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Cultural Events Bring Greek-and-Turkish Cypriots Together

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It has been a hopeful summer of cultural events bringing Greek-and-Turkish Cypriots together through music, theatre and dance, with the highlight being an event on July 28th attended by Greek-and-Turkish Cypriot leaders Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci in Othello Castle in the occupied northern city of Famagusta. The event, organized by the Technical Committee on Culture, starred the bicommunal music group “Kypogeneia” which performed traditional Cypriot songs in both Greek and Turkish. The singers were a young married couple made up of a Greek-Cypriot man and a Turkish-Cypriot woman.

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Thought for Today - Be Grateful for Everything

Today be grateful for everything you may do, for all what you may accomplish and be thankful for even that most smallest task you are capable to fulfill. It seems so ‘normal’ to do what you do on a daily basis and you easily take your health, talents and gifts for granted.

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Best Legal Conference to focus on issues of trust jurisdictions

The BEST LEGAL conference, to take place at the Four Seasons Hotel, Limassol, Cyprus, on 27-29 September 2015, is the only strictly legal conference organised in Cyprus and which is focused on foreign audiences.

Young Man Dies in Limassol Road Accident

limassol man dires in road accidentLimassol resident Panayiotis Demetriou, 22, died in an accident in Ypsonas when his motorcycle collided with a taxi being driven by a 64-year-old, said police.

The young man lost control of his motorcycle at a corner and veered into the opposite lane, crashing into the other car and dying instantaneously in the collision. Although he was wearing a helmet, the crash was too violent and the man hit the windshield with great force, according to information from the police.

The 64-year-old taxi driver was also injured in the accident, and is being treated at Limassol General Hospital.

Anastasiades - Akinci Continue Talks in Same Good Spirit of Cooperation

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Greek-Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci had their fourth meeting today July 27th in the same good spirit of cooperation and have discussed establishing a Property Commission, according to statements by President Anastasiades and UN envoy Barth Espen Eide.

The Big Dream - Artist Andreas Tomblin Exhibits at 6th Beijing Intl Art Biennale

andreas tomblin the big dreamArtist Andreas Tomblin has been selected to take part in 6th Beijing International Art Biennale, China 2015. He is one of four artists that will represent the UK with his painting “The Big Dream”.

On the Cyprus News Agenda This Week

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Coming up in the headlines this week is the latest meeting on Monday July 27th between Cyprus leaders Nicos Anastasiades and Mustafa Akinci, when they will be discussing the issue of territory in the latest attempt to reunify the Greek-and-Turkish Cypriot political and community relations.

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