Chyrosostomos Now Favors Euro, Unity

- June 8, 2014

After favoring Cyprus quitting the euro and opposing unification talks with Turkish-Cypriots, Archbishop Chrysostomos II has had a change of heart.

Russia Sanctions Could Crush Cyprus

- June 4, 2014

European Union sanctions against Russia for annexing Crimea in Ukraine have hurt Cyprus, but the island country could face irrecoverable damage if more are applied.

Cyprus Unity Talks Pick Up Again

- June 2, 2014

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu on June 2 resumed talks about prospects to reunify the island.

Big Crowds For Cyprus Gay Parade

- June 1, 2014

Several thousand people turned out for Cyprus’ first gay pride parade on May 31, far exceeding the expectations of organizers.

Cyprus Ends All Capital Controls

- May 31, 2014

Cyprus on May 30 formally eliminated all domestic restrictions on money transfers, a watershed for the bailed-out country’s recovering banking system.

Cyprus Bank Deposits Rise Again

- May 30, 2014

Bank deposits in bailed-out Cyprus last month rose for the first time in over a year, signaling a slow return of confidence in the country’s wobbly banking sector.

APOEL Fans Protest Match Replay

- May 28, 2014

Hundreds of APOEL fans protested outside the Cyprus Football Association’s headquarters on May 27 over the decision to replay its match against AEL Limassol.

Cypriots Sue Over Bank Seizures

- May 27, 2014

Cypriots who lost nearly half of their bank deposits over 100,000 euros as part of a government bailout deal with international lenders are suing to get their money back.

Biden Sees Cypriot Energy Gold

- May 23, 2014

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has underscored Cyprus’ potential to become a key provider of natural gas to Europe and energy could reunite the island.

Biden Beams with Optimism in Cyprus

- May 22, 2014

NICOSIA – Vice President Joe Biden is visiting Cyprus. He is  the most senior American official to visit Cyprus since his predecessor Lyndon Johnson in 1962. Biden […]