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  • Cyprus to give access to its ports, airstrips to Russian military

    News | Global Europe 10-02-2015

    President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said he is in talks with the Russian government to let its military ships and planes use Cypriot ports and airstrips in case of humanitarian operations or in emergency situations. 

  • Nicosia to create new company after Cyprus Air collapse

    News | Competition 13-01-2015

    Cyprus will try to create a new national airline to replace Cyprus Airways, shut down on 9 January after a European Union ruling that it had illegally received state aid, the island's president said on yesterday (12 January).

  • Cyprus President replaced by Greek PM at EU summit

    News | Energy 24-10-2014

    Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades was hospitalised ahead of the first day of the EU summit yesterday (23 October), and was replaced at the summit by Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. This is the first time that a leader from another country replaces a colleague at the EU summit table.

  • Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades arrives at the May 2013 EU Summit

     Video | Promoted content | EU Priorities 2020 22-05-2013

    On his arrival at the May 2013 EU Council, Cyprus president Nicos Anastasiades said that Europe needs “tax policies that will encourage growth'.

    EU leaders met today to discuss how to lower energy prices and improve industrial competitiveness, at a time when other developed countries are rushing to invest in shale gas. Second issue on the agenda is tax evasion, which every year deprives EU governments of roughly €1 trillion.

  • Cyprus delays vote on EU bailout, Putin calls plan ‘dangerous’

     Video | Promoted content | Economy & Jobs 18-03-2013

    Cyprus' parliament has delayed a crucial vote until Tuesday about a controversial bailout deal reached by the EU and the IMF at the weekend.
    The newly-elected center-right president Nicos Anastasiades presented the deal as the only solution possible to avoid bankrapci and is currently seeking support from other political parties to ratify the agreement. He has already promised to soften the conditions for small savers.

  • EU bailout for Cyprus approved

     Video | Promoted content | Euro & Finance 18-03-2013

    Breaking with previous EU practice that depositors' savings are sacrosanct, Cyprus and international lenders agreed at the weekend that savers in the island's outsized banking system would take a hit in return for the offer of €10 billion in aid.
    The decision to introduce levies on deposits are 9.9% for those exceeding €100,000 and 6.7% on anything below that, according to the bailout agreement, announced on Saturday morning.

  • Cyprus heads for run-off with conservative in the lead

    Special Report | News | Elections 18-02-2013

    Conservative leader Nicos Anastasiades easily won the first round in Cyprus's presidential elections but failed to avoid a runoff vote, reflecting deep divisions among Cypriots on a bailout deal to save the island nation from bankruptcy.