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Algeria Upset Kenya In Grueling Five Setter At Women's U20 African Nations Champs

Algeria fought for 118 minutes to overwhelm the fighting Kenyan team in epic five- set match 3-2 (19-25, 25-15, 25-21, 17-25, 15-10) in day two of the 2015 Women’s U20 African Nations Championship at Eastern Company Hall in Cairo, Egypt on Saturday. 309 more words

Africa

Greek Republic of South Cyprus and Russia conclude deals By Christian Heinze

Greek Republic of South Cyprus and Russia conclude deals

“Ports in return for debt relief”

By Dr Christian Heinze

The TRNC PIO news (27.2.2015) tells us of the Greek Republic of South Cyprus having concluded this week new contracts between GRSC and Russia providing GRSC with financial favours and Russia with economic and transport conveniences in the middle of the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. 187 more words

Cyprus

Bove: Mortgage Meltdown Brewing (Dick, You're A Little Late To The Party!)

Dick  Bove appeared on CNBC and warned that a mortgage meltdown is brewing. He has a related interview as well.

The Treasury Department is looking to wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but without these organizations, there would be few buyers for 30-year fixed rate mortgages, bank analyst Dick Bove told CNBC on Tuesday. 726 more words

Banking

Nicosia: Beyond the Green Line

I handed the customs officer my passport. Mere formality, I was told.  “You can’t go through,” she says in a heavily accented English. I was standing at the pedestrian checkpoint at Lokmacı, Lefkoşa(Northern Nicosia), hoping to cross to the south side of the Cyprus, the Greek side. 850 more words

Travel

The Russian-Cypriot Relationship Is All About The EU

Russia has been renewing its ties with the Cypriots and at breakneck pace. This is, overall, pretty stellar for the Cypriots. The Cypriots are a small country that need a stronger ally, especially since they only control half of their own island. 450 more words

Eudaimonia

A Taste of Empire - Akrotiri and Dhekelia

The Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, (Greek: Ακρωτήρι και Δεκέλεια, Akrotiri kai Dhekeleia; Turkish: Ağrotur ve Dikelya), are a British Overseas Territory… 305 more words

World Cuisine