Monthly Archives: February 2010

Thinking About Cyprus

As I start to think about the summer and Cyprus, and trust me – as the snow continues to fall here I am thinking more and more about it, I pay closer attention to news from Cyprus and the rise … Continue reading

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King Tut and CSI Egypt?

There has been a renewed interest lately (in the last few years) over what caused the death of King Tutankhamun, and a fair amount of speculation that he was murdered. Recent work by Eyptian scientists offer new evidence about King … Continue reading

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Ancient Road Found

Archaeologists working in Jerusalem have discovered a 1500 year old road near the Jaffa Gate of Jerusalem’s Old City. It is an intriguing discovery since it matches a road depicted on the Madaba Map, a Byzantine mosaic located in a … Continue reading

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Water Restrictions Eased in Cyprus

Following the recent rainstorms that filled the reservoirs in Cyprus to almost fifty percent capacity, the Agriculture Minister announced that water restrictions on the island have now ended. Despite the fact that the island’s reservoirs are not full, the government … Continue reading


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Cyprus Peace Talks Continue to Drag Out

The ongoing peace talks between Greek Cypriot President Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat have been going on for over 16 months – since September 2008. What little progress has been made could be lost in the … Continue reading

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