Cyprus goes in total lock-down to mitigate strain on health system as some citizens ignore plea to stay home
Cyprus’ President Nicos Anastasiades announced draconian measures including restrictions in movement and the closures of public places, as the government seeks to stop the spread … Read more
Cyprus closes down schools, ban mass gathering and lock down hospitals after first CoVid-19 cases confirmed
After becoming the last EU country to report confirmed cases of COVID-19, Cyprus has followed the example of other countries in the bloc and closed … Read more
Anger and tension as Cyprus does a precautionary closure of dividing-checkpoint on the split island, in view of Co-Vid 19 outbreak
Cypriot police had to fire pepper spray on Saturday as tension led to skirmishes with protesters angry that a checkpoint on the ethnically split island … Read more
Cyprus has strongly objected to a reduction of €30m in EU funds relating to migration for the period between 2021 and 2027, according to Finance … Read more
Photos from the French aircraft carrier ‘Charles de Gaulle’ after on Friday it docked at the port of Limassol, Cyprus.
The huge vessel, which … Read more
Cyprus warned money laundering risk in the real estate sector has “increased exponentially” under the Investment Program
Cyprus needs to step up its fight against the laundering of illicit cash generated outside the east Mediterranean island nation, a leading European financial watchdog … Read more
The president of Turkish-occupied Northern Cyprus has warned the Mediterranean island faces permanent partition of its Greek and Turkish communities unless an agreement is swiftly … Read more
Romania and Portugal have complained to Cyprus over the apparently rampant phenomenon of sham marriages between EU citizens from other states and third-country nationals with … Read more
Israel, Greece and Cyprus are set to sign a trilateral agreement that will lay the groundwork for a planned gas pipeline connecting Israel’s offshore fields … Read more
Pressure is mounting on the Cypriot authorities to reassess the case of a British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang-raped as anger rises … Read more
Cyprus tops list of countries offering Citizenship by Investment Programmes whose passport power increased during 2019
Cyprus topped the list of countries offering Citizenship by Investment Programmes (CBI) whose passport power increased during 2019, according to the latest Passport Index.
The … Read more
A British woman has been found guilty of lying about being gang raped by Israeli tourists in Cyprus.
In a case closely followed by rights … Read more
Cyprus has petitioned the International Court of Justice at The Hague to safeguard its offshore mineral rights, its president said, as neighbour Turkey disputes … Read more
Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska ‘stripped of Cyprus citizenship’ in clampdown on cash-for-visa scheme
Oleg Deripaska, a Russian billionaire with ties to the Kremlin, has had his Cypriot citizenship revoked as the island nation clamps down on abuse of … Read more
A voracious, venomous species of fish that has invaded the Mediterranean from the Red Sea may be about to meet its match as conservationists urge … Read more
The British Minister of State for Europe, Christopher Pincher on Friday said Britain ‘deplored’ any drilling in waters close to Cyprus as a row escalated … Read more
Leaders of the Greek and Turkish parts of the divided island of Cyprus have agreed to meet with the UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, in order … Read more
Two Turkish drill ships are continuing operations in the eastern Mediterranean and another ship will join them this month, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said, as … Read more
Greece accused Turkey of undermining security in the eastern Mediterranean by drilling for oil and gas around Cyprus.
These were some of the strongest comments … Read more