Cyprus' CySEC defines what banned bonuses
SMN Weekly (blog)Cyprus' CySEC defines what banned bonuses constituteSMN Weekly (blog)The Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) has issued additional guidelines on the types of bonus incentives that Cyprus Investment Firms (CIFs) are banned from offering to retail clients. The regulator gave specific examples of the types of ...and more »
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 1:32 am
Hidden Cyprus - Osservatorio Balcani e
Osservatorio Balcani e CaucasoHidden CyprusOsservatorio Balcani e Caucaso“I came to Cyprus in 2006 and planned to stay only a few months, time to put away some money for a trip to Botswana...Whereas I stayed”, Dimitri says smiling. “I worked mostly in Limassol, in hotels, bars and clubs until Simon got in touch telling me ...
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 1:29 am
Explosion Hits Business Center on Cyprus
Sputnik InternationalExplosion Hits Business Center on Cyprus (PHOTOS)Sputnik InternationalATHENS (Sputnik) — The explosion took place at 7:45 a.m. (05:45 GMT) in the building located on Makarios Third Avenue in Limassol, fire brigades and police arrived at the scene, the Cyprus News Agency reported. According to the police, traffic in the ...
Posted on 17 March 2017 | 1:10 am
TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation
AirlineGeeks.com (blog)TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation History: Cyprus AirwaysAirlineGeeks.com (blog)The first airline of Cyprus took off for its inaugural flight 69 years ago in April of 1948, after being established just a few months before in September of 1947. The airline started off with three Douglas DC-3s and continued to expand with the ...Russian-affiliated carrier to launch under name of defunct Cyprus Airwayswww.rusaviainsider.comall 2 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 6:33 pm
Cyprus poachers kill 2.3 million songbirds
News24Cyprus poachers kill 2.3 million songbirds in 2016News24Nicosia - Poachers in Cyprus killed an estimated 2.3 million birds in autumn 2016, including 800 000 on a British military base, conservation groups said Thursday. Poaching is banned on the Mediterranean island but songbirds including robins and ...'More than 800000 songbirds illegally killed' on British military base in CyprusThe IndependentNo let-up in Cyprus bird poachingBBC News800000 songbirds illegally killed by poachers on Cyprus military base – RSPBRTall 16 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2017 | 2:17 pm
Rare black flamingo takes break in Cyprus
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Bird enthusiasts and ordinary folks alike have caught a glimpse of a rare treasure on this east Mediterranean island: a black flamingo amid a flock of birds taking a break from their trek back to summer breeding grounds.
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 8:33 am
Black flamingo, possibly unique, spotted in
By Michele Kambas AKROTIRI, Cyprus (Reuters) - An extremely rare black flamingo has been spotted on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, exciting nature lovers who said it may be the only bird of its type ever seen. The flamingo, seen on the banks of a salt lake on Wednesday morning, is thought to have a genetic condition known as melanism, which causes it to generate more of the pigment melanin ...
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 6:35 pm
AP Interview: UN envoy says Cyprus peace
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Halted negotiations to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus will resume next month after a clash over rights to the island's potential offshore gas riches that triggered the talks break has subsided, a United Nations envoy said Tuesday.
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 10:07 am
U.N. Cyprus envoy says sees no obstacle to
By Michele Kambas NICOSIA (Reuters) - A U.N. envoy for ethnically split Cyprus said on Tuesday he expected stalled peace talks to resume "within weeks", following a six-month suspension in a dispute over offshore gas reserves. Norwegian diplomat Espen Barth Eide said he had met Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders earlier on Tuesday, and they both agreed the "circumstances were now right" for the ...
Posted on 7 April 2015 | 6:57 am
Cyprus ends capital controls two years after
Cyprus on Monday signalled a return to financial normality in scrapping capital controls two years after they were imposed to halt a banking meltdown, the finance ministry said. President Nicos Anastasiades said last week the last of the draconian measures -- imposed to avoid a run on local banks -- would be lifted on Monday, and the finance ministry confirmed that this has now happened. Cyprus ...
Posted on 6 April 2015 | 10:43 am
Januzaj and Kompany recalled by Belgium
Belgium, second in FIFA’s world rankings, lost 1-0 to Group B leaders Wales in their last outing in June and meet Bosnia on Thursday and Cyprus on Sept. 6. Kompany is back after being sent off against Israel in March, as are Januzaj, who has shown ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:08 am
Is this Britain's most devoted dad? Meet the
Meet Stuart Whipps, the dedicated dad who has has spent almost half a million pounds on trips abroad so he can watch his son grow up. The 37-year-old self-employed investment banker from Reading has been flying to Cyprus every fortnight for the last seven ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:02 am
Cyprus could grant title deeds to overseas
If the bill becomes law, it will allow investors – who either paid the full purchase price or a large percentage of the value – to apply for the title deeds to homes they bought in Cyprus. The vast majority of buyers failed to seek independent legal ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:49 pm
Turkish Cyprus 'hopeful' over talks progress
Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Emine Colak has said that the intensity fuelling ongoing talks about the island’s future has not been seen since the ill-fated ‘Annan plan’. The 2004 UN proposal backed a ‘United Republic of Cyprus’ as a ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:34 pm
What’s on This Week Around the World
The production, with the participation of the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, is in the original Italian, with Greek and English subtitles. Royal Opera House. Sept. 3-27. For many, the Royal Opera House summons visions of the world’s elite, sipping Champagne ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 10:45 pm
Cyprus president admonishes central bank
Cyprus' president on Sunday chided the central bank chief to not act in ways that catch the government by surprise, but to move to stabilize the bailed-out country's troubled banking sector.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 11:32 am
Cyprus crisis ruins dying father's plans for
When Costas Kalapodas was diagnosed with brain cancer two years ago and given months to live, he saw one sure place to put his money: Cyprus' biggest bank.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 12:00 am
Amid financial crisis, Cyprus convicts offer
With Cyprus' economy falling apart, even those behind prison bars are pulling together to help people in need.
Posted on 6 April 2013 | 8:33 am
Cyprus to build gas plant with or without
Cyprus' offshore natural gas deposits are enough to warrant the construction of a gas processing plant to export excess supply, regardless of whether Israel decides to be a partner in the project, the island nation's foreign minister said Wednesda
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 12:28 pm
AP Essay: My Cyprus, changed forever
Nicosia, Cyprus, 1973: Riding with my parents and two elder siblings in a taxi, the kind of large Mercedes favored in the Middle East. The driver gestures to an alley where you can just make out people behind barricades.
Posted on 3 April 2013 | 12:48 am