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Cypriot leaders agree to start full negotiations within three months - UN

United Nations - The Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders have agreed to start full-fledged negotiations within three months on resolving the long-running dispute on the Mediterranean island, the United Nations' top envoy to Cyprus said today.
"In taking full responsibility for the conduct of future negotiations, the leaders have also agreed to meet three months from now to review the work of the working groups and technical committees, and using their results, to start full-fledged negotiations."
- Official statement

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Cypriot leaders agree to start full negotiations within three months - UN

Source: United Nations, Sat March 22, 2008
United Nations - The Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders have agreed to start full-fledged negotiations within three months on resolving the long-running dispute on the Mediterranean island, the United Nations' top envoy to Cyprus said today.

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Source: BBC News, Sat October 13, 2007
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Al Gore & IPCC Share Nobel Peace Prize For 2007

Source: Scoop, Sat October 13, 2007
Oslo, Norway - The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 is to be shared, in two equal parts, between the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr. for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change.

Greek couple cook up unlikely YouTube hit

Source: News Interactive, Fri June 08, 2007
London, England, UK - They are unlikely internet stars, a retired Cypriot couple in London who bicker and duel as they potter around their kitchen.

Oldest Perfumes Found on “Aphrodite’s Island”

Source: National Geographic News, Thu April 05, 2007
Rome, Italy - The world's oldest known perfumes have been found on the island reputed to be the birthplace of Aphrodite (the Greek goddess of love, lust, and beauty), Italian archaeologists announced last week.

World’s Longest Chain of Bras Used To Fight Breast Cancer

Source: Elites TV, Tue May 02, 2006
Cyprus - On Sunday, a group of activists strung together 114,000 bras in Cyprus to raise awareness about breast cancer and set a new world's record.

Ancient sarcophagus unearthed in Cyprus

Source: USA Today, Tue March 21, 2006
Nicosia, Cyprus - A 2,500-year-old sarcophagus with vivid color illustrations from Homer's epics has been discovered in western Cyprus, archaeologists said Monday.

Ancient Cypriots fed olive oil to furnaces-study

Source: Kindred TImes, Thu March 09, 2006
Pyrgos, Cyprus - It is praised for its culinary and health properties by any cook worth his salt, but long before olive oil made it into the Mediterranean diet Cypriots used it as fuel to melt copper, archaeologists say.

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