cyprus Mail

Netanyahu victory seen as boosting LNG plant prospects - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Nicosia is said to be watching the upcoming elections in Israel with particular interest, eager to discuss with the new government in Tel Aviv the possible inclusion of Israeli natural gas deposits into a mooted liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Cyprus. According to daily Politis, the government would prefer that incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu remain …
Cyprus Mail, 14 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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