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'The Week' Video News July 27th - August 3rd, 2014

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Cyprus Foreign Minister Supports Egypt's Efforts for Ceasefire in Gaza

cyprus gaza israel kasoulidesForeign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides spoke with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry and expressed Cyprus' full support for Egypt's efforts to broker a ceasefire in Gaza.

Mr. Kasoulides expressed deep concern for the increasing loss of human lives and especially for the deaths of civilians and children, according to a statement from the foreign ministry.

We Can't Hear Their Screams in Gaza - Opinion

It is 270 miles from Gaza to Cyprus.

Israel is invading the area, which has 1.6 million residents, and over 300 children have died in the onslaught.

We can't hear their screams from here, but the childrens' deaths are a terrible dissonant noise in our souls.

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Thought for Today - When You Understand Your True Power, You Become Humble

When you slowly discover the truth about yourself, you become humble. When you understand and experience the power you are, you become silent. There is no need to fight, discuss or prove the enormous potential of your being when it becomes clear that your existence in this world of duality find purpose in enlightening the darkness with you intentions of love, humbleness and peace.

Travel Warning - Libya

Announcement from the foreign ministry below:

The citizens of the Republic of Cyprus are advised against all travel to Libya, as the security situation continues to deteriorate. All Cypriot citizens who reside in the country, are advised to inform the Cypriot competent Authorities (see below for contact details) on their current status, and are advised to leave the country as quickly and safely as possible.

MOKAS Freezes FBME Accounts in Anti-Money Laundering Probe

The anti-money-laundering unit MOKAS has frozen a number of accounts in the Federal Bank of the Middle East (FBME), amid the Central Bank's measures to wind down the branch in Cyprus.

Bank of Cyprus Increases Capital by One Billion Euros

Bank of Cyprus has announced a successful increase in its capital by one billion euros, or 15.1 percent, and significant changes in its ownership structure.

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Thought for Today - Let Your Light Shine

You only possess things when you can let go of them, otherwise they possess you.

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