Cyprus to Establish Diplomatic Relations With North Macedonia

The Republic of Cyprus will establish full diplomatic relations with the newly-named Republic of North Macedonia, it was made public on Wednesday. The news was...

Ryanair Plane Hit By Lightning Over Paphos; No Injuries Reported

A Boeing 737-8AS aircraft belonging to the Ryanair fleet was hit by a lightning strike over Cypriot airspace on Tuesday night. The plane, which took...

Cyprus Rejects Turkish Proposal for Joint Committee on Gas Drilling

Cyprus on Tuesday rejected a proposal by the authorities in the occupied part of the island to establish a cooperative mechanism to address sharing...

Turkey Defies EU Sanctions, Vows to Continue Drilling off Cyprus

The Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Tuesday morning, commenting on EU Foreign Ministers' decision to go ahead with the first sanctions against...

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias to Visit Washington, Meet With Mike Pompeo

The new Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will go to Washington DC on Wednesday to meet with his counterpart in the US State Department...

Cyprus Marks 45 Years Since the Coup that Gave Turkey the Pretext to Invade

Sirens sounded around Cyprus at 8.20 on Monday morning to mark 45 years since the coup by the Greek military junta then ruling Greece,...

EU Suspects Turkish Drilling Ship “Fatih” has Started Operation Off Paphos, Cyprus

Turkey has shown that it will not go back on its intention to begin drilling for oil and natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean,...

Cyprus Accuses Turkey of Escalating Tensions as Second Drillship Arrives

Cyprus has strongly condemned Turkey’s new, illegal drill off the east coast of the island, saying it was an escalation of the ongoing violation...

Turkey’s Second Ship to Begin Drilling Off Cyprus “By Next Week”

Turkey's second drillship, Yavuz, will begin drilling for oil and natural gas in the eastern Mediterranean within a week, Fatih Dönmez, Turkey's Minister of...

Turkey Warns Cyprus Over Drilling: “It Will Get the Same Answer as in the...

Turkey's foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu warned Cyprus on Thursday that his country will not hesitate to use force over drilling rights in the eastern...

Turkey Secretly Sends 42 Tanks to Occupied Part of Cyprus; Report

Turkey in a secret operation transported 42 German Leopard-2A4 supertanks to Kythrea in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus, according to a report on...

Missile Crashed in Occupied Cypriot Territories Came From Syrian Air Defense

The object that crashed onto Cypriot soil, on the occupied by Turkey side of the island early on Monday, was identified as a missile...

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