Monday’s Meeting Productive, but No New Convergences Reached, Says Cyprus’ President

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said that the meeting he had on Monday with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci was constructive, however no new convergences...

Limassol Port Commercialization Made Official on Monday

Contracts will be signed at the Presidential Palace on Monday for the commercialization of the Limassol port, Radio Proto reported. The Minister of Transport, Marios...

Rise in International Students in Cyprus According to Education Minister

A rise of international students has been noted in recent years, Education Minister Costas Kadis said on Friday after meeting with an Iranian official. He...

Cyprus and Bulgaria to Further Enhance their Cultural Cooperation

Further enhancement of the regional cooperation in the fields of culture and development was discussed and joint actions have been agreed between Cyprus and...

1600 Syrians Granted Asylum in Cyprus in 2015 According to Eurostat

In 2015 Cyprus granted protection status to 1,600 Syrians -- accounting for 85.5% of all asylum requests filed in the country -- 65 Iraqis...

Eight Same-Sex Couples Enter Civil Partnership in Cyprus

Sixteen couples have entered into a civil partnership agreement since last December when the relevant law passed by Cyprus’ Parliament came into force. Eight of...

Trips of Cyprus Residents Abroad Increase in March

On the basis of the Passengers Survey results, released Monday by the Statistical Service of the Republic, 86,229 residents of Cyprus returned from a...

Cyprus Authorities to Provide More Information on Leonidas Bobolas

The Council of Appeals Court judges have requested from the Cypriot authorities to provide additional information on Leonidas Bobolas, before issuing a decision on...

House Speaker Calls on International and European Community to Exert Pressure on Turkey

House Speaker Yiannakis Omirou called on the international community, on Sunday, to realize that now is the time to exert pressure on Turkey in...

Greece’s Supreme Court Orders Extradition of Two Former Greek Bankers to Cyprus

Areios Pagos, Greece's Supreme Court, ordered on Friday, the extradition of two former Greek bankers, Efthymios Bouloutas and Markos Foros, to Cyprus who were...

State Department Report Outlines Human Rights Situation in Government-Controlled and Turkish Occupied Areas of...

The 2015 State Department Report on Cyprus said the most significant problems in the Republic of Cyprus continue to be trafficking persons for sexual...

Parliament Convenes for Last Time Before May Elections

The plenary of the House of Representatives convened on Thursday for its last session before the parliamentary elections, that will take place on May...