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SeaBird Exploration Plc: approval of prospectus

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21 June 2019, Limassol, Cyprus Reference is made to previous stock exchanges notices from SeaBird Exploration Plc (“SeaBird” or the “Company”) relating to (i) the acquisition of the seismic vessels BOA Galatea and BOA Thalassa and (ii) the private placement of new shares completed on 29 May 2019 (the “Private Placement”) . The Norwegian Financial Read More

Cyprus ghost town becomes pawn in drilling dispute with Turkey

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By Selcan Hacaoglu on 6/19/2019 ANKARA (Bloomberg) — A ghost town in Cyprus’s Turkish-controlled north has become the latest pawn in the conflict surrounding Turkey’s drilling for natural gas off the island’s shore. The breakaway Turkish Cypriot state has ordered a study to determine owners of properties in Varosha, which had been the island’s premier Read More

Container vessel OBLITERATES newly restored 19th-century wooden ship in Germany (PHOTOS)

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An historic pilot schooner, the ‘No 5 Elbe’, was sunk after colliding with a container ship near Hamburg, Germany. The sail vessel was carrying 43 passengers and crew on board, five people were injured during the accident. The schooner was destroyed on the Elbe River on Saturday, when it was hit by a Cyprus-flagged container Read More

Turkey mulls deployment of Russian missile near gas exploration zone

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By Selcan Hacaoglu on 5/31/2019 ANKARA (Bloomberg) — Turkey is considering deploying a Russian missile-defense system along the country’s southern coast, near where its warships are accompanying vessels exploring for energy, according to four people with knowledge of the deliberations. The long-range S-400 battery, which might be delivered in weeks, would dramatically enhance Turkey’s military Read More

Europeans and Egypt send air support as Israel battles wildfires

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JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Four European countries and Egypt sent aircraft to help Israel battle wildfires that have forced the evacuation of some small towns, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday, as a record heatwave looked set to worsen conditions. Firefighting planes were coming in from Cyprus, Greece, Italy and Croatia, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said. Read More

Investor group to place $10 billion bet on East Med gas

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By Yaacov Benmeleh on 5/23/2019 TEL AVIV (Bloomberg) — A little-known investor group is planning a major shakeup of the Eastern Mediterranean natural gas industry in a bid to unlock hundreds of billions of dollars of sales stymied by the political and industrial complexities of the region. Cynergy Group, an investment firm based in Cyprus, Read More

All for game realism? Russian jailed in US for ‘buying F-16 manuals to help make flight simulator’

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A Utah court has arrested a Russian citizen for conspiring against the US by buying F-16 manuals on eBay. The man insists he needed these and other files, like those for F-35s, to develop an ultra-realistic fighter jet simulator. The Russian, identified as Oleg Tishchenko in court documents including the previously filed affidavit for extradition, Read More

Cyprus killings: Police chief apologises amid negligence claims

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Cyprus’ new police chief has apologised over the force’s handling of a serial killer case, amid accusations that negligent police work allowed him to murder more people. The alleged murderer, named locally as Nicos Metaxas, is said to have confessed to killing seven people – five women and two girls. Image: Cyprus police chief Kypros Read More

Papadopoulos describes intel agency’s scavenging for scraps on Russian collusion in Trump campaign

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Former Trump aide George Papadopoulos has lifted the lid on US intel’s bizarre attempts to dig up dirt on the Trump election campaign – and on the other countries he thinks may have been involved, including Turkey and the UK. “I believe the British were actively spying on me as well,” Papadopoulos told Fox’s Tucker Read More