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10 Must Visit Archaeological Sites in Cyprus

The island of Cyprus carries a long history which is mirrored in  enduring monuments scattered in between its cities and the countryside. From expansive ancient cities and the mysterious Neolithic settlements, to the many Roman ruins and unyielding medieval castles,...

The Winter Magic of Troodos Mountains in Cyprus

There's nothing like experiencing winter in the Troodos mountains, especially when it is covered in a shimmering blanket of snow. A trip to the mountains allows one to discover the island in a different way, introducing both tourists and...

EU Rejects Observer State Status for Turkish-Cypriots

In a head-spinning turn of events, the EU has just rejected an Observer State Status of Turkish Cypriots in Turkic States Body. The breaking news came just one day after Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced  that occupied Northern Cyprus...

Occupied Cyprus Gains Organization of Turkic States Observer Status

Occupied northern Cyprus has become a non-member observer state to the Organization of Turkic States, announced Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on the 11th of November. "The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has been accepted as an observer member to the...

Missing Greek Cypriot Captured by Turks Seen in Photo 48 Years Later

In recent time, several photographs of Greek-Cypriot captives have been in the spotlight during the Turkish invasion in 1974. On multiple occasions, the reason behind it was to gather information on the people depicted in order to make them easier...

Archbishop of Cyprus Chrysostomos Dies at 81

Archbishop Chrysostomos II, the head of the Autocephalous Church of Cyprus, died on Monday after a long battle with liver cancer. He was eighty-one. He was renowned for his outspoken opinions on a variety of topics, including the Cyprus crisis...

Russia’s Stance on the Cyprus Issue Remains Unchanged

The Russian Federation has not altered its stance on the Cyprus issue and remains committed to the UN Security Council resolutions relating to Cyprus, the country’s Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday. Zakharova stressed that Russia's position on...

American Fighter Jets Fly Over Turkish Occupied Cyprus

American F-22 fighter jets tore across the skies of Cyprus, flying over Famagusta and Karpasia, causing frustration in Ankara. By bypassing the so-called Turkish control center for the occupied territories in Cyprus, the United States ignored submitting the relevant request...

Learning the Greek Cypriot Dialect With Online Tutor

Greek Cypriot is the dialect spoken by Cypriots living in Cyprus and abroad. It is estimated that the Greek Cypriot dialect is spoken by more than seven hundred thousand people in Cyprus and several hundred thousand abroad. Even though it...

The Historical Ties Between Cyprus and India

Greek Cypriots have enjoyed phenomenal support from India irrespective of the ideological dispensation of the party in power in New Delhi. This has included consistent support from right-wing and left-wing parties for a prosperous and united Republic of Cyprus....

Cyprus Revokes 10 More Passports Following ‘Golden Passport’ Scandal

Cyprus announced on Wednesday that it will withdraw Cypriot passports and citizenship from three investors and seven of their dependents following an investigation into the "Golden Passport" scheme. In total, from October 2021 until today, the cabinet has initiated the...

Tolerance of Turkey Risks War With Greece, Cyprus’ President Warns

On Sunday, President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades warned that the EU's tolerance towards Turkey could bring about a military confrontation with Greece. Drawing parallels with Russia and Ukraine, he said there could not be any absolution for a country that...

Sounds of Cyprus Concert at New York’s Times Square

The music group Sounds of Cyprus have taken to the streets of New York City, performing traditional Cypriot music in Manhattan, this time in the center of the Big Apple at Times Square. Elena Chris, Peter Douskalis, and Alex Tasopoulos...

Cyprus Joins Pentagon’s Military Partnership Program

The U.S. Pentagon on Saturday announced Cyprus’ membership in the State Partnership Program and the cooperation between the Cyprus National Guard and the United States National Guard. In the announcement, the Pentagon said the Republic of Cyprus’ National Guard has...

Cyprus Marks Independence Day With Military Parade

Cyprus marks October 1st, Independence Day, with a traditional military parade in Nicosia. It has been sicty-two years since the republic was established after Cyprus finally won full sovereignty from Britain. “We remain focused on the liberation and reunification of...