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Will diplomacy ease east Mediterranean dispute? | Inside Story

Turkey’s renewed seismic survey in the Eastern Mediterranean is reigniting tensions with Greece. Both NATO members claim the right to drill the same areas Athens considers the redeployment of Turkey’s vessel the Oruc Reis in disputed waters a major escalation. Ankara insists the operations are within its continental shelf and …

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Cyprus abolishes citizenship through investment programme

Cyprus has announced it will abolish a controversial passport scheme following an investigation by Al Jazeera that revealed how high-ranking politicians were willing to issue passports to convicted criminals. The interior and finance ministries said in a statement posted in Greek on Twitter that the citizenship through investment programme in …

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Cyprus officials caught helping criminals get EU citizenship

An undercover investigation by Al Jazeera has exposed high-ranking officials in Cyprus expressing a willingness to help convicted criminals obtain EU citizenship. In August, Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit released The Cyprus Papers, which revealed serious flaws in the country’s citizen-by-investment programme. Now, as Al Jazeera’s Phil Rees reports, the investigation …

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The Cyprus Papers Undercover | Al Jazeera Investigations

Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit exposes how a convicted criminal might obtain a European passport in Cyprus – for the right price. Undercover reporters reveal a two-track citizenship by investment scheme, where “problematic” applicants pay more money. The investigation leads to the highest offices of the Cypriot state, where we are …

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