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Words Are Not Enough - Štefan Füle on Cyprus Problem

European Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle said that words are not enough and action is needed to further the Cyprus reunification talks, during a speech to Greek-and-Turkish Cypriot NGOs.

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Thought for Today - You Are Love

Have you ever realized that you learn most from the situations you don't like to be in. All what makes you think has a valuable contribution to your life, all what makes you feel (in any way) emotional adds an opportunity to make new choices. Only in the choices you make, lies the freedom of exploration.

It's the Least They Could Do - First Home Protection Law

cyprus newsThis is the opinion of a reporter who has watched the state and financial sector drive the country into a deep recession with wanton spending and a complete disregard for the economy's future - protecting consumers' first homes is the LEAST they can do at this point.

No, it was not the current government's fault, but they have inherited the situation created by the previous communist government and have to rule fairly now.

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Thought for Today - Be Grateful for Being Able To Help Others

Be grateful for what you may do for others as it shows your ability to be of help. Be thankful for every opportunity of sharing and know that it's a privilege to take care of someone else.

'The Week' Video News April 7-13th, 2014

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25-year-old British Woman Killed in Road Accident, Paphos

British woman Louise Sandra Slater, 25, has been killed in a road accident, said police.

The accident happened at 2.45am when her vehicle veered off Marathon road in Chlorakas and overturned, ending upside-down and throwing the victim out of the car.

UN Clears Up Landmines Near Deryneia, Mammari

cyprus deminingUNIFCYP said it has a new project to clear up landmines that may have drifted into the buffer zone near Deryneia and Mammari due to flooding.

Turkey laid 26,000 landmines along the Green Line in 1974 after it invaded the island. The UN has cleared over 25,000 landmines located in 26 minefields.

The work to clear the remaining mines will start on April 7th and be completed by the end of May.

March Unemployment Hitting Record Highs at 52,772

Cyprus' unemployment stays at record highs in March 2014.

At 52,772 persons, there was not much change in the number of unemployed during the month of March 2014 compared to February, according to the Cyprus Statistical Service's latest survey.

Seasonally-adjusted figures show that the number of registered unemployed for March 2014 increased to 50, 940 persons in comparison to 49,531 in the previous month.

In comparison with March 2013, there was a rise of 19,2% in unemployment, said CySTAT.

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