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At Home with Pets – CPR/Heimlich Manoeuvre for dogs

animal welfareAs technology has failed me completely these last few days and I wasn’t able to get my blog out last Friday I want to share these life-saving videos with you. They cover CPR and the Heimlich Manoeuvre for dogs and is something all dog-owners should know.

I’ll be back to normal with Friday so apologies for this late posting and I hope you find these videos by Dr. Andrew Linklater of the Animal Emergency Center & Specialty Services, U.S.A as useful as I did.

Click here to view CPR How To videos.

Debt Deal for Greece This Week?

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Head of the Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem has raised new hopes for a Greek debt deal this week, according to his comments after Monday the 22nd's summit. 

Israel - Hamas Responsible for Possible War Crimes in Gaza

The UN has found both Israel and Hamas responsible for possible war crimes in Gaza during Israel's invasion of the area in 2014, according to a human rights report.

“The extent of the devastation and human suffering in Gaza was unprecedented and will impact generations to come,” the chair of the commission, Justice Mary McGowan Davis told a press briefing today, adding that, “there is also on-going fear in Israel among communities who come under regular threat”.

Larnaca Pensioner Killed in Road Accident

Larnaca pensioner Vassiliki Nicolaidou was killed in a road accident as she was crossing the Dekhelia-Larnaca road at 10:45 on Sunday, June 21st, said police.

The 71-year-old was hit by a car being driven by a 19-year-old man, who was arrested.

Oroklini police are investigating the fatality.

What Would Happen in Cyprus if Greece Defaults and Banking Crisis Intensifies?

greece cyprus varoufakis eurogroupIn Cyprus, we have bitter experience of what happens when the European Central Bank turns off the Emergency Liquidity Assistance (ELA) that keeps the banks afloat in an economic crisis. They shut down and stay closed for weeks until a deal is reached with the Troika. Nobody can access their money and capital restrictions put a lid on economic activity for months afterwards.

Will this happen in Greece? It seems the government is mathematically heading towards this result.

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Thought for Today - Live Fearless, Dare To Be Free

Today is the day that may fulfill all your wishes, carries the seeds from yesterday and hold the promise of new beginnings. Today live fearless, welcome the new adventures that are awaiting you when you dare to be free.

Defence Lawyer Quits Deputy Attorney-General's Misconduct Case

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Harris Stavrakis, a lawyer for Assistant Attorney-General Rikkos Erotokritou, has resigned from his misconduct case following disagreements over the defence strategy, reports the Cyprus News Agency. Christos Pourgourides and Pavlos Angelides are still on Erotokritou's defence team for the Supreme Court case.

Attorney-General Christos Clerides has applied to the country's highest court to remove Erotokritou from his position, following an investigation that found evidence of corruption.

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