Varosha: A Glimmer of Hope for Cyprus
29 May 2022 | 10:27 am
Greek Cypriot Andreas Lordos is fighting for the restitution of his family’s property, as well as for reconciliation with Turkish Cypriots. He has been regularly travelling to the island’s Turkish-occupied north.
26 Sep 2017
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says his side travel to Cyprus expecting a tough game, with respect to group outsiders Apoel Nicosia.
25 Dec 2017
UK Prime Minister Theresa May told British forces in Cyprus that the caliphate declared by Islamic State has been crushed.
14 Apr 2018
Fighter jets landed at the British Royal Air Force base of Akrotiri in Cyprus on Saturday (April 14). U.S., British and French forces pounded Syria with air strikes in response to a poison gas attack that killed dozens of people last week, in the biggest intervention by Western powers against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
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In both Lebanon and Israel, Couples must marry in a mosque, church or synagogue. For couples of different religions, atheists or anyone who wants to see their union regulated by a civil code, there is only one solution: those who can afford it are left to wed abroad.
12 May 2019
Despite coming under fire from both the EU and the US, Turkey says it will press on with plans to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus. Arrest warrants have been issued for the crew of a Turkish drilling ship in the area.
14 Jun 2019
The discovery of a seventh murder victim should bring the two-month search for bodies to a close. Authorities have been severely criticized for their handling of the case.
21 Jul 2019
Brussels is to impose punitive measures on Ankara over its offshore gas drilling activities near Cyprus.
10 Sep 2019
Cyprus desperately needs the EU's assistance to deal with the influx of migrants. Those already there are facing atrocious conditions while they wait for their applications to be processed.
16 Nov 2019
EU foreign ministers have approved a new mechanism to sanction entities involved in unauthorized oil drilling in Cypriot waters. But Turkey can avoid financial penalties if it ends its illegal drilling, diplomats said.
7 Jan 2020
A British woman accused of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus has been given a four-month suspended jail sentence. The trial has caused widespread backlash over concerns that it was unfair.
5 May 2020
Accustomed to living on the remains of restaurants and roadside stalls, around fifty stray cats are seen yawning and stretching under the rays of the spring sun of the island of Cyprus, in the almost deserted streets due to the measures taken in mid-March to stem the Covid-19 epidemic.
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With the arrival of the first rains of November come the pink flamingos who take refuge until March in Cyprus' Lake Aliki. These migrating birds feed and rest by the lake for a few months before undergoing their long flight to Africa to spend the winter there.
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