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Complete details about Cyprus in Asia with capital city Nicosia

Country NameCyprus (Kępros/Kibris)
Country CodeCYP
Capital CityNicosia
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1960
Population754700
Surface Area9251.0
Life Expectancy76.7 years
GNP9333.0 (old 8246.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Greek [official]     (74.1%)
Turkish [official]     (22.4%)

Major Cities

Nicosia, Nicosia     (population 195000)
Limassol, Limassol     (population 154400)

Cyprus's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: Cyprus MailSat, 26 Jul 2014 05:19:40 -0700
Cyprus on a roll with five medals in three days in Glasgow

GEORGIOS Achilleos has won gold for Cyprus in the men's skeet shooting, taking Cyprus' medal count in the opening three days of the Commonwealth Games to five. Achilleos was the favourite going into the event and the former world champion showed his ...   read full story

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Publisher: Famagusta GazetteSat, 26 Jul 2014 10:37:30 -0700
Two gold medals for Cyprus at Commonwealth Games read full story


Publisher: Wall Street JournalMon, 28 Jul 2014 13:15:00 -0700
Bank of Cyprus Approves ?1 Billion Capital Increase

NICOSIA, Cyprus?The board of directors at Cyprus's biggest bank approved a ?1 billion capital increase Monday, senior officials at the bank said, in an effort to shore up the troubled lender ahead of a key stress test of its finances later this year ...   read full story

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Publisher: Financial TimesMon, 28 Jul 2014 15:07:30 -0700
Bank of Cyprus to raise ?1bn through share sale read full story
Publisher: Hamilton SpectatorMon, 28 Jul 2014 15:18:45 -0700
Bank of Cyprus strengthens capital base read full story
Publisher: Economic TimesMon, 28 Jul 2014 16:15:00 -0700
Bank of Cyprus says private placement raises 1 billion euros in bids read full story
Publisher: ReutersMon, 28 Jul 2014 16:26:15 -0700
UPDATE 2-Bank of Cyprus says private placement raises 1 bln euros read full story


Publisher: Cyprus MailMon, 28 Jul 2014 10:38:49 -0700
Central Bank in charge of FBME's fate

Feeling betrayed by the Cypriot authorities, FBME said last week that its ?solvency and commitment to the Republic of Cyprus are a matter of public record, both before and after the crisis of 2013 during which the lender maintained its support of the ...   read full story

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Publisher: Famagusta GazetteMon, 28 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700
US say Cyprus responsible to prevent money laundering in FBME case read full story
Publisher: AllAfrica.comFri, 25 Jul 2014 22:37:30 -0700
Central Bank Takes Over FBME read full story
Publisher: InCyprusMon, 28 Jul 2014 21:07:30 -0700
Worrying times read full story
Publisher: Daily NewsMon, 28 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0700
More vigilance needed to curb 'dirty money' read full story


Publisher: New York TimesThu, 24 Jul 2014 17:27:10 -0700
A Secret in Cyprus Bank Bailout Stirs Resentment

Now, the foundation of the bailout, an analysis by bond giant Pimco, is being challenged by economists, lawyers and politicians in Cyprus. They argue that the analysis relied too heavily on aggressive financial assumptions that in some cases deviated ...   read full story

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