Cyprus: Turkey’s Actions Constitute an “Attack” on the Republic

A Cyprus government spokesman said on Monday that Turkey’s activities within Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) are tantamount to an attack on the island. Speaking...

Turkey’s Erdogan Angry With France’s Macron Over Support for Cyprus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed anger at French President Emmanuel Macron’s support for Cyprus in its dispute over Turkey’s attempt to drill within...

Europeans Back Cyprus as Turkey Starts Drilling

Heads of European Union Mediterranean states offered full support on Friday for fellow EU member Cyprus as Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that...

Turkey’s Cavusoglu Calls Any Cyprus Energy Deal that Excludes Ankara “Invalid”

Turkey's provocative statements challenging the Republic of Cyprus' sovereign rights show no signs of ceasing, as Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu made another claim...

Body of Six-Year Old Victim of Cyprus Serial Killer Found in Memi Lake

A body belonging to another one of the seven victims of Nikos Metaxas, alleged to be the Cypriot serial killer, was found on Wednesday...

Turkey Threatens Cyprus Over Potential Arrest Warrant For Drillship Crew

Turkey's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hami Aksoy issued a statement on Monday concerning reports on Cypriot and Greek media that Nicosia had issued arrest warrants...

High-Ranking US Official Visits Cyprus to Hold Crucial Meetings

Matthew Palmer, the Deputy Assistant Secretary at the US State Department Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, came to Nicosia on Thursday to pay...

Energy Minister Announces Cyprus Will Earn $9.4 Billion From ”Aphrodite” Deposit

George Lakkotrypis, the Energy Minister for Cyprus, announced on Wednesday that Cypriot authorities have signed a preliminary agreement with energy companies Shell, Delek and Noble, which...

Turkey to Dispatch Second Drillship Off Cyprus

Turkey will be dispatching a second drillship to the eastern Mediterranean in the middle of this month, the country’s energy minister said on Monday. Fatih...

Turkey Issues New NAVTEX off the Coast of Cyprus

Ankara issued a new NAVTEX blocking an area near Cyprus' northern coast on Thursday. Turkey says that it intends to conduct exploratory drilling in the...

Cyprus Elects First Turkish Cypriot as MEP

The European vote in Cyprus produced a landmark result on Sunday when a Turkish Cypriot was elected as an MEP for the first time...

Cyprus Announces Flurry of Drilling Operations Over the Next Two Years

The Minister of Energy of the Republic of Cyprus announced on Tuesday a series of new drilling operations which will be conducted on behalf...

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