Greek Cypriot Farmer Allegedly Shot by Turkish Soldiers
A Greek Cypriot farmer has alleged that he was shot by Turkish soldiers. According to Cypriot media sources, he was struck in the shoulder and is being treated in a hospital. Two other Greek Cypriot men were with the farmer...
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....
Copper Pendant, Workshops Found at Agios Sozomenos Site on Cyprus
Cyprus' Department of Antiquities recently announced the results of the archaeological excavation season of 2021 at Agios Sozomenos, the site of a Late Bronze Age settlement. A copper pendant, other copper objects and an extensive system of workshops were unearthed...
Cyprus Goes to the Polls to Elect Country’s New Parliament
Cyprus is holding the country's parliamentary elections today, Sunday, May 30.
Turkey Proposes Halt to All Drilling Activities on Cyprus Until Island's Reunification
Responding to Italy's recent remarks that the EU should sanction Turkey for its behavior inside Cyprus' maritime borders, the Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a long statement on Thursday which basically asked Cyprus to stop its drilling activities. 'We consider the...
Turkish Cypriot Official Claims Ghost Town of Famagusta Will Reopen in Ten Years
Ersin Tatar, the so-called ''Prime Minister'' of the illegally occupied northern part of Cyprus said on Friday in Ankara that his ''administration's'' plan to re-open the fenced-off town of Varosha in Famagusta ''will be completed in the next ten...
Liturgy Celebrated in Turkish-Occupied Famagusta
Both Greek and Turkish Cypriots attended an Orthodox Liturgy in the occupied region of Famagusta on Sunday morning. It was the first time Greek Cypriots were able to attend a Liturgy in the church of Saint George Exorinos (Agios Georgios...
Cyprus Offers Aid to Turkish Cypriots After Floods
The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades recently telephoned the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to express the Republic's readiness to provide help with recent floods. Extreme weather has hit Cyprus this past week, particularly affecting the northern half...
Two New Border Crossings Open in Cyprus, the First in Eight Years (video)
Two new border crossing points opened in Cyprus on Monday, on the island that has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded and occupied a third of the island’s northern area. The checkpoints of Dherynia, which is just a few...
President Anastasiades Asks Turkish Cypriots to Respect the Rights of All Cypriots
In a statement made after the military parade that took place in the Cypriot capital of Nicosia to celebrate Cyprus' Independence Day, President Anastasiades said that while it is a day to be proud of, at the same time it should...