Cyprus will introduce compulsory testing for all arrivals from Greece from Aug. 6, health authorities said, after a spike in coronavirus infections in Greece over … Read more
The Cyprus health ministry on Tuesday clarified that authorities will only accept coronavirus test certificates from passengers arriving from the UK if they include the … Read more
Opening to unsafe markets for the sake of reviving tourism out of the question – Cyprus Health Minister
The premature opening to big but unsafe tourist markets for the sake of reviving tourism is out of the question, Cypriot Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou … Read more
Cyprus’ beleaguered tourism sector got some good news after the government announced on Friday that travelers from the U.K. will be allowed entry into the … Read more
Cyprus started reopening crossings between the Turkish and Greek Cypriot sides on Sunday after being shut for more than three months because of the COVID-19 … Read more
Yiannos Michaelides, a veteran executive with over 27 years’ international experience in successfully leading telcom and media companies, is set to take over the role … Read more
Cyprus has pledged to cover the holiday costs of anyone who tests positive for the virus after travelling there.
In a letter made public on … Read more
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
Military personnel attend a memorial service at the Tymvos Makedonitissa military cemetery during a memorial day for the soldiers who lost their lives fighting the … Read more
Twelve Israelis, some under 18, were arrested in Cyprus on suspicion that they raped a 19-year-old British tourist at a hotel in the resort town … Read more
Five exploratory and five confirmatory drillings in the licensed plots of the Cypriot EEZ will take place over the next two years, according to the … Read more
The European Union will put on hold high-level talks with Ankara and negotiations on an air transport agreement, as well as freezing funding for Turkey … Read more
UPDATED: Washington urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off the coast of Cyprus, Ankara reacts to EU warning
UPDATED: Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and … Read more
A second Turkish drillship arrived off the northeastern coast of Cyprus on Monday.
The ship, the Yavuz, is expected to begin drilling for oil and … Read more
No one was hurt after what turned out to be a missile crashed north of the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, early on Monday.
Mustafa Akinci, the … Read more
The EU has threatened to impose sanctions on Turkey if it continues “illegal drilling” in waters near Cyprus in the eastern Mediterranean.
The warning … Read more
Reuters reports that Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez announced that Turkey will launch a second drilling vessel, the Yavuz, on Thursday that will begin natural … Read more
Police in Cyprus have discovered the seventh victim of what is believed to be the island’s first serial killer.
The body of six-year-old Sierra Granze … Read more