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EgyptAir hijack: Man held after using fake suicide belt  An Egyptian Seif Eldin Mustafa who forced a domestic flight to land in Cyprus used a fake suicide belt, officials said EgyptAir hijack: Man surrenders at Larnaca airport Map of Larnaca Cyprus
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  The hijack of a domestic Egyptian flight that caused it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended with all hostages released and the hijacker surrendering


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B. 2016-03-29 EgyptAir hijack: Man held after using fake suicide belt Larnaca, Cyprus
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D. 2015-04-26 Akinci wins North Cyprus presidential election Cyprus
E. 2014-11-25 Champions League: Messi breaks goalscoring record Cyprus
F. 2014-09-25 Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark' Cyprus
G. 2014-03-05 Ukraine claims USA scalp, Kosovo held Larnaca, Cyprus
7. 2013-04-14 Cyprus to ease citizenship rules Cyprus
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EgyptAir hijack: Man held after using fake suicide belt   An Egyptian Seif Eldin Mustafa who forced a domestic flight to land in Cyprus used a fake suicide belt, officials said EgyptAir hijack: Man surrenders at Larnaca airport Map of Larnaca Cyprus


March 2016 ... more > Top ^
2016 Mar.29    
   
  The hijack of a domestic Egyptian flight that caused it to be diverted to Cyprus has ended with all hostages released and the hijacker surrendering


year 2015 Top ^

2015 Apr.26     Akinci wins North Cyprus presidential election  Voters in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have elected Mustafa Akinci as their new president

year 2014 Top ^

2014 Nov.25   Champions League: Messi breaks goalscoring record  Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick for Barcelona in its 4-0 victory against Apoel Nicosia to take his tally to 74 goals in 91 appearances 2014 Sep.25       Cyprus cruise ship rescued migrants 'refuse to disembark'   Almost 350 people, thought to be Syrian refugees, are refusing to disembark from a cruise ship that rescued them off the coast of Cyprus 2014 Mar.5   Ukraine claims USA scalp, Kosovo held  This game, a friendly against the USA, was hardly significant given the scale of events which have taken place in Ukraine over the past fortnight

year 2013 Top ^

2013 Apr.14   Cyprus to ease citizenship rules  Cyprus is to relax its citizenship rules for foreign investors who lost at least 3m euros under an EU bailout deal 2013 Apr.11   Eurozone meeting over Cyprus crisis  Eurozone finance ministers meet on Friday to finalise a bailout for Cyprus amid news that the country needs much more money than first thought 2013 Mar.30   Tough Bank of Cyprus terms detailed  Bank of Cyprus depositors with more than 100,000 euros could lose up to 60% of their savings as part of an EU-IMF bailout restructuring move 2013 Mar.29     Cyprus eases some bank restrictions  The Central Bank of Cyprus has eased some of the restrictions imposed as the nation's banks reopened, following an international bailout deal 2013 Mar.28   Cyprus cash curbs 'may last a month'  Restrictions on cash withdrawals, money transfers and the movement of cash in and out of Cyprus could remain in place for a month     Cyprus banks reopen with tough curbs
  Banks have reopened after a two-week closure amid EU-IMF bailout talks, with orderly queues for cash and strict limits on daily withdrawals 2013 Mar.25     Cyprus banks closed until Thursday
  Temporary measures will be placed on transactions when they reopen despite an EU/IMF bailout deal
2013 Mar.24       Deal reached in Cyprus bailout talks
  Eurozone finance ministers have agreed on a 10bn-euro bailout to prevent its banking system collapsing and keep the country in the eurozone
  Cypriot president in Brussels talks  Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades is having a series of emergency meetings in Brussels in a last-ditch attempt to finalise a bailout 2013 Mar.23   Cyprus has only hard choices - EU  Cyprus and must agree terms on Sunday for a crucial bailout for its ailing banks, the EU's commissioner for economic affairs Olli Rehn says   'Significant progress' in Cyprus  Cyprus has made 'significant progress' in talks with the EU and IMF aimed at securing a bailout, Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris has said 2013 Mar.22     Cyprus MPs pass banking reforms
  MPs in Cyprus have voted to restructure the island's banks - one of several measures to ease a financial crisis, which has hit eurozone confidence
  Coming hours 'to seal Cyprus' fate  The coming hours will decide Cyprus' fate as it struggles to meet the terms of an international financial bailout, the government spokesman says 2013 Mar.21   Cyprus economy 'on the brink'  The Cypriot economy is 'on the brink' and desperately requires a liquidity lifeline from Europe, Cyprus' largest bank has warned   Cyprus 'scraps bank levy' - new plan  Political leaders in Cyprus appear to have dropped an unpopular levy on bank deposits in a new bailout plan 2013 Mar.20   Cyprus 'to present new bailout plan'  The president of Cyprus will later present political leaders with a 'Plan B' for funding the controversial bailout, state TV has reported   Cyprus holds bailout crisis talks  Political leaders in Cyprus are meeting for emergency talks after its parliament overwhelmingly rejected an international bailout deal 2013 Mar.19   Cyprus warned over bailout rejection  Germany's finance minister has warned Cyprus that its crisis-stricken banks may never be able to reopen if it rejects the terms of a bailout       Cyprus MPs reject divisive bank tax
  Cyprus' parliament has rejected a controversial levy on bank deposits, proposed as part of an EU-IMF 10bn-euro bailout package     Cyprus may drop tax for small savers  The Cyprus finance ministry suggests savers holding less than 20,000 euros would be exempt from a bank levy which has caused much alarm 2013 Mar.18   Euro ministers urge Cyprus rethink  Finance ministers have asked Cyprus to reduce the burden on small investors from a proposed levy on savings, linked to a bailout 2013 Mar.17       Cyprus MPs in bailout crisis session   Cyprus' parliament is due to hold an emergency session to discuss a big bailout, which has angered the public       Cyprus leader seeks bailout change   Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades says he is battling against eurozone demands that all bank customers pay a one-off levy in return for a bailout     Cyprus delays debate amid bailout fury   Cyprus's parliament has postponed an emergency session on a controversial bailout deal for the country's banks 2013 Mar.16   Cyprus president defends bailout  President Nicos Anastasiades has said a big bailout - which has provoked mass public anger - was needed to avoid a 'disorderly bankruptcy'     Shock in Cyprus over bailout levy   People in Cyprus have reacted with shock to news of a one-off levy of up to 10% on savings as part of a 10bn-euro bailout agreed in Brussels 2013 Mar.15     Eurozone agrees Cyprus bailout deal  Eurozone finance ministers have agreed a 10bn euros bailout package for Cyprus to save the country from bankruptcy 2013 Feb.24   Anastasiades wins Cyprus presidency  Centre-right leader Nicos Anastasiades has won the Cypriot presidential election with 57.5% of the vote 2013 Feb.17   Cyprus election: Nicos Anastasiades 'ahead'  Initial exit polls in the Cypriot presidential election indicate centre-right candidate Nicos Anastasiades has won the largest share of the vote

year 2011 Top ^

2011 Jul.11   Cyprus navy chief killed by blast  Andreas Ioannides, was among 12 people killed when seized containers of gunpowder exploded its main base 2011 Jul.10     Blast at Zygi naval base munitions dump   A massive blast in a dump at the Zygi naval base in Greek Cyprus has shaken the island. 2 containers of gunpowder caught fire
 Cyprus navy chief killed by blast


year 2010 Top ^

2010 Jun.30       Spy suspect 'missing' in Cyprus  Canadian Christopher Metsos, one of 11 suspects accused by the US of spying for Russia has gone missing after being freed on bail 2010 Jun.29   Police arrest 11th Russian spy  Police in Cyprus arrested an Robert Chrisdtopher Metsos, 55, a suspect in an alleged Russian spy ring in the United States 2010 Jun.6   Pope starts Middle East bishops group  Benedict XVI launched a 'special assembly' of bishops focused on the Middle East, during a visit to the divided island 2010 Mar.21   Archbishops' remains stolen from cemetery  Grave robbers have stolen the remains of two archbishops, who led the island's Greek Orthodox church in the 19th and 20th centuries

year 2008 Top ^

2008 Jul.25   Cyprus sets date for peace talks  The leaders of the divided island have agreed to launch reunification talks on 3 September 2008 Mar.21   Peace talks to restart  The Cypriot president Demetris Christofias and the Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat have agreed to resume talks on reunifying the island 2008 Feb.17     President ousted in poll  The MEP Kasoulides won the poll by just 980 vote. The closest-ever election in southern Cyrus has ended Papadopoulos's five years in power

year 2007 Top ^

2007 Mar.8   Greek Cypriots dismantle barrier  Greek Cypriots have begun demolishing a key section of the barrier dividing the capital city, Nicosia

year 2006 Top ^

2006 Jul.5   Hewitt sent crashing by Baghdatis  Baghdatis sent former champion crashing out of Wimbledon with a 6-1 5-7 7-6 6-2 quarterfinal win 2006 Jan.26   Unseeded Cypriot makes Open final  Marcos Baghdatis is rallying to beat No. 4 David Nalbandian 3-6, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4

year 2005 Top ^

2005 Aug.20   Attendant's blood found in cockpit  The blood found in the cockpit of the Cypriot airliner that crashed near Athens was that of a flight attendant 2005 Aug.15   Victims died before crash  The 121 victims of the air disaster may have been dead before the plane smashed into a mountainside 2005 Aug.14     Cypriot jet crashes; 121 dead
  Air traffic controllers lost contact while Boeing 737 was approaching Athens
2005 Aug.8     Oil-for-food chief 'took bribes'
  Benon Sevan has been accused of taking kickbacks by a panel investigating corruption allegations 2005 Aug.7   Former oil-for-food chief resigned  Benon Sevan is denying wrongdoing and blasting the organization and its leadership 2005 Apr.17   Pro-EU candidate wins Turk-Cypriot vote  Mehmet Ali Talat was elected president of the breakaway state by Turkish Cypriots frustrated by isolation

year 2004 Top ^

2004 Apr.26   EU pledges aid for Turkish Cyprus  The EU has pledged to release 260m euros to Turkish Cypriots, following their approval of a plan to reunify the island 2004 Apr.24   Regret greets vote failure  Greek Cypriots' rejection of a UN plan has been met with widespread regret       Vote leaves island split
  More than 70% of Greek Cypriots have rejected a UN plan to reunite Cyprus. Turkish Cypriots have endorsed the plan 2004 Apr.7   Voters urged to reject plan  Both Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders urged to reject a U.N. plan to reunify Cyprus before the island joins the EU 2004 Mar.31   Annan announces Cyprus plan  U.N. Secretary-General presented a final plan for the reunification of Cyprus and urged to 'seize this chance for peace' 2004 Feb.18   Bomb blast ahead of talks  A small bomb has exploded near the home of Turkish Cypriot Prime Minister Mehmet Ali Talat 2004 Feb.13   Breakthrough at Cyprus talks  Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are paving the way for a referendum on reuniting the divided island by May

year 2003 Top ^

2003 Dec.14   Draw in Turkish Cypriot elections  Pro-European opposition parties have won a vote by about 2% in the unrecognised Turkish republic of Northern Cyprus 2003 Mar.11   Peace talks end in failure  Kofi Annan announced that last-ditch marathon peace talks to reunify Cyprus have failed 2003 Feb.28   Annan issues Cyprus deal deadline  Secretary-General has told Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders to settle on a peace deal by March 10 2003 Feb.16   Papadopoulos in shock win  Greek Cypriot opposition leader swept to a first round presidential election win 2003 Jan.2   Turkey pushes for Cyprus deal  Erdogan, the head of governing party, sharply criticised Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash in a TV interview

year 2002 Top ^

2002 Jul.9   Crash kills military chiefs  A helicopter crash has killed the commanders of both the National Guard and the island's air force 2002 May.21   Palestinians head for European exile  13 of the 13 men left Cyprus to six European Union countries which have agreed to accept them 2002 May.10   Bethlehem militants fly into exile  13 Palestinian militants exiled under a deal which ended the siege of the Church of the Nativity have arrived in Cyprus 2002 May.9     Bethlehem church siege ends  39 Palestinian militants have left the Church of the Nativity. Cyprus to give temporary sanctuary to 13 of them 2002 Mar.14   Hapoel beats Milan at UEFA Cup  Tel-Aviv had 1-0 victory over Italian powerhouse in their quarterfinal first-leg clash 2002 Jan.15   Cypriot leaders talk peace  The Greek Cypriot president Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Denktash are holding fresh talks

year 2001 Top ^

2001 Dec.29   Dinner date heralds talks  Turkish Cypriot leader Denktash has crossed into the Greek part of Cyprus for the first time since 1974 2001 Dec.5   Talks seek to end dispute  The Greek Cypriot president Glafcos Clerides has entered Turkish Cypriot territory for the first time to visit Rauf Denktash 2001 Dec.4   Workers plucked from sinking rig  A helicopter has successfully plucked all 84 people from 6,347 tonne Key Singapore rig sinking in rough seas 2001 Sep.2   Heart transplant pioneer dies  Dr. Christiaan Barnard in 1967 in Cape Town replaced the diseased heart of Washkansky with that of a woman in 20s 2001 Jul.4   Protesters clashed with riot police  Britain plans to construct the antennae, suspected of being a health risk, by 2003