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Wednesday 29 March 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Cyprus

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# Cyprus
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’.
# easy
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
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.
# Cyprus
98-year-old woman facing gambling charges in Cyprus
Dozens of elderly women have been summoned to court over their weekly poker party.
# World in motion
International friendly wrap: wins for Brazil, Serbia
The Samba Boys left it late to see off Bosnia in St Gallen.
# Unemployment
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
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.
# eurocrisis
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.
# Net gains
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.
# May Assad Monaghan
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.
# Daily Fix
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…
# Missing
Irish girl, six, kidnapped in Cyprus
May Assad Monaghan, originally from Swords, Co Dublin, is believed to have been taken from near her home.
# Jobseeker
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.
# Daily Fix
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…
# Cyprus
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.
# Cyprus
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.
# Cabinet
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.
# Cyprus
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.
# Nuclear Power
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.