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UN Envoy Eide Set to Return, Hopes Rise for Resumption of Talks

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UN envoy Barth Espen Eide is set to return to Cyprus on April 6th to hold talks with Greek-and-Turkish Cypriot leaders, amid renewed hopes that reunification negotiations can be restarted.

Pharos Arts Foundation Concerts - Pablo Galdo, April 3rd - The Shoe Factory

pablo galdoPablo Galdo is considered one of the most renowned Spanish pianists and he is one of the most outstanding performers of his generation. He has performed all over the world – in most European countries and the US, in South America, the Middle East and Asia, and he will appear in recital for the first time in Cyprus, in Isaac Albéniz’s early masterpiece Suite Española.

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Thought for Today - Real Happiness is Being Who You Are

When you aim for happiness and wealth remember not to go anywhere but to open your heart to yourself being dedicated to bring out your faith, your belief in yourself in which you manifest space to receive all that you can't see yet.

Business Power Summit 2015 - Announcement

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The Business Power Summit 2015, taking place for the first time in Cyprus on the 18th and 19th of April at Grand Resort Limassol, is a powerful and inspirational event, designed for Entrepreneurs, Managers, Executives, Startups and any individual who is looking to learn powerful personal growth strategies and success secrets, to improve the quality of their lives and their personal economy.

Can't Keep Up? The Latest Brief on Greece and the Eurogroup

greece eurogroupGreece's bewildering adventure continues with the bailout kings the European Central Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission - collectively known as the Troika.

The mistake made by the Troika was to use the economic crisis to enforce its own short-term agenda of Europeanising Greece's political and economic worlds instead of realising that it was an extension of the worldwide economic crisis triggered by the collapse of the US subprime bubble and reacting accordingly by shoring up sovereign debt through buyouts, like the Federal Reserve did with its own Treasury bonds. This mistake exposed a critical vulnerability to speculators and government debt in countries like Greece and Cyprus became worthless to the usual investment markets. 

House Speaker Condemns Death Threats Against MP Irini Charalambidou

Hirini charalambidou death threatsouse Speaker Yiannakis Omirou has condemned death threats sent to MP Irini Charalambidou (AKEL) and called on the police to find those responsible.

The MP said she received three threatening phone calls last week, and has filed a complaint with the authorities. The callers said they would put a bomb in her car and threatened her children. The calls were made from a pay phone in Limassol and the caller spoke in the Cypriot dialect, according to police.

The MP is now under special protection with patrols around her home and family.

Health Ministry Sponsors Rare Disease Drug Tafamides for 10-12 Patients

tafamidesAfter a decision by the council of ministers, the health ministry is to sponsor the Tafamides drug treatment of 10-12 patients with a rare and fatal hereditary disease called amyloidosis, who are waiting for liver transplants in London.

There are around 100 known carriers of the neurogenerative disease in Cyprus, and an estimated five cases per year are diagnosed, mainly from villages in the Troodos area.

Attorney-General Juggles Corruption Probes

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Attorney-general Costas Clerides has extended the deadline of a criminal probe into corruption allegations against Deputy Attorney-general Rikkos Erotokritou stemming from the Cyprus Central Bank until after Easter, citing a large number of witness testimonies. The report by investigator Panayiotis Kallis will now be submitted on the 14th of April.

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