U.S. Backs Cyprus On Energy

- February 7, 2014

The U.S. State Department, breaking from its usual support for Turkey, said it sides with Cyprus’ exploration for energy reserves off the coast and criticized […]

Bad Loans Bury Cypriot Banks

- February 6, 2014

Banks in recession-hit Cyprus, reeling from a financial crisis, are struggling with non-performing loans that make up nearly half their lending and are hampering efforts […]

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.

New Troika Review For Cyprus

- January 29, 2014

While President Nicos Anastasiades was in Qatar wooing investors in a bid to help his country recover from a still-growing economic crisis caused by bad […]

Cypriots Turn To Illicit Firewood

- January 28, 2014

NICOSIA – A Cyprus Forestry Department official says illegal logging in the bailed-out island nation has picked up sharply as people turn to firewood to […]

EU Presses Cyprus Reunification

- January 25, 2014

European Union leaders have urged the Turks and Cypriots to set aside differences and find a way to reunify the island even though talks have broken off.

Cyprus’ Economy Shrinks 5.5%

- January 23, 2014

Hammered by bank confiscations and austerity measures, Cyprus’ economy fell 5.5 percent in 2013, the finance ministry said – adding that it was good news […]

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 […]