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# Cyprus

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# Cyprus
Four people found dead in 'most destructive' wildfire ever in Cyprus
A government minister said the blaze is the ‘most destructive’ in the eastern Mediterranean island’s history.
# Eurovision
Christians in Cyprus protest against Eurovision entry they say promotes satanic worship
The artist says her song has been misinterpreted and is about an abusive relationship between two lovers.
# Election
Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.
# travel restrictions
Green List remains unchanged with just four countries on list
Cyprus, Finland, Latvia and Liechtenstein are still the only four countries on the list.
# ayia napa
British teen found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus launches appeal against conviction
The 19-year-old woman returned to the UK last week.
# On Home Soil
British teenager convicted of lying over Cyprus rape returns to UK vowing to clear her name
The 19-year-old woman was handed a four-month jail term, suspended for three years.
# Courts
British 19-year-old handed suspended sentence after being found guilty of lying about Cyprus gang rape
The teenager had claimed she was raped by up to 12 Israeli tourists in a hotel room in July.
# ayia napa
British teen facing jail in Cyprus who says she was forced to retract rape claim asks Boris Johnson for help
The 19-year-old woman was found guilty in a Cypriot court of lying about being gang-raped and will be sentenced on Tuesday.
# Guilty verdict
UK foreign office expresses 'serious concern' over conviction of British woman for lying in Cyprus rape trial
The Cypriot government has defended the independence of its courts.
# Match Winner
Christie and McGinn hit the net as understrength Scotland defeat Cyprus
Scotland geared up for next year’s Euro 2020 play-offs with victory in a qualification dead-rubber.
AS IT HAPPENED
Apollon v Shamrock Rovers, Europa League second qualifying round
Stephen Bradley’s men traveled to Cyprus for the second leg of their Europa League qualifier.
# Air defence
Suspected stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile hits north Cyprus
The missile was launched as part of an air defence system during an Israeli air raid. No one was injured in the incident.
# Jailed
Cyprus court hands 7 life terms to 'first serial killer'
He said he was “tortured by memories” and could not explain why he had carried out the killings.
# scots
Steve Clarke begins reign over Scotland with dramatic win against Cyprus
Oliver Burke scored an 89th minute winner for Clarke’s side.
# Investigation
Cyprus serial killer case: Suitcase containing woman's remains pulled from toxic lake
The suspect confessed last Thursday to killing a total of five women and two of their daughters.
# Support
'He's still my mentor to this day... If I need advice, he's always there to help me'
Junior Ogedi-Uzokwe of Derry City on the influence of Don Ubah on his career.
# throwback
‘We beat the British Army 37-0. A few weeks later we won against Germany and were European champions’
Goalkeeper Dean Delany reflects on winning the U18 European Championships in Cyprus and playing in the 1999 World Youth Cup in Nigeria under Brian Kerr.
# Cyprus
Irish Malyali community 'in shock' over death of student (20s) following balcony fall in Cyprus
The woman is understood to have been killed after she fell from a building at the University of Nicosia in north Cyprus.
# Organ Trafficking
Kosovo asks Cyprus to extradite man accused of organising over 30 illegal kidney removals
The ‘mastermind’ has been hunted by authorities for almost a decade.
# nicosia
Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl
The child’s Norwegian father and Greek Cypriot mother have been engaged in a bitter custody battle.
Geldof draws ire of Greek Cypriots over concert in Turkish-occupied area
The event in Famagusta has drawn widespread condemnation from Cyprus’ Greek-speaking community.
# Arrested
Irish pensioner arrested in Cyprus after loaded guns and crossbow found in his home
The man is being questioned by police.
# 2015 Rugby World Cup
The world record-holding rugby team that didn't even get a chance to qualify for the World Cup
A lot is made about New Zealand’s 18 games unbeaten, but Cyprus hit 24 wins in Europe.
# Cillian it in Cyprus
'It's not a decision I can make, I just have to keep scoring'
Cillian Sheridan speaks to The42 about his hopes of playing for Ireland again and life in Cyprus.
# Cillian it in Cyprus
Irish striker Cillian Sheridan helps fire his side to Cypriot Cup final
The former Celtic man is in a rich vein of form in Cyprus.
# Cyprus
British hostage had photo taken with EgyptAir hijacker
“I figured if his bomb was real I’d nothing to lose anyway”.
# no explosives
"It's over": Plane standoff ends after hijacker surrenders in Cyprus
The Department of Foreign Affairs here has confirmed no Irish citizens were involved.
# always a woman involved
Cypriot president criticised for 'there's always a woman' remark after plane hijack
President Nicos Anastasiades made the comments in response to reports that the hijacker had acted to try and communicate with his ex-wife.
# War
The UK began bombing Isis in Syria just hours after last night's vote
Six targets were the focus of RAF Tornado jets.
# Reliant
Gareth Bale is single-handedly leading Wales to Euro 2016 after scoring another winner
The Real Madrid star bagged the only goal of the game as Chris Coleman’s side cemented their place at the top of Group B.
# RIP
Journalist dies from beating over Facebook football row
A 30-year-old photo and video journalist for a number of online publications passed away in hospital.
# got ya
British soldier who went to Syria to fight ISIS found and returned to unit
The 19-year-old told his family he was joining the Kurdish fighters because ‘these guys need our help’.
# Upsets
Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow
Slip-ups against lesser opposition aren’t a common occurrence but are we due one?
# Oceans 14
A painting of a ballerina putting on her shoe - worth €6 million - has been stolen
The piece of art wasn’t insured. Ouch.
# Cyprus
Cypriots file 'war crimes' complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court
Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.
# living the dream
No biggie, just Rio Ferdinand joining Cillian Sheridan's title-winning celebrations
Not content with scoring the winning goal in the Cypriot league decider, the Cavan man had Rio and Jody over for tea.
# in form forward
Irish striker Cillian Sheridan clinches league win for APOEL Nicosia
The Cavan footballer scored the only goal in a narrow win.
# Bailout
Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today
The €300 limit was intended to prevent a run on the country’s banks.
# Global Outlook
The 11 biggest international stories of 2013
Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.
# tuition
Cyprus university now letting you pay fees with Bitcoins
The country was one of the first to embrace Bitcoins after people moved their savings to the online currency following its controversial bailout.