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This day 41 years ago in Cyprus

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The Turkish invasion of Cyprus launched on 20 July 1974, was a Turkish military invasion of the island country of Cyprus, which was carried out following the 1974 Cypriot coup d’état. The coup had been ordered by the military Junta in Greece and staged by the Cypriot National Guard in conjunction with EOKA-B. It deposed the Cypriot president Archbishop Makarios ...

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10 years on July 7 bombings

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Transport for London observed a one minute silence at 11:30 today, to remember the 52 innocent people who were killed in the terrorist attacks on 7 July 2005. Wreaths were laid earlier in the morning at Hyde Park, Aldgate, Edgware Road, Russell Square, King’s Cross and Tavistock Square in the presence of the survivors and families affected. A national service ...

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The Titanic of the Mediterranean

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Did you know that the MS Zenobia is the most mysterious shipwreck in Europe. Also known as the titanic of the Mediterranean. It is 172m long that sank off larnaca in 1980. In Cyprus there is an artificial reef programme which costs 1.5 million euros sponsored by the government and Co founded by the European Union and European fisheries fund. ...

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Data roaming charges – Hasta la vista baby

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Been abroad used your phone to contact loved ones or just wanting to get the lowdown back home and then you’ve been stung by a hefty mobile phone bill. There’s some good news. (If you can wait) From June 2017, mobile phone companies won’t be able to charge you extra for using the internet while you’re anywhere in the European ...

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Προκήρυξη 1ου Παγκόσμιου Διαγωνισμού Τέχνης

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o Ελληνικός Πολιτιστικός Όμιλος Κυπρίων Ελλάδος (Ε.Π.Ο.Κ.) προκηρύσσει τον 1o Παγκόσμιο Διαγωνισμό Τέχνης (Αγιογραφίας, Ζωγραφικής και Φωτογραφίας). Ο Διαγωνισμός λήγει στις 31 Οκτωβρίου 2015, ενώ δικαίωμα συμμετοχής έχουν όλοι όσοι είναι μέλη του συλλόγου, εντός και εκτός Ελλάδος, διαμένοντες ελληνόφωνοι, ανεξαρτήτως ηλικίας. Όσοι δεν είναι μέλη γράφονται αυτόματα με την υποβολή του έργου τους και την ταυτόχρονη κατάθεση 10€ (Λογαριασμός ...

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UK preparing for Greek exit

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Great Britain is preparing for a Greek Eurozone exists. A government spokeswoman said: “You can expect that we are continuing to make sure we have the right plans in place and stepping up preparations given where discussions have got to.” Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called the International Monetary Fund (IMF) “criminals”  after accusing them and Greece’s other two creditors, ...

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A new signing for Panathinaikos

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Michael Kojo Essien has joined Panathinaikos on a 2 year contract. The Ghanian midfielder who was worth around $35 million at his peak has played for Chelsea, Olympique Lyonnais and SC Bastia. During his time at Chelsea he has won the Chelsea Goal of the season award in the 2006–07 and 2008–09 seasons. Speaking to reporters at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos airport he ...

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Two tonnes of chemicals to make explosives found in Larnaca

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A Cypriot court has made an order to keep a Lebanese Canadian in Police custody after a raid at his home found nearly 2 tonnes of chemicals that can be used to create explosives. The suspect was residing in the Larnaca area and faces charges of conspiracy to commit a criminal offence. Back in 2013, a Cypriot court sentenced a ...

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Keep the Modern Greek Language A level exam

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PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SIGN  This petition is initiated by the Hellenic Education Coordinating Committee in the UK – ΕΦΕΠΕ (ΚΕΣ, ΟΕΣΕΚΑ, ΑΕΣΑ) andthe Greek Schools of Manor Hill and Finchley and supported by the Cyprus Educational Mission in the UK and the Education Office at the Greek Embassy in the UK, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great ...

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Greece Lose 25 Billion Euros since December

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Greece and its economy has suffered in a catastrophic scale within the developed world. Recent surveys from the ESEE (European Society for Ecological Economics) show that the economy would need to recover around 25 billion Euros in order to recover its losses since December. Furthermore, the report from ESEE shows that since the new party who took office from the ...

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