Cyprus

New UN Talks on Cyprus Will be Held in New York

New talks regarding the divided island of Cyprus will be held in New York according to reports on Friday, which said that the United Nations will once again take part in the discussions. Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on...

Moderate Earthquake Rocks Cyprus

A moderate earthquake rocked the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus on Thursday afternoon. According to the Cypriot Department of Geological Survey, the earthquake measured 5.4 on the Richter scale. The quake, felt across the entire island, delayed the Cypriot Parliament's vote...

US Secretary of State Nominee Blinken says Turkey “Not Acting Like an Ally”

U.S. Secretary of State nominee Antony Blinken said in his confirmation hearing this week that Turkey is "not acting like an ally" in what were some of the most pointed words coming out of Washington in the recent past. At...

US-Cyprus Relations at an All-Time High, Pompeo Says

US-Cyprus relations are at an all-time high, according to a conversation held Friday between outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Cyprus Foreign Secretary Niko Christodoulides. In a statement released by the US State Department late on Friday, Pompeo...

Are Greece-Turkey Talks Doomed to Fail?

The Greece-Turkey talks are more likely than not to fail, analysts say, as the two sides prepare for recommencing negotiations on January 25, after a  five-year hiatus. The exploratory talks between the neighboring countries will take place in Istanbul, as...

Turkish President Talks of "Ushering in New Era," Accuses Greece of Violations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent very mixed signals in his remarks to European Union ambassadors at the presidential palace complex in Ankara on Tuesday. He stated glowingly that "Talks with Greece can usher in a new era," and that he...

Turkish President Talks of “Ushering in New Era,” Accuses Greece of Violations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent very mixed signals in his remarks to European Union ambassadors at the presidential palace complex in Ankara on Tuesday. He stated glowingly that "Talks with Greece can usher in a new era," and that he...

Cyprus under Lockdown until End of January

Cyprus will be under a strict national lockdown starting Sunday, January 10, until the end of the month, Health Minister Konstantinos Ioannou announced Friday afternoon. The island nation, home to a population of 1.2 million people, recorded a startling 573...

Ancient Cemetery Discovered Under Street in Larnaca, Cyprus

An ancient cemetery was found recently as a result of anti-flooding works in the city of Larnaca, Cyprus. Dating back to the 12th century BC, but in use up to Roman times, the find is considered quite significant by...

UK Covid Variant Discovered in Cyprus

The fast-spreading UK Covid variant has been identified in Cyprus. A total of 12 cases have been diagnosed in the island nation.