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Total, ENI reportedly granted Cyprus Block 7

Total and ENI are expanding their presence in the Cypriot EEZ according to government sources. The French-Italian consortium has been allocated the exploration licence for Block 7 according to unofficial information obtained by the Cyprus News Agency.
The same sources reported that the French and Italian partnership can be extended to other Blocks of the Cyprus EEZ.

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach Resort Ranked as Cheapest Summer Holiday Destination in Europe

Bulgaria's Sunny Beach has been ranked the best value destination in Europe for a bargain beach break, for the sixth consecutive year. Portugal's Algarve comes in second place, while Marmaris in Turkey follows in third. Details of the best destinations where your money goes further have been announced in Post Office UK's 2019 Holiday Costs Baramoter, reports iNews. 

USS McFaul pulls into Limassol harbor

US Navy destroyer USS McFaul has pulled into Limassol harbor while on a regularly-scheduled deployment to conduct maritime security operations in the region.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG-74) arrived in Limassol on Wednesday for a scheduled port visit, according to US Navy sources.

GEK Terna and J&P Avax land big project in Limassol

GEK Terna is expanding its presence in projects abroad as sources say it has won the tender for a major project in Cyprus in a consortium with J&P Avax.

It concerns a contract worth 550 million euros for the construction of a casino in Limassol named City of Dreams Mediterranean, to be operated by Integrated Casino Resorts Cyprus.

Woman wins case against Cyprus

The European Court of Human Rights has ruled against Cyprus in a case where a Vietnamese woman had complained about the conditions of her detention back in 2012.

The plaintiff, 38-year-old Thi Nguyen Khanh, was placed in a women's detention facility in Limassol from 1 March 2012 until 25 July 2012.

Kathimerini Cyprus turns 10

A good-natured and fraternal vibe pervaded the event on Friday, November 16 in the port city of Limassol marking the 10th anniversary of Kathimerini Cyprus newspaper's first issue. The first batch of papers left the printing press on November 1, 2008, and reached Cypriot kiosks on November 2, ushering in a new editorial era on the island.

Limassol shows the red card in street parade

Limassol officials say they would not accept revelers inspired by the biggest heist on television to participate in the annual street parade, citing security concerns.

According to an official statement, the city bans any group wishing to dress as robbers in the famous "La Casa de Papel" series on the paid-subscription channel Netflix.

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