Downer Quits Cyprus Unification Post

- January 16, 2014

You can add the name of United Nations special envoy Alexander Downer from Australia to the list of diplomats who’ve failed to make any headway […]

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 […]

Business Will Drive Cyprus Recovery

- January 14, 2014

NICOSIA – Cyprus’ hopes of getting out from under an economic crisis that some analysts said could last for years lies in its small-and-medium-sized enterprises […]

Cyprus Hopes Unification Talks Restart

- January 10, 2014

Although Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said he believes there’s no longer a chance of reaching a solution with Turkey, which has unlawfully occupied the northern […]

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 […]

Cyprus’ 2014: Pay Cuts and Tax Hikes

- December 31, 2013

Still reeling from a bleak 2013 that brought harsh austerity measures in return for a 10 billion euro ($13 billion) international bailout to keep the […]

Syria Weapons Drills Off Cyprus

- December 29, 2013

NICOSIA, Cyprus  – A Danish-Norwegian flotilla is preparing to remove Syria’s chemical weapons from the war-torn country by conducting emergency rescue drills off the southern […]

Big Trouble in Little Cyprus in 2013

- December 29, 2013

For Cyprus, 2013 was the year it joined the Crisis Club in Europe, along with Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain, in needing either a bailout […]