Turkey’s Military Occupation in Cyprus

July and August in Cyprus always bring a volley of celebrations for some; commiserations and condemnations for others! This has been going on for...

Models Pose on Greek-Cypriot Graves in Occupied Cyprus

On March 30 several photos came to light in Cyprus depicting models posing on Greek-Cypriots graves in the occupied part of the island. According to...

Cypriot Politicians’ Loans Written Off

With banks confiscating up to 80 percent of uninsured deposits over 100,000 euros ($130,000) and the country facing a deep economic crisis, Cyprus has...

EU Elections: To vote or not to vote?

In Cyprus, all the political parties are trying their utmost to convince the public that it’s their “civic duty” to vote. It maybe so,...

The Sunrise: Victoria Hislop’s New Novel About Famagusta

40 years ago, the Cypriot town of Famagusta was occupied by Turkish forces. Today it's capturing media attention once again, as the subject of Victoria...

Bust of Alexander the Great Found in Cyprus

A second three-aisled basilica was brought to light by archaeologists on the site of Katalymmata ton Plakoton, of the Akrotiri peninsula, in Cyprus. Excavations by...

Orthodox Church of Cyprus Lashes Out Against Gay Pride

The Holy Synod, the highest decision-making body of the Christian-Orthodox Church in Cyprus, made a statement lashing out against homosexuality, after activists announced the...

Dear Mr President – Vanishing Cyprus

Dear Mr. President, with all due respect, things in Cyprus are not going as well as you so passionately promised. Your election campaign-pledges never...

Russian Ambassador in Nicosia: Moscow Interested in a Military Base in Cyprus

Moscow’s official intention to reach a potential agreement with Cyprus for a military base on the island was expressed earlier this week via Russia’s...

After Visa Change, Cypriots Urged To Avoid Turkey

Cyprus' Foreign Ministry is, in effect, telling residents not to visit Turkey because of what it called onerous changes in visa laws that mean Cypriot...

Cypriot Businessman Sentenced to 12 Years for Sex with Minor

The well-known Cypriot businessman Akis Lefkaritis was sentenced to 12 years in prison on Tuesday by the Larnaca District Court for the sexual exploitation of...

Suspected Ebola Case in Cyprus

A suspected case of Ebola virus in the occupied part of Cyprus has caused widespread concern for the island's authorities. According to Turkish newspaper "Chavantis," a...

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