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WASHINGTON - In a meeting at the White House, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told US President Joe Biden that a demand by Turkish-Cypriots for the world to recognize the occupied territory is untenable.

NICOSIA - Cypriot Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou was taken to a hospital in Athens after suffering a cerebral aneurysm and was undergoing surgery the morning of May 16, the government said, reporting she was in critical condition.

NICOSIA - Cypriot Labour Minister Zeta Emilianidou was taken to a hospital in Athens after suffering a cerebral aneurysm and was undergoing surgery the morning of May 16, the government said, reporting she was in critical condition.

NICOSIA - Already upset over a European Union ban on Russian airlines over the invasion of Ukraine that cost Cyprus a key tourist market, President Nicos Anastasiades indicated he won’t go along with more penalties if they don’t work.

NICOSIA - Already upset over a European Union ban on Russian airlines over the invasion of Ukraine that cost Cyprus a key tourist market, President Nicos Anastasiades indicated he won’t go along with more penalties if they don’t work.

WASHINGTON - Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday participated in a teleconference with his counterparts of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides, of Israel Yair Lapid, and with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in the framework of the '3+1' scheme.

WASHINGTON - Greek Foreign Affairs Minister Nikos Dendias on Monday participated in a teleconference with his counterparts of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides, of Israel Yair Lapid, and with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken, in the framework of the '3+1' scheme.

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Turkish-Cypriot Leader Says Cypriots Want Blood, Turks Out

Hardline Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, who has rejected reunification for the island, said the Greek-Cypriot side is arming itself to the teeth in a plan to make the island an enclave only for themselves.

Hardline Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar, who has rejected reunification for the island, said the Greek-Cypriot side is arming itself to the teeth in a plan to make the island an enclave only for themselves.

Cyprus, Malta Want Russian Sanctions Oil Ban Exemption

ATHENS - The European Union’s united front of sanctions against Russia for the invasion of Ukraine that was being chipped away by exceptions for Hungary and Slovakia now is splintering further with Cyprus, Greece and Malta objecting to a planned ban on transporting Russian oil.

ATHENS - The European Union’s united front of sanctions against Russia for the invasion of Ukraine that was being chipped away by exceptions for Hungary and Slovakia now is splintering further with Cyprus, Greece and Malta objecting to a planned ban on transporting Russian oil.

Luxembourg’s PM, Cypriot President Meet amid Discussion over Embargo on Russian Gas

NICOSIA - The prime minister of Luxembourg says the European Union should carefully weigh a total embargo on all Russian oil gas imports given that some member nations “have no alternative” supply for energy generation.

NICOSIA - The prime minister of Luxembourg says the European Union should carefully weigh a total embargo on all Russian oil gas imports given that some member nations “have no alternative” supply for energy generation.

Anastasiades Wants Nod from Turkey for Cyprus Reunification Talks

NICOSIA - Although hardline Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar said he's not interested, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said he wants to see if Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan really wants the island's reunification.

NICOSIA - Although hardline Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar said he's not interested, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades said he wants to see if Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan really wants the island's reunification.

EU Sanctions See Cyprus Yank Passports for 21 Russian Oligarchs

NICOSIA - Relucantly imposing European Union sanctions over the invasion of Cyprus, Cyprus – home to Russian investors and a favored by Russian tourists – has reportedly revoked 21 residency permits and passports for for Russian oligarchs and their families.

NICOSIA - Relucantly imposing European Union sanctions over the invasion of Cyprus, Cyprus – home to Russian investors and a favored by Russian tourists – has reportedly revoked 21 residency permits and passports for for Russian oligarchs and their families.

Lebanon Ready to Work with Cyprus on Potential Offshore Gas

NICOSIA — Lebanon is ready to work with Cyprus to exploit potential gas deposits in waters between the two east Mediterranean countries, Lebanon's top diplomat said Friday, even though a deal on offshore rights hasn't been formally finalized.

NICOSIA — Lebanon is ready to work with Cyprus to exploit potential gas deposits in waters between the two east Mediterranean countries, Lebanon's top diplomat said Friday, even though a deal on offshore rights hasn't been formally finalized.

Split Cyprus Wants Women’s Influence in Unseen Reunification Talks

NICOSIA — He's already rejected the idea of reunification, but Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar helped launch an initiative to give women an equal say in any talks – none are scheduled – to solve the dilemma of the divided island.

NICOSIA — He's already rejected the idea of reunification, but Turkish-Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar helped launch an initiative to give women an equal say in any talks – none are scheduled – to solve the dilemma of the divided island.

US Tells Cyprus: Work with Turkey Over Energy Or Left Alone

NICOSIA - The need to get away from the European Union relying on energy from Russia, highlighted by the invasion of Ukraine, means Cyprus should work with Turkey to find energy off the island, US Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said.

NICOSIA - The need to get away from the European Union relying on energy from Russia, highlighted by the invasion of Ukraine, means Cyprus should work with Turkey to find energy off the island, US Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said.

US Official Says Russians Must Access the Truth on Ukraine

LARNACA — Russian "disinformation" about its war against Ukraine needs to be exposed, including on Russia's "war crimes," a U.

LARNACA — Russian "disinformation" about its war against Ukraine needs to be exposed, including on Russia's "war crimes," a U.

Cyprus Reluctant to Give Russian-Made Weapons to Help Ukraine

NICOSIA — Squeezed into supporting European Union sanctions against Russia over the invasion of Ukraine, Cyprus is reportedly split over whether to meet an American request to send Russian-made military equipment to Ukraine.

NICOSIA — Squeezed into supporting European Union sanctions against Russia over the invasion of Ukraine, Cyprus is reportedly split over whether to meet an American request to send Russian-made military equipment to Ukraine.

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