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Cyprus greenlights Russian tourists from April 1

The Ministry of Health of Cyprus formally transferred Russia into the group of countries, whose tourists can visit the country, from April 1, according to the updated register of countries ranked by epidemiological situation. Russia was …

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EU ready to engage with Turkey to enhance cooperation

The EU is ready to engage with Turkey in a "phased, proportionate, reversible manner," to enhance cooperation in areas of common interest, according to a European Council conclusion adopted by EU leaders on Thursday. They met …

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Two-state solution: is it possible for Cyprus?

Even as Ankara and Athens reengage in exploratory talks over long-running maritime disputes, Turkey is pressing ahead in its campaign for a two-state solution on the island. Ankara is working with its allies in the breakaway Turkish Republic …

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7 countries open to travelers vaccinated against Covid-19

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the travel industry, countless destinations around the world are rolling out vaccines to their most vulnerable citizens. According to CNN, the UK has already vaccinated over 15 million people, while the US  is currently administering 1.6 million shots a day. Meanwhile, Denmark has announced plans to launch a coronavirus digital passport by the end of February that will act as documentation the holder has been fully vaccinated against Covid-19

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Social distance not effective as measure against Covid-19

Cyprus scientists from the Nicosia University Medical School conducted a large-scale study to identify the main factors influencing the spread of the new coronavirus, the Cyprus Mail informs. With the help of a computer model that takes …

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Azerbaijan invites Pakistan and Turkey to rebuild Karabakh

Turkey, Pakistan, and Azerbaijan have agreed to formulate a joint strategy to stem the rising wave of hatred against Muslims in the world and curb terrorism, including its state-sponsored form, with Baku inviting both allies to help rebuild the Nagorno-Karabakh region

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Two-state solution needed for Cyprus, Erdogan says

A two-state solution needs to be negotiated in Cyprus on the basis of sovereign equality, Turkey's president said on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reports. "There are two different people and two separate states in Cyprus. The 2-state …

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EU sanctions against Belarus blocked by Cyprus

Opposition by Cyprus has delayed planned EU sanctions against individuals in Belarus, European sources said on Wednesday, Business Recorder reports.  Cyprus is demanding that the EU first decide on tighter sanctions against Turkey …

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This day in history, August 16 

- The battle of Smolensk between the Russian army and French troops was the first major battle of the 1812 Patriotic War. In the course of a three-day battle in the Smolensk region, Russian troops, repelling attacks by superior enemy forces, did …

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