The US Ambassador to Cyprus says peace on the island could allow the flow of gas off the island to go through Turkey to Europe.
United Nations peacekeepers who have kept Cypriots and Turkish-Cypriots from battling each other have been on the island 50 years now.
The human rights group Amnesty International accused Cyprus of holding asylum seekers and refugees in prison-like conditions, sometimes breaking EU law.
A team of Navy SEALs has taken control of a stateless oil tanker seized earlier in the month by Libyan rebels, the Pentagon said.
Cyprus Finance Minister Harris Georgiades said he expects capital controls on banks begun a year ago will be taken off by the end of Spring.
The last 84 Canadian soldiers out of Afghanistan have arrived in Cyprus for some rest and relaxation before catching a flight back home.
Three new members were sworn in on March 14 as part of a mini-shuffle by President Nicos Anastasiades who has been facing a series of challenges.
Yiorgos Lakkotrypis will stay as Cyprus’ Energy Minister after the country’s President opted against a wide-ranging reshuffle to his Cabinet.
Cyprus’ Central Bank Governor resigned on March 10, bringing an end to a protracted dispute with the President of the bailed-out country.
Lawmakers in Cyprus approved a bill to privatize a host of state-owned companies, a move that will enable the country to receive its next batch of rescue money.