What is Cyprus known for?

independent production

. It is recently launched in India on 5 Jan 2012 by the Leading DTH Broadcaster Airtel Digital TV. It primarily carries ITV and other UK programming, produced by ITV Studios and other independent production companies. Key programmes include ''I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!'', ''Dancing on Ice'', ''Coronation Street'', ''Emmerdale'', ''Four Weddings'', ''Blue Murder (Blue Murder (UK TV series))'', ''Hell's Kitchen (Hell's Kitchen (UK))'' and others

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orphan of a noble family. She had been adopted by his first wife as a child, had traveled with him, and was the mother of fourteen children. He died in Rome on the 21st of April 1652, and is buried at his family's burial vault at Santa Maria in Aracoeli. '''Ian Stuart Black''' (21 March 1915, London – 13 October 1997) was a novelist, playwright and screenwriter. Both his 1959 novel ''In the Wake of a Stranger'' and his 1962 novel about the Cyprus emergency '' The High Bright Sun

attitude art

of worshipping "nurturing Venus" whether female or male ''(sive femina sive mas (Si deus si dea))''. ''Venerem igitur almum adorans, sive femina sive mas est,'' as quoted by Macrobius, ''Saturnalia'' 3.8.3. The figure was sometimes called ''Aphroditos''. "She" is found in several surviving examples of Greek and Roman sculpture in the attitude (attitude (art)) ''anasyrmene'', from the Greek verb ''anasyromai'', "to pull up one's clothes." ref>

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. Gaudin died around 1292, and as there were no other serious contenders for the role at the time, de Molay was soon elected. In spring 1293, he began a tour of the West to try to muster more support for a reconquest of the Holy Land. Developing relationships with European leaders such as Pope Boniface VIII, Edward I of England, James I of Aragon and Charles II of Naples, de Molay's immediate goals were to strengthen the defence of Cyprus, and rebuild the Templar forces. Martin, p. 113. From his travels, he was able to secure authorization from some monarchs for the export of supplies to Cyprus, but could obtain no firm commitment for a new Crusade. Nicholson, p. 200. There was talk of merging the Templars with one of the other military orders, the Knights Hospitaller. The Grand Masters of both orders opposed such a merger, but pressure increased from the Papacy. - 9 Germany Cyprus, Denmark, Ireland (Republic of Ireland), Israel, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Yugoslavia (Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) - rowspan "4" 2 Cyprus Netherlands, Norway - rowspan "3" 2 Greece Cyprus, Spain - - 5 Sweden Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Germany, Ireland - rowspan "2" 1 Cyprus Yugoslavia - *The 18 judges of the International Criminal Court are sworn in at The Hague. *Kofi Annan, Secretary General of the United Nations, announces that UN-sponsored talks on the reunification of Cyprus have failed. Cyprus remains a candidate for EU membership and the Greek Cypriot government intends to sign on behalf of the whole island. Analysts suggested that Turkish opposition to unification may hurt Turkey's chances of joining the EU. WikiPedia:Cyprus Dmoz:Regional Middle East Cyprus Commons:Category:Cyprus

major bronze

Akrotiri developed into one of the Aegean's major Bronze Age ports, with recovered objects that had come, not just from Crete, but also from Anatolia, Cyprus, Syria, and Egypt as well as from the Dodecanese and the Greek mainland. '''Sardinia''' ( ) is the second-largest (Mediterranean islands#By area) island in the Mediterranean Sea (after

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in Lebanon; the beginnings of farming in southern Jordan; large regional multi-period archaeological and environmental surveys in Syria and Cyprus (combining traditional techniques with cutting edge use of satellite imagery and computerised recording); architectural surveys throughout the Levant, but perhaps especially in Jerusalem and the West Bank; and anthropological research on modern societies. - 19. March 29, 2011 Larnaca, Cyprus WikiPedia:Cyprus Dmoz:Regional Middle East Cyprus Commons:Category:Cyprus

performance dance

played, and in the southeastern regions of Turkey the Halay (Turkish folklore dances) is the customary form of local wedding music and dance. Greeks from Thrace and Cyprus that have adopted çiftetelli music sometimes use it synonymously to mean oriental dance (belly dancing), which indicates a misunderstanding of its roots. Çiftetelli is a folk dance, differing from a solo performance dance of a hired entertainer. *Henry Kissinger stepped down as the chairman of a panel investigating the September 11 attacks (September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attack), citing conflict of interest with his clients. The choice of Kissinger by President (President of the United States) George W. Bush. *The European Union invited Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Cyprus and Malta to join. Expansion is scheduled for May 2004. thumb left ''Tregor and Tregoff, Cornwall'', 1947, Tate Gallery (File:Bomberg, Tregor and Tregoff, Cornwall.jpg). From there followed Bomberg's great period of painting and drawing in landscape, in Spain at Toledo (Toledo, Spain) (1928), Ronda (1934–35 and 1954–57) and Asturias (1935), in Cyprus (1948) and intermittently in Britain, perhaps most powerfully in Cornwall. A six-month stay at Odessa in the Soviet Union in the second half of 1933, following Hitler's (Adolf Hitler) seizure of power in Germany, led Bomberg on his return to London to immediate resignation from the Communist Party. During World War II, he painted ''Evening in the City of London'' (1944), showing the blitzed city viewed rising up to a triumphant, surviving St Paul's (St Paul's Cathedral) on the horizon, since described as the "most moving of all paintings of wartime Britain" (Martin Harrison); a series of flower paintings saturated with turbulent feeling; and his single commission as a war artist, a series of "Bomb Store" paintings (1942) expressing Bomberg's expanded first-hand sense of the destructive powers of modern technology in warfare. These "Bomb Store" paintings convey a premonitory sense of the massive explosion that destroyed the underground store two years later, killing 68 people, and bear comparison with Piranesi's ''Carceri'' etchings. The native fauna of Crete included pygmy hippo (Cretan Dwarf Hippopotamus), pygmy elephant (Dwarf elephant), dwarf deer (''Praemegaceros cretensis''), giant rodents and insectivores as well as badger, beech marten and a kind of terrestrial otter. Large carnivores were lacking. Most of these animals died out at the end of the last ice-age. Humans played a part in this extinction, which occurred on other medium to large Mediterranean islands as well, for example on Cyprus, Sicily and Majorca. Crete's religious symbols included the dove, lily and double-headed ax. Proton exports cars to the United Kingdom, South Africa, and Australia and the company is aggressively marketing its cars in several other countries including the Middle East. Additionally, Proton has also been exporting a small volume of cars to Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Thailand, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Cyprus and Mauritius. 14,706 Proton cars were exported in 2006 WikiPedia:Cyprus Dmoz:Regional Middle East Cyprus Commons:Category:Cyprus

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0-415-04684-X The Armenian Apostolic Church itself donated gifts in the area totaling around 800,000 rubles (Soviet ruble), 1,000 British sterling (Pound sterling), and 50,000 in Soviet rubles. Various fund raising committees were created including the first, on March 7, 1943 in New York City. '''BuySell Magazine''', published by BuySell International Real Estate (BuySell) in Paphos, Cyprus is a real estate magazine in Cyprus. "Re gamoto"

outstanding achievements

, and the United Arab Emirates. Gharabekian also has led the NCOA to notable performances in the Canterbury Festival in England, the Halle Festival in Germany, and the Dimitria Festival in Greece. For their outstanding achievements Aram Gharabekian and NCOA have been duly recognized in a special proclamation by the United States Congress and televised features on ''CNN Special'' and Russian ''Kultura TV'' channel. By definition - Oriental rugs are rugs that come from the orient. The simple

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to the Confraternity of Saint James, the London-based pilgrim association. Other journeys, on foot, also generated popular travel books and newspaper articles. International presence International PrivatBank network comprises such bank partners as MoscomPrivatBank (Russian Federation), AS PrivatBank (Latvia) (PrivatBank (Latvia)), AS PrivatBank ( Portugal ) and TaoPrivatBank (Georgia (Georgia_(country))).


languages_type Minority languages languages Armenian (Armenian language) Cypriot Arabic languages2_type Vernaculars languages2 Cypriot Greek Cypriot Turkish demonym Cypriot ethnic_groups Greek Cypriots Turkish Cypriots Armenians (Armenians in Cyprus) Maronites (Maronites in Cyprus) ethnic_groups_year capital Nicosia latd 35 latm 10 latNS N longd 33 longm 22 longEW E government_type Unitary (Unitary state) presidential (Presidential system) constitutional republic leader_title1 President (President of Cyprus) leader_name1 Nicos Anastasiades legislature accession EU date 1 May 2004 area_rank 168th area_label Total area_km2 9,251 area_sq_mi 3,572 percent_water 9 population_estimate 1,117,000 population_estimate_year 2011 population_estimate_rank population_census 838,897 population_census_year 2011 population_density_km2 90.7 population_density_sq_mi 234.85 population_density_rank 79th GDP_PPP $23.613 billion GDP_PPP_rank GDP_PPP_year 2013 GDP_PPP_per_capita $27,085 GDP_PPP_per_capita_rank GDP_nominal $23.006 billion GDP_nominal_rank GDP_nominal_year 2012 GDP_nominal_per_capita $26,389 GDP_nominal_per_capita_rank Gini_year 2011 Gini_change Gini 29.1 Gini_ref Gini_rank 19th HDI_year 2013 HDI_change steady HDI 0.845 HDI_rank 32nd HDI_ref sovereignty_type Independence established_event1 Zürich and London Agreement established_date1 19 February 1959 established_event2 Independence proclaimed established_date2 16 August 1960 established_event3 established_date3 1 October 1960 established_event4 established_date4 1 May 2004 currency Euro currency_code EUR time_zone EET (Eastern European Time) utc_offset +2 time_zone_DST EEST (Eastern European Summer Time) utc_offset_DST +3 drives_on left (Right- and left-hand traffic) calling_code +357 (Telephone numbers in Cyprus) cctld .cy footnotes

'''Cyprus''' ( Cyprus is the third largest and third most populous island (List of islands in the Mediterranean) in the Mediterranean, and a member state of the European Union. It is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel, north of Egypt and east of Greece.

The earliest known human activity (Prehistoric Cyprus) on the island dates to around the 10th millennium BC. Archaeological remains from this period include the well-preserved Neolithic village of Khirokitia, and Cyprus is home to some of the oldest water wells in the world.

Cyprus was placed under British administration (Cyprus Convention) on 4 June 1878 (formally annexed by Britain on 5 November 1914, in response to the Ottoman government's decision to join World War I on the side of the Central Powers) until it was granted independence (London and Zurich Agreements) in 1960, Cyprus date of independence (click on Historical review) becoming a member of the Commonwealth (Commonwealth of Nations) in 1961. In 1963, the 11-year intercommunal violence (Cypriot intercommunal violence) between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots started, which almost sparked a war in 1964 between Turkey and Greece. The intercommunal violence, attempted coup by Greek forces and subsequent Turkish invasion led to the displacement (Cypriot refugees) of over 150,000 Greek Cypriots Barbara Rose Johnston, Susan Slyomovics. ''Waging War, Making Peace: Reparations and Human Rights'' (2009), American Anthropological Association Reparations Task Force, p. 211 Morelli, Vincent. ''Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive'' (2011), DIANE Publishing, p. 10 and 50,000 Turkish Cypriots, Borowiec, Andrew. ''Cyprus: A Troubled Island'' (2000), Greenwood Publishing Group, p. 125 and the establishment in 1983 of a separate Turkish Cypriot political entity in the north (Northern Cyprus). These events and the resulting political situation are matters of a continuing dispute (Cyprus dispute).

The Republic of Cyprus has ''de jure'' sovereignty over the island of Cyprus and its surrounding waters, according to international law, except for the British Overseas Territory of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, administered as Sovereign Base Areas. However, the Republic of Cyprus is ''de facto'' partitioned into two main parts; the area under the effective control of the Republic, comprising about 59% of the island's area, and the Turkish-controlled area in the north,

Cyprus is a major tourist destination in the Mediterranean. On 1 January 2008, the Republic of Cyprus joined the Eurozone.

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