nicosia nicosia  /nɪ kə ˈsi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the capital and largest city of Cyprus

News

  1. Khamenei ally elected after campaigning for reconciliation with world

    Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA — Iran’s next president is a cleric regarded as an ally of supreme leader Ali Khamenei. The Teheran regime has named Hassan Rowhani Iran’s next president. The Interior Ministry said the 64-year-old Rowhani won 18.6 million votes, or more than 50 percent, in elections held on June 14. “This victory is [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: World Tribune

  2. Assad answers Obama announcement with assault on last key rebel stronghold

    Special to WorldTribune.com NICOSIA — President Bashar Assad has launched an offensive on the last major rebel stronghold in Syria. Opposition sources said the Syrian Army launched heavy artillery strikes on Aleppo on June 14 in wake of the announcement by the United States that it would supply weapons to the rebels. “But our friends [...]
    on June 16, 2013     Source: World Tribune

  3. Cyprus court hands life sentence to ex-TV host

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' criminal court on Thursday sentenced a former television presenter, her brother and two other men to life in prison after finding them guilty of premeditated murder in the execution-style killing of the country's most prominent media baron.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  1. "I urge all parties concerned to use the momentum created by this courageous decision ...... to rapidly take the next necessary steps to effectively open the Ledra Street crossing in the center of Nicosia," Rehn said.
    on Mar 8, 2007 By: Olli Rehn Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. Speaking ahead of the anticipated deal on reopening Ledra Street, Christofias said "this opening is very welcome. By tradition it is the heart of Nicosia, the heart of the people of Nicosia. It will bring further communication with people in order...
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Demetris Christofias Source: Deutsche Welle

  3. "Nicosia will revert to a harder line if some in the European Union attempt to use this (Turkish offer) to restrict the sanctions which should be imposed on Turkey for non-compliance," Cypriot Foreign Minister George Lillikas told state radio.
    on Dec 7, 2006 By: George Lillikas Source: Reuters.uk

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