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Chelsea held 1-1 by Leicester, Sheffield Utd defeat Palace
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 17:34:00 +0000 -

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard had to settle for a 1-1 draw against Leicester City in his first home match in charge on Sunday as a second-half header by Wilfred Ndidi cancelled out Mason Mount’s early goal on his home debut. Chelsea raced into a quick lead when the 20 year-old Mount, one...

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Domestic workers: a ‘vilely corrupt system’
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:46:11 +0000 -

Their contracts stipulate a salary of between €320 and €400 a month net, if they live with their employer, and a six-day working week. They cannot change their employer without obtaining a release form – from the very employer they want to leave. Welcome to the world of the domestic...

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Summer’s End Reggae
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 16:31:51 +0000 -

The season may be edging towards its end but Paphos will continue to dance to reggae beats as the Summer’s End Reggae party is coming up on August 31. After a successful event with live blues music, Yurts in Cyprus is hosting another music night, tackling a different genre. And...

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Thirteen leadership tips to manage apparent paradoxes
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 15:45:59 +0000 -

By Dimis Michaelides At the heart of innovation lie forces that simultaneously oppose and complement one another. Like yin and yang, each has its benefits and drawbacks. Together they create value. The innovative leader must recognise and reconcile these forces. In contemporary organisations four paradoxes come to mind. First, top-down...

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Germany has fiscal muscle to counter next crisis – Scholz
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:33:46 +0000 -

By Michael Nienaber Germany has the fiscal strength to counter any future economic crisis “with full force”, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Sunday, suggesting Berlin could make available up to 50 billion euros ($55 billion) of extra spending. With its economy on the brink of recession and borrowing costs...

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No deal would be worse for Cyprus than UK says top City voice
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 14:15:16 +0000 -

While a No Deal Brexit would be bad for the UK, it would be worse for countries such as Cyprus, a leading UK hedge fund manager has said. Known as a maverick with the sharpest tongue in the City, Dr Savvas Savouri, who has Greek Cypriot parents, said Ireland, Lithuania...

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The bright future of Egypt’s gas sector – a success story
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:53:36 +0000 -

By Charles Ellinas The recent pronouncements by Egypt’s Petroleum Minister, Tareq El Molla, demonstrate the confidence the country now has in its energy sector. It has truly turned the corner: record natural gas production, increasing LNG exports, surplus gas and electricity and lowest ever fuel subsidies. All major international oil...

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Gibraltar refuses U.S. request to seize Iranian tanker
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 13:12:16 +0000 -

By Marco Trujillo and Jon Nazca Gibraltar refused on Sunday a U.S. request to seize the Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West, as the stationary vessel raised an Iranian flag ahead of its expected departure from the British territory. British Royal Marines seized the vessel...

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Thank you for helping highlight Napa rape case
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:52:16 +0000 -

In your article (Cyprus Mail, August 7) I read why a young UK alleged rape victim’s legal rights to Cyprus state protections were and continue to be violated under several international treaty obligations, to include articles of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and EU law. I agree. Indeed,...

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Fires in Lara and Pelathousa under control (update 2)
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:34:52 +0000 -

A fire in the state forest adjacent to Lara beach has been brought under control, the forestry department announced on Sunday afternoon. The fire broke out at 2.20 but thanks to the timely response of the fire service, the game service and the forestry department it was brought under control...

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Over two dozen rescuers try to save trapped cavers in Poland
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:19:09 +0000 -

By Joanna Plucinska More than two dozen rescue workers are battling to help save two cavers trapped in a cavern in Poland’s Tatra mountains, the mountain rescue service said on Sunday, after a narrow tunnel was flooded with water, blocking their exit. A representative of the rescue service said it...

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Series of works expected to upgrade Peyia
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 12:13:30 +0000 -

A series of works that has got underway aims to improve the life of the residents of Peyia, mayor Marinos Lambrou said on Sunday. Speaking to the Cyprus News Agency (CNA), Lambrou said the works included new road lighting at a cost of €430,000 throughout Peyia. The financial savings from...

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Equal but side by side in a future Cyprus
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:49:37 +0000 -

By Ozay Mehmet Solving the Cyprus problem can only occur between equal parties, that is on equal political footing. Of course, no two individuals or groups are equal in all respects, but groups still can enjoy equal political status and all are equal before the law. It is worth remembering that...

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Man fined €2,000 for illegal hunting
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:36:00 +0000 -

The police and the Game Fund are investigating a case of hunting in a forbidden areas, the announced on Sunday. According to the police, a 27-year-old hunter from Limassol was spotted on Sunday morning hunting in a prohibited area of Panayia in the Paphos District. The Game Fund fined him...

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Turkish authorities seize 330 migrants trying to reach Greek island
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 11:19:25 +0000 -

Turkish authorities have seized a total of 330 migrants attempting to cross to the Greek island of Lesbos, officials said on Sunday. The coastguard in the Kucukkuyu area of the western Canakkale province said it had conducted seven operations to pick up migrants trying to make the crossing since Saturday...

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University of Cyprus ranked among world’s best 1,000 unis
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:58:43 +0000 -

The University of Cyprus has been ranked among the 1,000 best universities of the world, according to the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy. The University of Cyprus was ranked in the 601-700 placing. The five top universities in the world were: Harvard University, Stanford University,...

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Islamic state claims responsibility for wedding suicide attack in Kabul
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:53:54 +0000 -

Islamic State on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack in Kabul on Saturday. A suicide bomber killed 63 people and wounded 182 in an attack on a packed wedding reception in the Afghan capital, the Afghan interior ministry said on Sunday. The Saturday night attack came as the Taliban...

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Message to underemployed graduates: get out of Cyprus
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:49:00 +0000 -

The article “Welcome to the gig economy” (Sunday Mail, August 4) raises some interesting questions regarding the attitude of Cypriot nationals who are university graduates and those Cypriots intending to attend university. I imagine that the numbers of Cypriots going on to higher education has grown over the years, and...

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Spokesman says a fact that others out to hurt our reputation (update 2)
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 10:21:21 +0000 -

Media reports implying a link between President Nicos Anastasiades, his law firm and the so-called Troika laundromat on Sunday led to a war or words between Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodomou and main opposition party Akel. “It is not about statements and counter statements. Answers have been given,” Prodromou said about...

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Armed conflict with a foreign power may be Tehran’s last resort
Sun, 18 Aug 2019 09:47:07 +0000 -

By Farid Mirbagheri The escalating tension in the Persian Gulf could be a potential game changer for the entire region and possibly the world. On the one side stands the strongest country in the world prepared to use all its might to prevent the spread of political Islam in all...

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