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Wednesday 27 September 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Cyprus

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Syria threatens using WMDs as EU prepares to withdraw citizens
Cyprus’s justice minister says the bloc is “prepared for the worst”, as Syria reveals its WMD for the first time.
Cyprus asks for bailout from the eurozone
The Cypriot government confirmed the news this evening, citing the country’s exposure to the Greek economy.
Moody's drives Cyprus towards junk status with two-notch downgrade
The credit ratings agency has said that it has placed Cyprus’ rating on review for further possible downgrade.
Is Cyprus next for a bailout?
Cyprus has hinted that it may be asking for a bailout within days, after the situation in the country was described as ‘urgent’.
Champions League report: Real late show stuns APOEL
Jose Mourinho’s men enjoyed a relatively comfortable victory thanks to two goals from Benzema and one from Kaka.
Cyprus drops gambling charges against elderly women
Around 40 women, one of whom is 98, were facing illegal gambling charges over their weekly poker sessions.
98-year-old woman facing gambling charges in Cyprus
Dozens of elderly women have been summoned to court over their weekly poker party.
International friendly wrap: wins for Brazil, Serbia
The Samba Boys left it late to see off Bosnia in St Gallen.
Eurozone unemployment hit an all-time high at the end of last year
Unemployment in the wider 27 member state European Union has also risen.
Cyprus air traffic controllers go on four-hour strike
Unions say their staff are paid through a levy on airlines – and therefore shouldn’t be subject to a national pay freeze.
Ratings agency may downgrade Ireland - and 5 other eurozone countries
Fitch ratings agency has this evening said it is considering downgrading Ireland, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Slovenia and Cyprus by one or two notches.
Ireland seventh in Europe... in footballtennis
Those lovers of the hybrid sport have once again done their nation proud during a week in Cyprus
Column: have you heard about Ireland's other European Championships bid this week?
A group of young students set up the country’s FootballTennis association after a late-night email to the world governing body. Now they’re off to the Euros.
Six-year-old Irish girl abducted and brought to Syria
Six-year-old May Assad Monaghan was taken by her father from Cyprus on Wednesday and brought to Syria. He is demanding that her Irish mother travel to Syria to live with them.
The Daily Fix: Friday
A round-up of all the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
Irish girl, six, kidnapped in Cyprus
May Assad Monaghan, originally from Swords, Co Dublin, is believed to have been taken from near her home.
Ice ice baby? Keane in frame for Iceland post
The ex-Ipswich boss has also been replaced by his namesake Robbie at the top of a list of Ireland’s most bankable soccer stars.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
In today’s Fix: first jail sentences following UK riots, is a bailout on the way for Cyprus, the Lord Mayor in a poncho, and creating a beard out of thin air…
Under-fire Cyprus 'will probably need a bailout' - Fitch
Economic struggler Cyprus’s rating is cut by two notches, though it’s still well above the ‘junk’ threshold for the time being.
Coalition falls apart as Cyprus edges closer to financial collapse
The withdrawal of the DIKO party leaves the President with a parliamentary minority and on the brink of a bailout.
Entire Cyprus Cabinet resigns
The move comes following a blast that killed 13 people and caused an economic and energy crisis by also knocking out the country’s main power station.
Ten feared dead after Cyprus naval base explosion
The explosion caused numerous injuries and extensive damage to homes in villages near the naval base.
Two arrested following Dublin herbal cannabis seizure
Two British men in their 30s are taken into Garda custody after the seizure of 60kg of drugs at a premises in Drumcondra.
Turkish nuclear plans on Mediterranean raise fears
Turkey is standing firmly by plans to build three nuclear power plants in the years ahead — including one near a fault line by the Mediterranean coast.