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tours to Cyprus, Turkey, Japan, and the United States. The orchestra has produced many critically acclaimed recordings, particularly for Naxos Records. Post World War II The Norfolks served in Korea in 1951-2 during the Korean War, and in Cyprus in the fight against EOKA in 1955-1956. '''Strovolos''' ( WikiPedia:Cyprus Dmoz:Regional Middle East Cyprus Commons:Category:Cyprus

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Bulgaria and Romania. The band spent the next three years extricating themselves from the Stiff contract. During this time they toured the world with the assistance of the British Council, which allowed them to hone their sometimes reluctant performance skills. Whelan recalls that while touring Jordan in 1987 "we played a great big theatre in Amman in front of the Crown Prince. We’d been a shambolic indie band, turning our back to the audience

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that resulted in the capture of Cyprus (649) and Rhodes (654) and a devastating defeat of the Byzantine navy off the coast of Lycia (655). At the same time, Muawiyah periodically dispatched land expeditions into Anatolia. In addition to the more famous story of Simon Magus found in chapter 8, the ''Book of Acts'' ( ) also describes another magus who acted as an advisor of Sergius Paulus, the Roman proconsul at Paphos

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in 1950, and the Orthodox Church in America was granted autocephaly by the Patriarch of Moscow in 1970. (The Greek Orthodox Church (Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America) in North America is not autocephalous. It is subject to the Patriarch of Constantinople). WikiPedia:Cyprus Dmoz:Regional Middle East Cyprus Commons:Category:Cyprus

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''', is a television network airing in Greece and Cyprus. The alternate spelling is play on words in Greek (Greek Language); ''ena'' (ένα) is the Greek number ''1'', thus ''ANT1'' is pronounced the same as ''Antenna'' (Αντέννα). It launched on 31 December 1989, the same year as rival Mega Channel, and is owned by ANT1 Group. ANT1 had been the most-popular network in Greece for years with its line up of hit series including popular dramas ''Lampsi'' and ''Kalimera Zoi

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. 24; "Our Syria has distinct natural boundaries…" (accessed 30 June 2006). It is the largest political group in Syria after the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party (Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party – Syria Region ), http: headline.php?hid 5425 The SSNP is now Syria’s largest party after the ruling Ba'ath. with over 100,000 members. In Lebanon, it is part of the March 8 Alliance. Political Tenets

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Kingdom - - Cyprus Greece - The southern part of the road near Marble Arch, noted for its distinct Middle Eastern cuisine and many late-night bars and ''shisha (Hookah)'' cafes, is known to Londoners by nicknames such as ''Little Cairo'', Times Online: London high life hit as rich Arabs decamp, retrieved 29 03 07

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a breakdown and was hospitalized in England. Durrell moved to Cyprus with Sappho Jane, buying a house and taking a position teaching English literature at the Pancyprian Gymnasium to support his writing, followed by public relations work for the British government there during agitation for union with Greece. He wrote about his time in Cyprus in ''Bitter Lemons'', which won the Duff Cooper Prize in 1957. In 1954, he became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Durrell left Cyprus


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'''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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