Oil, Gas, U.S. Drove Cyprus Talks

- February 17, 2014

Cyprus’ President says an agreement to reunify the ethnically-divided Mediterranean island nation would help ease Turkey’s energy needs.

Anastasiades Meets with Pope Francis

- February 15, 2014

VATICAN – Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades met with Pope Francis on Saturday, the Cyprus Mail Reported. Anastasiades had a 30-minute private audience with the Pope, […]

Anastasiades Thinks Cyprus Plan OK

- February 14, 2014

Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades said he believes there’s a chance that a UN-brokered peace process could end four decades of division on the island.

Cyprus Missing Persons Fund Boosted

- February 4, 2014

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has been given another 2.6 million euros ($3.51 million) to keep carrying out its work trying to […]

UN Pushes Cyprus Reunification Again

- January 31, 2014

Seeing hopes for the reunification of Cyprus, which has been divided since an unlawful 1974 invasion by Turkey, which still keeps troops in the occupied third of the island, sliding away as talks between the two sides have broken down, the UN Security Council urged them to agree on a way forward “as soon as possible.”

The council urged Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu to focus on reaching agreement on core issues which include power-sharing, private property lost during the war, and military intervention rights for Turkey.

Cypriot Ghost Town’s Ecological Rebirth

- January 17, 2014

DERYNEIA, Cyprus (AP) –  Time virtually stopped in 1974 for the Mediterranean tourist playground of Varosha. When Turkey invaded Cyprus in the wake of a […]

Cyprus Prison Chief Quits Over Suicides

- January 14, 2014

NICOSIA – The chief of Cyprus’ central prison complex resigned on Jan. 14 following a spate of inmate suicides that has refocused attention on conditions […]

Cyprus Stage for Syrian Arms Removal

- January 6, 2014

NICOSIA – A spokesman for the joint Danish-Norwegian operation tasked with ferrying Syria’s chemical weapons out of the strife-torn country says warships from Russia and […]

Turkey Wants Cyprus Oil, Gas

- January 3, 2014

The likelihood of any profits from oil or gas exploration off Cyprus is years away but Turkey – which has unlawfully occupied the northern third […]

Broadcast Mishap Shows Christofias

- January 2, 2014

NICOSIA – What was supposed to be a broadcast message from Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, addressing his country’s rough year and economic crisis, became an […]