Cyprus

Turkey slams controversial EastMed pipeline deal

Leaders of Greece, Israel, and the Greek Cypriot administration sign accord to carry gas from eastern Mediterranean to Europe, a plan Turkey says is bound to fail. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Israeli Prime Minister …

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Limassol police detain 17 Georgians

Police in Cyprus have detained 17 Georgian citizens in Limassol for illegally staying in the country. The Greek media has reported that the detained individuals were employed in a construction company using fake documents in …

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Russia qualifies for UEFA Euro 2020

Russia’s national football team hammered Cyprus 5-0 yesterday evening in Nicosia to qualify for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (UEFA Euro 2020). After eight matches, Russia is number two in its Group I, with 21 …

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UEFA Euro qualifiers: Kazakhstan beaten by Cyprus

Cyprus national football team has defeated Kazakhstan 2:1 in UEFA 2020 Euro qualifiers, which took place in Nur-Sultan. Kazakhstan's Temirlan Erlanov opened the scoring (34′), but Pieros Sotiriou (73′) and …

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UEFA Champions League: Apoel beats Qarabag

The second leg of the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League was held between Azerbaijan's Qarabag and Cyprus' APOEL yesterday in Baku. The match ended with the victory of APOEL with a score of 0: …

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EastMet not to replace Nord Stream 2

EastMed, a mixed offshore/onshore Israeli, Cypriot and Greek natural gas pipeline designed to connect gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to continental Europe via Greece may be the perfect U.S. response to claims that the sanctions …

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  UEFA Champions League: Qarabag beats Apoel

Azerbaijani Qarabag have defeated Cyprus' Apoel in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2:1 in Nicosia yesterday evening. Qarabag`s goals came from Mahir Madatov (54') Magaye Gueye …

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Turkey to send fourth ship to eastern Mediterranean

Turkey will send a fourth ship to the eastern Mediterranean to conduct seismic research for oil and gas around Cyprus, Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said. Turkey currently has three ships around Cyprus, …

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 Cavusoglu on how Ankara takes EU sanctions

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus. "We …

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What caused Turkish-European sanctions war?

European Union decisions to curb contacts and funding for Turkey over its drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus will not affect Ankara’s determination to pursue energy activities in the region, Turkey's foreign ministry said. …

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EU adopts sanctions against Turkey for drilling off Cyprus

The foreign ministers of the EU countries have approved the imposition of sanctions against Turkey over its geological exploration in the waters of Cyprus, the DPA agency reported, referring to the statement adopted by the European ministers at a …

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Gas sets Cyprus apart

The discovery of gas in the eastern Mediterranean has complicated attempts to reunify the divided island

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EU to impose sanctions on Turkey over Cyprus drilling?

The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turkey next year, over "illegal" drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus, according to a draft …

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