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President Anastasiades: Cyprus Committed to Peace Talks, But Not at Gunpoint

President Nicos Anastasiades told the UN General Assembly on Thursday that Cyprus stands ready to resume talks on the reunification of the island nation. He...
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Cyprus Under Fire for Vetoing EU Sanctions on Belarus

Cyprus blocked the proposed EU sanctions against Belarus on Monday, citing the bloc's inaction over Turkish aggression in the Eastern Mediterranean. The sanctions were being...

Greek, Cypriot Scientists Develop New Rapid Covid Test

A new Covid test being used in England can quickly determine if a patient is positive for coronavirus or not in the space of...

EU Chief Says Greece and Cyprus Should Count on Europe’s Full Solidarity

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday that the withdrawal of Turkish exploratory vessels from the eastern Mediterranean was "a positive...

Pompeo Says US “Deeply Concerned” by Turkey’s Actions in Cyprus Visit

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo expressed his concern about Turkey’s actions in the Eastern Mediterranean after a meeting in Nicosia on Saturday with...

Turkey Issues New Navtex for Naval Exercise in Waters North of Cyprus

Greek media are reporting that Turkey on Friday issued yet another navigational telex (Navtex) for the Mediterranean, this time for the waters north of...

Pompeo to Seek Easing Tensions with Turkey in Unexpected Cyprus Visit

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will pay an unexpected visit to Cyprus on Saturday in an effort to ease tensions in the eastern...

Mitsotakis and Macron Meet to Discuss Turkey, Possible EU Sanctions

In the face of increased tensions with Turkey, the Greek government on Thursday urged the EU to impose "severe sanctions" on the neighboring country....

Large Pod of 30 Dolphins Spotted Off Limassol, Cyprus

A pod of nearly 30 bottlenose dolphins were spotted in the Mediterranean Sea off Limassol, Cyprus, on Friday. Although the species of dolphin is the...

US Secretary of State Pompeo Urges Greece and Turkey to Avoid Conflict

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo advocated for political stability in the Eastern Mediterranean in a press conference on Wednesday. The Secretary urged Greece and...

EU Threatens Turkey With Sanctions, Calls for Dialogue in Dispute With Greece

Facing rising tension over Turkey's energy exploration efforts in Greek and Cypriot waters, the EU called for dialogue and an end to the continued...

Most Popular Last Names in Greece, Cyprus, and Around the World

What do you think are the most common names in your country? Can you hazard a guess? Greece and Cyprus, where naming customs follow...

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