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Cyprus News Round Up

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21 July 2014

1. President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has said that his vision is the withdrawal of Turkish troops from Cyprus and the return of the refugees to their homes. Speaking at an event on Sunday to mark the 40th anniversary of the coup and the 1974 Turkish invasion, organised at the Presidential Palace by the government and the political parties, President Anastasiades said the future of the country and its people would be brighter if the obstacles were to be overcome, leading to a federal Republic of Cyprus, where the acquis communautaire was applied across the whole of the island.

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Turkey Invaded Cyprus 40 Years Ago Today

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20 July 2014

On 20 July 1074 Turkey invaded Cyprus after the Archbishop Makarios Cyprus government was toppled by a coup orchestrated the Greek government and the Cyprus National Guard, who had Greek officers controlling them.

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Cyprus President Speech For The Fallen In Turkish Invasion Of Cyprus

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20 July 2014

Statements by the President of the Republic after the memorial service for the fallen of the Turkish invasion

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, speaking after the memorial service for the fallen during the Turkish invasion, organized by the National Guard and the Defence Ministry, at the Tomb of Makedonitissa, said the following:

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Moving To The UK - Finding A Job

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How to find a job

In March 2014, the UK had over 600,000 job vacancies and employment levels were 72.60% Labour market conditions are less favourable for jobseekers in many sectors because of the effects of the economic slowdown.  More people are competing for fewer jobs but skills shortages still exist in some sectors.  A list of skills shortage occupations is available on the UK Government website.

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Cyprus Expat News Archives

Cyprus Explosion Investigation Committee Appointed

Cyprus Plenum

27 August 2011

The House Plenary approved the composition and mandate of an ad hoc parliamentary committee, charged with monitoring the investigation process regarding the deadly blast at “Evaggelos Florakis” naval base, near Limassol, on July 11.

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