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2006-07-22 08:11:08

By Michele Kambas LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft on Saturday whisked more exhausted people fleeing the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus in a mass international effort that has so far evacuated more than 25,000 people.

2006-07-22 02:19:48

By Michele Kambas and David Clark LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft toiled through the night into Saturday whisking more shell-shocked fugitives from the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus in a mass evacuation now exceeding 25,000 people.

2006-07-21 19:29:29

By Michael Winfrey LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircrafts worked through the night into Saturday scooping more tired and scared people from war-ravaged Lebanon and bringing them to safety in Cyprus and Turkey.

2006-07-19 19:49:09

By David Clarke LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Hundreds of Americans and other foreign nationals fleeing Israeli air strikes that have pummelled Lebanon for eight days found safe haven in Cyprus on Thursday.

2006-07-19 19:43:58

By David Clarke LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Hundreds of Americans and other foreign nationals fleeing Israeli air strikes that have pummelled Lebanon for eight days found safe haven in Cyprus on Thursday.

2006-06-08 08:13:21

NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus denied on Thursday any knowledge of the CIA using its airports for secret operations moving around suspected militants, but said however that "private American aircraft" had used its facilities in 2004.

2005-08-29 17:46:09

By Michele Kambas NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus's president said on Monday his administration would take full responsibility if a Greek team investigating the country's worst air disaster found that Cypriot aviation authorities were to blame.

2005-08-17 10:01:37

By Brian Williams ATHENS (Reuters) - Investigators believe the key to discovering what caused a Cypriot plane to crash in Greece, killing all 121 people on board, may be found in the flight's final 23 minutes.

2005-08-14 13:12:56

By Yannis Behrakis GRAMMATIKO, Greece (Reuters) - A Cypriot airliner crashed into a mountainous area north of Athens on Sunday, killing all 121 people on board, after apparently suffering a loss of cabin pressure or oxygen.

2005-08-14 10:38:55

By Yannis Behrakis GRAMMATIKO, Greece (Reuters) - A Cypriot airliner crashed into a mountainous area north of Athens on Sunday killing all 121 people on board after apparently suffering a loss of cabin pressure or oxygen.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.