NICOSIA - Despite a sigh of relief that the COVID-19 pandemic is on the downswing – if still causing cases, hospitalizations and deaths – there's concern on Cyprus about the appearance of a number of other viruses with winter looming.
NICOSIA - Amid worries that there's no hope of reunifying Cyprus more than 48 years after Turkish invasions seized and occupied the northern third of the island, the leaders of the two sides will talk.
NICOSIA - Cyprus is back with tourists during the waning COVID-19 pandemic, so much so now that low-cost airline Wizz Air is adding two more aircraft to its base in Larnaca and Ryanair will add five routes from Paphos in the summer of 2023 and double its fleet to four planes.
NICOSIA — Cyprus needs to set up a facility offering comprehensive support for victims of sexual violence and rape as well as a central database for all incidents of violence against women to help law enforcement deal with the problem more effectively, a new report said Wednesday.
NICOSIA - Cyprus' famed “white gold” halloumi cheese that doesn't melt when grilled, making it so popular, can be sold outside the country by factories who still haven't been certified for its production.
ATHENS - A British man living on Cyprus with his wife will agree to a manslaughter plea that could see him released from prison over he said he killed her in an act of euthanasia because of her suffering from blood cancer.
NICOSIA - A 20-year-old Nigerian woman told Cypriot police she was gang raped by other Nigerians at the Pournara reception center for asylum seekers, where it reportedly has happened to other women.
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NICOSIA, Cyprus — The foreign minister of ethnically divided Cyprus offered a bleak outlook Thursday for resuming stalled peace talks any time soon even though a senior United Nations official affirmed the commitment of the world body's chief to remain engaged in resolving one of Europe's most intractable conflicts.
NICOSIA - US Senator Robert Menendez, a strong supporter of Greece and Cyprus, said Turkey must remove its 35,000 troops on the occupied northern third of the island and that he will try to block the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Turkey.
NICOSIA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has repeated his insistence that reunifying Cyprus that was split by 1974 Turkish invasions isn't the answer for the island – only for the world to accept the occupied side as a country.