Greek Cypriot

Mikey Poulli: The Blind Cypriot Boy Who Stunned England’s Football World

Blindness can't stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. After his parents took him for a routine eye exam when he was just six years of age,...

Arrest Warrant Issued for Greek-Cypriot Teen Who Took Down Turkish Flag

Authorities in the Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus have issued an arrest warrant for a 16-year-old Greek-Cypriot boy for allegedly taking down a Turkish flag from a schoolyard in the occupied town of Lysi. The incident, captured on a CCTV camera,...

Greek Cypriot Demands Confiscation of Turkey's Assets in Europe as Compensation

Greek Cypriot professor Andreas Orphanides, owner of real estate in the occupied part of Cyprus, asks the Committee of Ministers of European Council to confiscate Turkish property in France or another European country, for payment of damages awarded by...

Greek Cypriot Contestant Starts Plate Smashing in ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ (video)

A Greek Cypriot has set the stage on fire -- literally -- at auditions for the U.K.'s Britain's Got Talent television show. Bambas, a Cypriot entertainer, hoped to impress the judges with his eccentric routine and it certainly won’t be...

Turkey Calls Greek FM's Comments on Cyprus Talks 'Unacceptable'

Turkey reacted strongly to a statement made by Greece's Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias regarding the recent failed peace talks between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides in Switzerland. Kotzias' statements that "Turkey wants to be able to intervene in an...

Cyprus to Remain Divided After Failure of Reunification Talks

"I'm very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different parties ... the conference on Cyprus was closed without an agreement being reached," United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said...

U.N. Secretary-General Returns to Switzerland to 'Rescue' Cyprus Talks

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is to return to Crans Montana, Switzerland on Thursday in an effort to rescue peace talks between the Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots. Guterres goes to Crans Montana for the second time as talks between...

Hellas Sat 3/Inmarsat Satellite to be Launched Into Space on Wednesday

The Greek-Cypriot telecommunication satellite Hellas Sat 3/Inmarsat S EAN is ready to be launched into space on-board the Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket at midnight (Greek time) on Wednesday (June 28) from the spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Hellas Sat 3,...

Turkey: 'Greek Cyprus Must Stop Acting Like the Sole Owners of the Island's Natural Resources'

Turkey has condemned recent moves by Cyprus to search for hydrocarbon reserves off the island and to hold talks with international energy companies on exploration and call on Nicosia to stop acting like the sole owners of the island's...

Turkish Cypriot Leader Akinci Cancels Thursday's Meeting on Cyprus Reunification Talks

Cyprus reunification talks are at a standstill after Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci decided not to participate in Thursday's scheduled meeting, Reuters says. The reason cited is the commemoration by Greek Cypriots of a plebiscite on union with Greece more...