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Greek Alternate Finance Minister warns against further delay in deal with creditors

By   /  10/02/2017  /  Finance, GR Finance, GR Politics, Greece, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Greek Alternate Finance Minister warns against further delay in deal with creditors

  Further delaying the agreement with Greece’s international creditors on concluding the second review of the current bailout programme would get the country in “serious trouble”, the Alternate Finance Minister George Chouliarakis told an audience at the London School of Economics on Thursday evening. “If we leave time pass until May or June uncertainty will […]

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Cyprus claiming share of post-Brexit business outflow from the UK

By   /  01/02/2017  /  Business, CY Business, CY Finance, Cyprus, Finance  /  Comments Off on Cyprus claiming share of post-Brexit business outflow from the UK

  A seminar for London based businessmen and investors who might be interested in exploring the advantages offered by Cyprus in a post-Brexit environment was held in the British capital. Organised by the UK-Cyprus Enterprise Council (UKCEC), in association with RCB Bank and PDG Strategy, the event presented Cyprus as a credible investment destination with […]

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UK minister defends “deepening” of relationship with Turkey

By   /  01/02/2017  /  Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on UK minister defends “deepening” of relationship with Turkey

  The British Foreign Minister for Europe and the Americas Sir Alan Duncan underlined the importance that the UK Government attributes to the “strategic partnership” with Turkey, saying that the Turkish economy and its role in the wider region “cannot and must not be ignored.” Sir Alan faced an almost two-hour long grilling at the […]

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British PM to visit Ankara straight after Trump meeting

By   /  25/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics, TR Politics, Turkey  /  Comments Off on British PM to visit Ankara straight after Trump meeting

The UK Prime Minister Theresa May will be paying an official visit to Ankara on Saturday, 28 January for meetings with President Erdogan and Prime Minister Yildirim. She will be flying to the Turkish capital straight from Washington D.C. where the previous day she will have been the first foreign leader to be received by […]

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Theresa May assures President Anastasiades of continuing UK support for Cyprus talks

By   /  23/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on Theresa May assures President Anastasiades of continuing UK support for Cyprus talks

The President of the Republic of Cyprus and the UK Prime Minister held a telephone call on Sunday afternoon and discussed the latest developments in the Cyprus settlement talks. A Downing Street spokesperson said: “The Prime Minister spoke to President Nicos Anastasiades this afternoon. They discussed the latest developments in the ongoing Cyprus Settlement talks […]

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UK sends reinforced Foreign Office team to Geneva for Cyprus talks

By   /  11/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Politics  /  Comments Off on UK sends reinforced Foreign Office team to Geneva for Cyprus talks

The United Kingdom will be represented at the Geneva conference on Cyprus by Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the Foreign Minister for Europe Sir Alan Duncan. Mr Johnson confirmed his attendance on Tuesday during a House of Commons debate on foreign policy. His presence in Geneva will aim at “promoting the momentous talks” taking place, […]

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Britain to be represented in Geneva by Johnson and Duncan – May at the ready

By   /  09/01/2017  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Britain to be represented in Geneva by Johnson and Duncan – May at the ready

The United Kingdom will be represented at the Geneva Conference on the Cyprus problem by the political leadership of the Foreign Office. Together with Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, also present at the talks will be the Deputy Foreign Minister responsible for European Affairs Sir Alan Duncan, who traveled last week to Ankara and Athens. Diplomatic […]

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UK Cypriots bid George Michael goodbye

By   /  28/12/2016  /  CY Social, Cyprus, Social  /  Comments Off on UK Cypriots bid George Michael goodbye

UK Cypriots have been mourning the death of George Michael who passed away on Christmas day at his Oxfordshire home after suffering a suspected heart failure. The 53-year old pop star was born in north London’s East Finchley, an area with a large Cypriot community even today, as Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou. His father Kyriacos Panayiotou […]

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UK awaits details to determine “appropriate” representation in Geneva

By   /  21/12/2016  /  CY Politics, Cyprus, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on UK awaits details to determine “appropriate” representation in Geneva

The British government has been pressed over the last few days to give details on its participation in the January Geneva multiple party conference on Cyprus. Prime Minister Theresa May was asked by north London MP David Burrowes at the House of Commons whether herself and the Foreign Secretary would attend the crucial meeting expected […]

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Cyprus Finance Minister determined to keep up the reform momentum

By   /  15/12/2016  /  CY Finance, CY Politics, Cyprus, Finance, Headlines, Politics  /  Comments Off on Cyprus Finance Minister determined to keep up the reform momentum

Just days before the European Commission’s warning on Thursday (15/12) that fiscal risks in Cyprus remain significant, all the stakeholders in the country’s economy had gathered in London to present their take on the current financial picture and the prospects for the future. Speaking at an Economist event at the British capital’s Stock Exchange, Finance […]

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