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Cyprus Lawmakers Amend Law Ensuring Peace Talks Restart

The Cyprus House plenary passed on Friday, by 30 votes in favor and 20 against, a bill tabled by the ruling Democratic Rally (DISY)...

Ultra-Right Party Wins Two Seats in Cyprus for First Time

The National Popular Front (ELAM) has won seats for the first time in Cyprus after Sundays' parliamentary elections. The Cypriot ultra-right party, which is fashioned...

2015 State Budget Approved in Cyprus

On Tuesday evening, Cyprus' House of Representatives has approved the 2015 state budget that was agreed with the Troika, as the country is still...

Cyprus Euro Ballot Notable For Its Absences

Cyprus elected its six MEPs without political surprise Sunday night, but only 44% of voters turned out, bringing the abstention rate to an unprecedented 56%. However, as many as 37,000 Turkish...

Cyprus Wants Troika Bailout Escape Clause

Already trying to distance itself from the harsh terms to which it agreed in return for a 10 billion euros ($13 billion) bailout from...

Facing Austerity, Anastasiades Mulls Coalition

Still feeling the heat for approving a plan to confiscate up to 80 percent of big bank deposits in return for a 10 billion...

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...

Anastasiades Wins Round One In Cyprus

Right-wing leader Nicos Anastasiades won the Cyprus Presidential election balloting on Feb. 17, but without the 50 percent majority he needed to claim the...

Tsipras Strikes Out – Now it’s Venizelos’ Turn

ATHENS – After Alexis Tsipras, leader of the SYRIZA Radical Coalition of the Left, failed in his bid to create a coalition government in...

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