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Two huge Beirut explosions kill 78, injure thousands

The second blast sent an enormous orange fireball into the sky, immediately followed by a tornado-like shockwave that flattened the port and shattered windows across the city

A fishy business: How an Icelandic multinational moved profits out of Namibia

Global food companies avoid paying taxes by shifting profits around the world. Finance Uncovered reports on the case of Icelandic fishing giant Samherji’s operations in Namibia

Heartbreak for Banyana in Cyprus

Ellis’s side will now likely compete in either the 11th-place or 9th-place match of the Cyprus Cup on Wednesday

Banyana seek redemption against Czechs

​Banyana Banyana take on the Czech Republic on Monday afternoon in what they will view as a crucial match in the development of the team

Banyana stumble in Cyprus

Banyana’s undoing came in a terrible first half as they found themselves 4-0 down within the first 35 minutes

Britain fights for control of its last African colony

The Chagos Islands are at the heart of an international sovereignty dispute

Cyprus struggles to manage waste as tourist numbers soar

With more visitors heading to Cyprus than ever, the Mediterranean island's waste disposal system is under pressure

The unethical sellers of dreams

Clients hope to strike it rich but they will never make any money, an employee of a binary option company told Israel’s parliament

EgyptAir plane hijacker demands to see estranged Cypriot wife

The hijacker - who earlier released all the passengers except four foreigners and the crew - has also demanded asylum in Cyprus.

Cyprus holds first gay pride parade

Thousands marched for gay rights in the capital of Nicosia despite a counter-demonstration by conservative Christians and clerics.

Bailout vote decides Cyprus’s eurozone fate

Cyprus's Parliament will vote on a bailout imposed by the EU, with approval likely from a thin majority against calls for the island to exit the euro.

IMF: World economy risks new phase of financial crisis

The IMF has warned that the repair job on the world's financial system is partly completed and failure to finish it risks a new phase for the crisis.

EU meet to finalise Cyprus bailout

Eurozone and EU finance ministers will meet in Dublin to conclude a Cyprus bailout and consider extending debt repayments for Portugal and Ireland.

Cyprus finance minister quits after bailout concludes

Cyprus's finance minister has resigned after concluding a €10-billion bailout deal with international lenders.

Cyprus President calls on country to share weight of financial burden

Banks have opened for normal business for the second day, but with strict restrictions still in place on how much money their clients can access.

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