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Manafort Reportedly Wiretapped By US Government Before And After Election.

Paul Manafort, former campaign chair for President Donald Trump, was wiretapped by United States investigators before and after the 2016 presidential election, CNN reported Monday night, citing several unnamed sources familiar with the matter. An unnamed U.S. official familiar with the intelligence later confirmed to CBS ...

- TPM News - US

Cyprus earns billions by 'selling' EU citizenship to super rich of Russia, Ukraine – The Guardian.

Corruption-stained billionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites are among hundreds of people who have acquired EU passports under controversial “golden visa” schemes, The Guardian has learnt.

- UNIAN - UA

EU monitoring Cyprus passport sales.

The European Commission has said it is in a "dialogue" with Cyprus amid concerns on loopholes in its passport sale scheme.

- EU Observer - EU

Cyprus 'Selling' EU Citizenship to Super Rich of Russia and Ukraine.

Billionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites accused of corruption are among hundreds of people who have acquired EU passports under controversial golden visa' schemes, the Guardian has learnt.The government of Cyprus has raised more than ?4bn since 2013 by providing citizenship to the super rich, granting them the ...

- Novinite - BG

Bale intent on bouncing back from Madrid boos.

He had been jeered by his own fans in Madrid's 3-0 Champions League win over APOEL Nicosia.

- Daily Nation - KE

The Guardian: The billionaires investing in Cyprus in exchange for EU passports.

A leaked list of names of those who have benefited from Cyprus’s citizenship-by-investment programmes represents a detailed insight into the panoply of clients behind schemes providing passports to the super rich. The post The Guardian: The billionaires investing in Cyprus in exchange for EU passports appeared first on ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

The Guardian: Cyprus 'selling' EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine.

Billionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites accused of corruption are among hundreds of people who have acquired EU passports under controversial “golden visa” schemes, the Guardian has learnt. The post The Guardian: Cyprus 'selling' EU citizenship to super rich of Russia and Ukraine appeared first on ...

- Kyiv Post - UA

Cyprus 'selling' EU citizenship to super rich.

Cypriot passports issued under a 'golden visa' scheme have raised €4bn since 2013, according to papers seen by the Guardian. Billionaire Russian oligarchs and Ukrainian elites accused of corruption are among those who have bought passports, granting them the right to live and work throughout Europe in exchange for cash ...

- EU Observer - EU

Ronaldo back in style for Real.

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a brace on his return from suspension for Real Madrid, as Tottenham Hotspur ended their Wembley jinx and Liverpool were held on their Champions League comeback on Wednesday.Real have sorely missed their Portuguese superstar as he serves a five-match domestic ban for pushing a referee.But he wasted ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Bale backed by Real Madrid team mates to overcome crowd jeers.

MADRID - Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro has defended team mate Gareth Bale after the Welshman was jeered by sections of the Bernabeu crowd during Wednesday's 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Super Critical' Coal Shortage Sends India Scrambling For NatGas.

Big disappointment in the global natural gas industry this week, with majors Total and Eni coming up largely dry in a much-anticipated well offshore Cyprus. But elsewhere things are turning extremely bullish for natgas. With one of the world's fastest-emerging energy consumers scrambling to get all the supply it can. India. ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Zidane hails returning Ronaldo

Star striker scores a brace to help Real beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday The post Zidane hails returning Ronaldo appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to lead routine Real win

Cristiano Ronaldo wasted no time in showing Real Madrid what they have been missing during his five-game domestic suspension, by scoring twice as the holders began their Champions League defence with a routine 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday. Ronaldo, banned for pushing a referee after being sent off in the first ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Apart for a Year, Syrian Family Shares Kisses Through Cyprus Fence

After more than a year of separation, Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, albeit briefly, reunited with his wife and four children through a chain-link fence topped with barbed wire in Cyprus. Hammasho, who is from the war-ravaged Idlib region, fell to his knees and kissed each of his three eldest children through ...

- Voice of America - US

Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL

An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League crown off on the right note.

- BDNews24 - BD

Lebanon to become regional communications hub: Jarrah

Lebanon and Cypriot company CYTA will work together to increase internet speeds across Lebanon by drastically improving the cabling running from France to Lebanon via Cyprus, Telecoms Minister Jamal Jarrah said Wednesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory

An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League crown off on the right note.

- The Daily Star - LB

Watch: Ronaldo fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL

An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League crown off on the right note. Ronaldo has been banned from domestic football since August for pushing a referee and only needed ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Apart for a year, Syrian family shares kisses through fence

After more than a year of separation Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, albeit briefly, reunited with his wife and four kids through a chain link fence topped with barbed wire in Cyprus. Hammasho fell to his knees and kissed his three eldest children through the three metre-high barrier

- Times Of India - IN

Ronaldo double fires holders Real to easy victory over APOEL

An imperious Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice on his first competitive start of the season as Real Madrid beat APOEL Nicosia 3-0 on Wednesday to get their quest for a third successive Champions League crown off on the right note.

- BDNews24 - BD

Infected pimple cause by shaving legs puts Asensio on sidelines

Real Madrid rising star Marco Asensio will miss his club's Champions League opener on Wednesday night due to an infection caused by shaving his legs. Real coach Zinedine Zidane told reporters at a press conference that the 21-year-old would not feature against APOEL Nicosia because of a pimple which prevented him from ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Apart for a year, Syrian family shares kisses through fence

KOKKINOTRIMITHIA, Cyprus - After more than a year of separation Syrian refugee Ammar Hammasho was finally, albeit briefly, reunited with his wife and four children through a chain link fence topped with barbed wire in Cyprus.

- Reuters - US

New Gas Discovery Offshore Cyprus Not Commercially Viable

Eni and Total have discovered gas while drilling in Cyprus waters close to the giant Zohr gas field discovery offshore Egypt, but the estimated quantity of the newly discovered field is too small to develop on its own, Cypriot Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said on Tuesday. The field contains less than 0.5 trillion ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Ronaldo return eases Zidane's striker shortage

MADRID, Sept 12 — Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has underlined the importance of welcoming back World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo for the holders Champions League opener against APOEL Nicosia tomorrow. Ronaldo has been suspended...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Cyprus says small gas deposit found but hopeful of more

Cyprus' energy minister says exploratory drilling off the island's southern coast has discovered a small gas deposit that contains "less than" 0.5 trillion cubic feet of the hydrocarbon, not enough … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Cyprus picks up boats carrying 300 Syrian refugees

Two men have been detained after two boats carrying 305 Syrian refugees arrived on the Mediterranean Island. The Turkish coast guard says it stopped 313 migrants this weekend trying to reach Balkan countries.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Cyprus picks up boats carrying 300 Syrian refugees

Two men have been detained after two boats carrying 305 Syrian refugees arrived on the Mediterranean Island. The Turkish coastguard says it stopped 313 migrants this weekend trying to reach Balkan countries.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Hundreds of Syrians reach Cyprus by boat

Cyprus police arrested a 36-year-old man Sunday for allegedly driving one of two boats that brought 305 Syrian refugees to the Mediterranean island's northwestern coast.

- The Daily Star - LB

Tainted eggs found in 24 EU states

Eggs tainted with fipronil, a harmful insecticide, have now been detected in 24 out of 28 EU states and in 40 countries worldwide, according to German press agency DPA. Lithuania, Portugal, Cyprus, and Croatia were the only EU states with a clean bill of health, the European Commission said, with EU farm ministers to ...

- EU Observer - EU

Kosovo parties form coalition government

Parties in Kosovo with 63 of 120 seats agreed to a coalition deal on Monday, almost three months after it held elections. "Finally Kosovo has started to move," said Ramush Haradinaj, leader of one of the parties. Kosovo has the status of potential EU candidate, but while its 2008 independence from Serbia has been recognised ...

- EU Observer - EU

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