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Easter Service Unity Between Greek-and-Turkish Cypriot Religious Leaders

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In a ceremony that has touched many hearts, for the first time in 58 years, an Orthodox Easter liturgy was held in the medieval church of Agios Georgios Exorinos in the Turkish-held city of Famagusta.

The Week Video News April 13-20th, 2014

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Don't Travel to Turkey - Foreign Ministry

turkey visa rules cyprusCypriots living in the government-controlled areas have been asked not to travel to Turkey, after new visa regulations specifying that they have to apply as 'Greek Cypriot Administration of Southern Cyprus', a non-existent entity.

Criminal Probe into Financial Crash Loses Lead Investigator

Lead investigator into the financial crash Themistos Arnaoutis has resigned, citing disagreements over the handling of the probe, said police spokesman Andreas Angelides.

No Capital Restrictions on Fresh Money - President

President Nicos Anastasiades said that there are no capital restrictions on fresh investments and deposits in Cyprus from abroad, and that existing restrictions are being tapered off according to a road map.

Speaking in Dubai, where he addressed a business forum, Mr. Anastasiades told investors that oversight of the financial sector has been improved and the economy is improving by leaps and bounds.

Banks To Shoulder Risks of Failure - European Parliament

The European Parliament said it has approved three new rules that pass the risks of failure onto banks instead of taxpayers.

Ukraine Crisis - Diplomacy is Way Forward - Kassoulides

Foreign Minister Yiannakis Kassoulides has told the European Council that everyone should focus on diplomatic efforts to de-escalate the crisis in the Ukraine. The EU should focus on the upcoming meeting in Geneva with US, Russia, Ukrainian, and the EU, he said. Best Easter Photo Competition!

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