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Text of report in English by Greek Cypriot news agency CNA Athens, 26 June: Cyprus and Greece signed [on] Thursday [26 June] an agreement providing for the transportation of 8m cubic metres of water to Cyprus, which this year is facing a serious problem of water shortage.
By Alkman Granitsas and Michele Kambas ATHENS/NICOSIA (Reuters) - Greek and Cypriot media and opposition parties on Wednesday attacked remarks by visiting U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, saying the comments revealed American favoritism toward Turkey.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany could face legal action for failing to implement a ban on advertising tobacco, a European Commissioner was quoted on Wednesday as saying. "We have to wait until May 1 to assess the situation.
By Dina Kyriakidou NICOSIA (Reuters) - After decades of braving insults, harassment and even violence in their efforts to bring rival communities in Cyprus together, peace activists on the divided Mediterranean island finally admit they are demoralized.
By Michele Kambas NICOSIA (Reuters) - Nothing worries Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis except the army. The military draft could wreck the tennis player's career if army chiefs on the east Mediterranean island decide to call him up, and his family says the uncertainty is affecting his game.
STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ordered Turkey on Thursday to put in place within three months an effective reparations mechanism for Greek Cypriots who were stripped of their possessions in the 1970s.
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