Cyprus: Small island, big role in history
PAN PYLAS,Associated Press
The EU and Russia are having one of their biggest spats in recent times over the future of the Cypriot economy. It's not the first time that the Mediterranean island na...
Cyprus Shipwreck May Yield Secrets of Antiquity
The examination of a Mediterranean shipwreck from the 4th century B.C. could shed light on ancient sea routes and trade, researchers say.
The remains of a merchant vessel, full of amphoras that pro...
- Clara Moskowitz - Live Science
- October 06, 2010
Discovery of ancient burial chamber turns rumour mill
NICOSIA, Cyprus (Reuters) -- Locals say it could be the final resting place of Ajax's niece, contain a golden chariot and will unleash a horrible curse.
But whether a tomb recently uncovered on the...
- Sarah Ktisti
- May 22, 2010
Cyprus: crews stumble on 2-millennia-old coffins
NICOSIA, Cyprus — Work crews in Cyprus have accidentally unearthed four rare clay coffins estimated to be some 2,000 years old, the country's Antiquities Department director said Wednesday.
- Menelaos Hadjicostis
- May 19, 2010
Anglers come to rescue of endangered Cyprus snake
NICOSIA (Reuters Life!) - Anglers are being brought in to help rescue a critically endangered Cyprus water snake that has lived on the island for thousands of years, but now faces a major threat from ...
Cyprus pays tribute to Makarios
A series of event’s yesterday marked the Name Day of the first President of the Republic Archbishop Makarios III. Memorial services were held at Makarios’ birthplace, Panayia village and at St John’s ...
- Cyprus Mail
- January 20, 2010
Cyprus no man's land a haven for rare wildlife
NICOSIA (Reuters Life!) - A corridor of no man's land dividing Cyprus between rival Greek and Turkish Cypriot factions has become home to some of the island's more retiring inhabitants.
- Sarah Ktisti
- December 17, 2009
Meet Helen and Aphrodite, Cyprus's indigenous cats
NICOSIA (Reuters Life!) - The island which gave the world its first domesticated cat 9,500 years ago is about to bag two breeds of its own, the slinky Aphrodite and the stocky Helen.
Thousands of f...
Cyprus: 47 Years Of Independence
NICOSIA, Cyprus Oct 1 (CNA)-The Republic’s armed forces, the National Guard, which acts as a deterrent, consolidates the feeling of security among the people and provides the country with the ability ...
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