Nicosia: Harassment of Turkish Ships in Cyprus’ EEZ a “Pirate” Move

Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said that the harassment of a drilling ship in block 3 of Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone by six Turkish...

Cypriot Leader: We are Working Closely with Greece

Recently re-elected Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said his country is “working closely” with Greece on its relations with Turkey and its exclusive economic...

Eni Makes Gas Find in Cyprus

Italian energy giant Eni on Thursday said it had made a "promising" lean gas discovery off the coast of Cyprus, further putting the divided...

UN Concerned Over Failure to Clear Cyprus’ Minefields

The UN has said it remains ready to help the two sides in Cyprus develop a roadmap to creating a mine-free island, should there...

Nicos Anastasiades Wins Cyprus Presidential Election

Official results in Cyprus show the country's president Nicos Anastasiades has been re-elected to another five-year term, defeating the left-leaning independent Stavros Malas. He has...

Cyprus Heads to the Polls in Presidential Runoff

Cypriots go to the polls for the presidential runoff on Sunday to chose between between incumbent President Nicos Anastasiades and communist-backed independent Stavros Malas. Anastasiades...

Four-Party Coalition Government in Turkish-Occupied Northern Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı approved a new four-party coalition government on Feb. 2. The Republican Turkish Party (CTP) leader Tufan Erhurman will be the...

Blank/White Vote in a Democracy

In a true democracy, a legitimate protest vote belongs to the people and not to political parties or to bad political systems for manipulation....

Cyprus’ Archbishop Predicts Leftist Presidential Hopeful Will Lose

The Archbishop of Cyprus, Chrysostomos II, has thrown his weight behind President Nicos Anastasiades, ahead of the incumbent's run-off vote against a leftist challenger. Anastasiades and...

Opinion: Cypriot Voters Will Ditch Failing Parties

*Andreas C Chrysafis is a U.K.-published author of five books and over 400 press articles. His latest books are “Aphrodite’s Sacred Virgins” and “Andreas...

Turkey Says Cyprus Deal Must be Based on ‘Current Realities’

Turkey on Wednesday said any solution to the Cyprus dispute should be based on "current realities on the island". The foreign ministry statement from Ankara...

Cyprus’ Center-Right Refuses to Back Candidates in Run-Off Vote

Cyprus' center-right DIKO party has decided it will support neither the incumbent nor his left-wing challenger in Sunday's runoff of the country’s presidential election. The party's...

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