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    Old airport deal on ropes
    20 August 2012 11:22
    NICOSIA  - A Chinese company which was exploring turning the old Larnaca Airport into a commercial wholesale centre is reported to be no longer interested in pursuing the venture it emerged on Sunday. Government spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said the government had received written notification...
    Trouble at football match averted
    19 August 2012 12:46
    LARNACA -- Police believe they  have averted possible trouble by football fans at Saturday's Super Cup game between Omonia and AEL. They are investigating a case of conspiracy to commit a crime by a group of some 15 young people who had gathered at premises in Larnaca but fled on seeing the...
    Staying put
    20 August 2012 11:47
    NICOSIA - There is no question of President Christofias resigning because of the EU bailout, government spokesman Stefanos Stefanou said on Sunday. Speaking to reporters in Nicosisia, the spokesman said the president was coordinating efforts to help Cyprus out of the difficult situation created by...
    Disy, Diko move closer
    20 August 2012 11:04
      NICOSIA Disy and Diko took amother step forward in their search for common ground ahead of February's Presidential elections. Delegations from the two parties, headed by their respective presidents, Nicos Anastasiades and Marios Garoyan met on Saturday and agreed that there was ...
    20 August 2012 11:16
    Health Minister Stavros Malas has said  that a new pricing policy for medicines,expected to by fully implemented by November, will lead to a significant reduction between 15 and 50 percent.

    According to Malas, final decisions will be taken in September. He added that “generally...
    Measures on economy
    20 August 2012 11:05
     Government to continue implementing measures for the economy
    NICOSIA - Government Spokesman Stefanos Stefanou has said that the government will continue to implement consolidation measures to improve the economy and keep supporting growth and social cohesion.
    In a written...
    18 August 2012 20:11
    LIMASSOL -  A 15 year old girl from Georgia who had been missing from her home for 20 days was found safe and sound late on Friday. Police had made public her photograph and appealed for help on Thursday. The girl was spotted by citizens who alerted police. She told police she had been staying...
    10 euro casualty dept fee
    19 August 2012 13:15
    NICOSIA - : Cabinet has decided to introduce a 10 euro fee for everyone using the causlaty departments at the state hospitals except for pensioners and some select sections of the population, s, Phileftheros web site reports.
    It said that Health Minister had confirmed that a bill, which aims...
    17 August 2012 13:13
    LARNACA -  A Nigerian student has been jailed for 9 months for using a forged passport and illegally staying in Cyprus.
    He attempted to use a false Italian ID at Larnaca airport to get to Italy after failing in an attempt to win asylum on the island.

    18 August 2012 19:44
     LARNACA - Two men have been remanded for eight days for the third time at Larnaca court in connection with the murder of five men in Ayia Napa on June 23.
    The defence agreed to the remand but said that they would object to any further attempts to have the two Greek nationals kept in...
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