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Excavations at Ayia Varvara in Cyprus Completed

The 2011 excavations at the site of Ayia Varvara-Asprokremnos in Cyprus have been completed, according to an announcement by the Ministry of Communications and Works, Department of Antiquities. Dr Carole McCartney directed the investigations which were a part of...

Tension Escalates Between Turkey and Israel Over Cyprus Block 12

Turkey has sent out three Navy frigates on patrol to the Eastern Mediterranean so as to secure the waters near Israel's 12-mile limit and protect “freedom of the seas”, said Turkish daily newspaper Sabah yesterday. The former allies, Turkey and...

Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs in Israel

The Cypriot Minister of Foreign Affairs is visiting Israel where she will meet with the President and the Prime Minister of the country as well as with the Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs. According to the announcement of the ministry,...

Turkish-Cypriot Company Offers Electricity to Southern Cyprus

In spite of some objections by politicians of the Opposition, after the interference of the General Public Prosecutor, the proposal of the Turkish-Cypriot Company to offer 80MB of electricity was accepted. There have been some small technical problems in the beginning,...

President Christofias in Kiev: We have Reached our Limits at Cyprus Talks

The Greek Cypriot side has a constructive stance at the ongoing Cyprus negotiations but has reached its limits, President of Cyprus Demetris Christofias has stressed. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the premises of the Embassy of the Republic of...

Alexia’s Musical Odyssey Brings Her to Hollywood

A glimpse into her odyssey from Greek-Cypriot émigré to musical emissary in Hollywood. Touted as one of Greece’s national treasures, Alexia is regarded as a gem internationally, too.  Soulful and versatile singer, songwriter, performer, musician with a series of...

Their latest audacity: They demand we stop calling the Turkish occupied areas… “occupied” but a “state”!

On the 50th anniversary of the Republic of Cyprus , the Turkish Cypriots have intensified their activities in promoting their demand for recognition. They now also demand that the international community stops calling the Turkish occupied part of the...

Cypriot President's Remarks Regarding Greece Invading Cyprus Causes Outrage

Various political parties, organisations and groups have expressed their outrage over the Cyprus President's remarks that Greece invaded Cyprus. There has been an outburst of condemnation all over social media networking sites calling Christophias resignation. President Christophias spoke at the Brookings institute...

Talks on Cyprus will not be inhibited by hackers

Opponents to the UN peace settlement have been reading the UN’s emails over the past 6 months and have released documents in which the Greek Cypriot party DIKO is labeled as “conservative” and “rigid” amongst other comments made. This has...