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2011-04-26 05:16:00

LIMASSOL, Cyprus, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Horasis organized the 2011 Global Russia Business Meeting in Limassol, Cyprus, on 10 and 11 April, under the auspices of the President of the Republic Mr. Demetris Christofias and co-hosted by the Republic of Cyprus and the Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency. The Global Russia Business Meeting (GRBM) attracts top level Government representatives from the Russian Federation and other countries, as well as senior executives of...

2010-12-10 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Associates, organized a lecture entitled "Cyprus: Culinary Crossroads of the Mediterranean" on Wednesday, December 8 at The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The lecture was the second of a series of events that the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus is organizing during the next six months, to highlight and promote Cyprus' history and culture....

2010-01-21 10:14:00

LIMASSOL, Cyprus, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime ScratchCards (http://primescratchcards.com/) experienced an exceptionally successful 2009, attracting over 1,000,000 new players. The brand now has regular players in more than 115 countries, and attracts players from every country in the world. At a time when many businesses are contracting and shedding staff, we have almost doubled our workforce and successfully expanded our affiliate network. Quote: "These are really great...

2006-07-23 09:18:14

By Michele Kambas and Michael Winfrey LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Thousands of people fleeing Israeli bombing in Lebanon kept pouring into Cyprus on Sunday as the United Nations appealed for urgent international aid for the far greater numbers of people left behind. Hundreds of foreigners were also whisked to the Turkish port of Mersin, as Turkey stepped in to share the burden with the small island struggling to cope with the huge wave of evacuees after 12 days of Israeli bombings....

2006-07-22 20:38:16

By Michele Kambas and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Tiny Cyprus braced to take in nearly 10,000 more fugitives from Lebanon on Sunday as the United Nations urged international donors to send aid swiftly to the far greater numbers of people left behind. About 14 vessels were expected to dock at the Cypriot ports of Larnaca and Limassol over the next 30 hours or so, part of a days-old mass evacuation already involving more than 25,000 people from dozens of countries that...

2006-07-22 18:22:40

By Michele Kambas and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Tiny Cyprus braced to take in nearly 10,000 more fugitives from Lebanon on Sunday as the United Nations urged international donors to send aid swiftly to the far greater numbers of people left behind. About 14 crowded vessels were expected to dock at the Cypriot ports of Larnaca and Limassol over the next 30 hours or so, part of a days-old mass evacuation involving dozens of countries from India to Sweden that shows no...

2006-07-22 10:04:42

By Michele Kambas and Michael Winfrey LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft scooped more exhausted people fleeing the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus on Saturday in a mass international effort that has so far evacuated more than 25,000 people. The European Union dispatched a team to help Cyprus cope with the huge wave of foreign evacuees, which is stretching the small island's resources at the height of its tourist season. "We expect the number to triple in the...

2006-07-22 01:22:24

By Michael Winfrey LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircrafts worked through the night into Saturday scooping more tired and scared people from war-battered Lebanon and bringing them to safety in Cyprus and Turkey. The Pentagon said 4,400 Americans had escaped from Lebanon on Friday by sea and air, the largest single day total to date in the operation to save foreign nationals trapped in the relentless cross-fire between Israel and Hizbollah guerrillas. The amphibious transport...

2006-07-21 06:26:28

By David Clarke BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. helicopters plucked frightened Americans from Beirut on Friday, adding to the swelling tide of foreign evacuees reaching Cyprus, which may soon share the burden with another country. Armed guards manned rooftops around the U.S. embassy as evacuees fleeing Israel's bombardment of Lebanon filed into helicopters taking them to American warships offshore. At a nearby beach, people with suitcases on top of their heads and babies in their arms...


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