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Cyprus Signs Deal for More Offshore Drilling with ExxonMobil

Cyprus's Energy Minister Natasa Pilides signed a deal to issue ExxonMobil and partner Qatar Energy for a second exploration license for offshore drilling. Pilides said that ExxonMobil plans to begin exploring Cyprus's waters during the first half of 2022 to...

Malliotakis Passes US House Resolution Condemning Turkey for Aggression

Nicole Malliotakis (R-NY), a freshman congresswoman from Staten Island, who wrote a resolution titled "Condemning Turkey for its repeated aggression toward Cyprus," garnered broad support for it across the aisle when it passed on Friday. The resolution received support from...

Greek Cheese that Ranks Among Europe’s Tastiest Isn’t Feta

While Greece may be most famous for its most symbolic cheese, feta, there are many other very tasty Greek cheeses that rival the iconic dairy product. That's why it comes as no surprise that CNN Travel included a lesser-known Greek...

Pope Francis Arrives in Greece

Pope Francis arrived in Greece on Saturday morning for a three-day visit as head of the Catholic Church and leader of the Vatican state

Pope Francis Says Migrants “Have Ended Up in Concentration Camps”

Pope Francis said that migrants around the world live in conditions equivalent to concentration camps on Friday. The pope was at a meeting with a group of migrants in Cyprus when he made his remarks, where he departed from a...

Pope Calls for Conciliation Between Catholic, Orthodox Churches

Pope Francis, who is visiting Cyprus on Friday spoke of reconciliation between the Catholic and the Orthodox Church during his visit with Archbishop Chrysostomos and the Holy Synod in Nicosia. “It is my heartfelt hope that there will be increased opportunities...

Cyprus, Greece Prepare to Welcome Pope Francis on his “Apostolic Journey”

Pope Francis begins a five-day journey to the predominantly Orthodox nations of Cyprus and Greece on Thursday in what is described by the Vatican as an "Apostolic visit." The Vatican says that Francis will visit "as a pilgrim" and that...

Cyprus Seeks Bidders in Hopes of Reviving Ferry Line to Greece

The Cyprus Shipping Deputy Ministry announced on Wednesday that Cyprus is seeking bidders to revive its ferry line to Greece.  The ferry service was discontinued over two decades ago, and multiple campaigns to relaunch the ferry have come and gone...

Remains of Seven Greek Soldiers Killed in Cyprus Return Home

The remains of seven Greek soldiers who lost their lives during the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus were transferred to Greece on Thursday. The handover ceremony took place in the presence of the Greek Deputy Minister of Defence Nikolaos Hardalias....

New York Mayor Elect: Turkey “Played a Major Role in Shaping Mankind”

Newly-elected New York City mayor Eric Adams declared himself as a "Friend of the Turkish people" in his first international interview after his elevation to the city's highest office on November 19. In his talk with interviewers from the national...