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Our View: EAC poised to extend its monopoly into renewables - Cyprus Mail

Our View: EAC poised to extend its monopoly into renewables - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

HAVING fought off government plans to open up the electricity production market, through a combination of blackmail, political pressure and delaying tactics, the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) is now focusing on ensuring against competition in the future. When the energy market finally opens to competition, in two, three or five years, depending on when …
Cyprus Mail, 23 hours ago

Predicted: Politics

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Ankara ‘expects US to conform to alliance’ - Cyprus Mail

Ankara ‘expects US to conform to alliance’ - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay has called on the US to act in accordance with the spirit of its alliance and partnership with Turkey. Oktay was quoted in Turkish Cypriot media on Tuesday as saying that Turkey would “by no means” tolerate any measures by Greece or “southern Cyprus against Turkey and the ‘TRNC’”. He …
Cyprus Mail, 2 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Akel withdraws from president’s negotiating team - Cyprus Mail

Akel withdraws from president’s negotiating team - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Main opposition Akel reportedly withdrew its member from the Cyprus problem negotiating team on Monday over disagreements with the way President Nicos Anastasiades was handling reunification talks. The party’s expert, Toumazos Tselepis, did not take part in a meeting of the negotiating team on Monday evening, with a report suggesting later it was due to …
Cyprus Mail, 3 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Parallel lives of the homeless in Nicosia - Cyprus Mail

Parallel lives of the homeless in Nicosia - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

By Agnieszka Rakoczy With weather conditions worsening amid recent downpours, local NGOs are concerned about the increasingly dismal plight of asylum seekers. The growth in numbers plus delays in processing asylum applications have seriously eroded their living conditions, to the point where more are without a roof over their heads and forced to end up …
Cyprus Mail, 5 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Christmas comes to Nicosia - Cyprus Mail

Christmas comes to Nicosia - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

Nicosia on Saturday lit its Christmas tree, officially ushering the start of the festive season. The event kicked off at Phaneromeni Square with the scout band marching through Ledra Street accompanied by stilt walkers. It was followed by children’s choirs singing Christmas carols in the grounds of the town hall in a ceremony attended by …
Cyprus Mail, 5 days ago

Predicted: Local

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New library a perfect example of public-private cooperation - Cyprus Mail

New library a perfect example of public-private cooperation - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

THE STELIOS Ioannou Information Centre and Library that was unveiled at the University of Cyprus on Wednesday is an astonishing example of modern architecture. Renowned French architect Jean Nouvel designed it as an artificial hill, similar to hills of the surrounding area, but it also has a futuristic look with its white metal dome that …
Cyprus Mail, 6 days ago

Predicted: People and Culture

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British man found dead in Livadhia, foul play not suspected - Cyprus Mail

British man found dead in Livadhia, foul play not suspected - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

A 36-year-old British national was found dead in his home in Larnaca on Thursday, with initial police investigations ruling out foul play for the time being. The man was found dead in his home in Livadia at around 4pm. Colleagues who had missed him at work over the past three days went to his residence …
Cyprus Mail, 7 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Road tax changes to penalise polluting vehicles - Cyprus Mail

Road tax changes to penalise polluting vehicles - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

The cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments to the law on motor vehicles, which abolish consumption taxes across the board and introduces an emission-based road tax for passenger vehicles and light vans. The changes concern vehicles registered in the Republic after the law comes into force at the beginning of 2019. The changes will see a …
Cyprus Mail, 8 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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Woman drives into sea in Peyia - Cyprus Mail

Woman drives into sea in Peyia - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

A young woman from Russia drove her car into the sea in Peyia on Tuesday afternoon police said. According to authorities, the woman was lost in the Ayios Georgios area of Peyia, leading her to drive into the sea and sink the car in approximately 1.5 metres of water. The woman was rescued by fire …
Cyprus Mail, 9 days ago

Predicted: Local

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Refugees stranded on British bases for 20 years can enter UK  - Cyprus Mail

Refugees stranded on British bases for 20 years can enter UK  - Cyprus Mail

Cyprus

A group of refugees who have been stranded on the British bases in Cyprus for over 20 years have been granted indefinite leave to enter the UK for permanent residence, the law firm representing the families said on Monday. The group of six families numbering 31 in total have been fighting through the British courts …
Cyprus Mail, 10 days ago

Predicted: Politics

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