Cyprus Headlines

  • Cyprus police hail arrest of 'Pink Panther' jewel thief

    Serbian suspect to appear in Limassol court over robberies on island in 2012 and 2013 The arrest of a suspected jewel thief believed to be part of the infamous Pink Panther group is being hailed in Cyprus as a major breakthrough in attempts to further infiltrate the world’s most successful diamond-stealing gang. Cypriot police have described the capture of the Balkan national by authorities at the Serbia-Macedonia border less than a week ago as a “major success”. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Two more crossings open through Cyprus border

    Several demonstrators at the crossing point voiced their opposition to the openings.

    Mail Online
  • Turkish Cypriot leader: mix region’s gas, send via Turkey

    The leader of Cyprus' breakaway Turkish Cypriots says an accord reunifying the ethnically split island nation could unlock a deal to convey gas discovered in fields off Israel, Egypt and Cyprus to markets through neighboring Turkey's pipeline network.

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  • 2 more crossings open through Cyprus' ethnic divide

    DHERYNIA, Cyprus (AP) - A few hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point in the southeastern village of...

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  • 2 more crossings open through Cyprus' ethnic divide

    A few hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point in the southeastern village of Dherynia in what peace activists are hailing as further breaking down barriers on ethnically divided Cyprus. Dherynia, and another crossing point in the country's...

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  • 2 more crossings open through Cyprus’ ethnic divide

    Several hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point at Dherynia, a village in Cyprus’ southeastern corner, in what peace activists say further breaks down barriers on the ethnically divided island nation

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  • 2 more crossings open through Cyprus’ ethnic divide

    Several hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point at Dherynia, a village in Cyprus' southeastern corner, in what peace activists say further breaks down barriers on the ethnically divided island nation.

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  • 2 more crossings open through Cyprus’ ethnic divide

    Several hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point at Dherynia, a village in Cyprus' southeastern corner, in what peace activists say further breaks down barriers on the ethnically divided island nation.

    miamiherald
  • 2 more crossings open through Cyprus’ ethnic divide

    Several hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point at Dherynia, a village in Cyprus' southeastern corner, in what peace activists say further breaks down barriers on the ethnically divided island nation.

    thenewstribune
  • Cypriot farmers struggle to meet demand for halloumi

    Shortage of sheep and goats in Cyprus coupled with growing taste for grilled cheese in China ‘threatens global supplies’ It’s on restaurant menus from London to New York and has become a barbecue favourite far and wide. But, on the Mediterranean island where it has been made since medieval times, halloumi’s unprecedented global popularity is not going down as well as might be expected with dairy farmers, who are worried they just can’t keep up with demand. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Eerie pictures give glimpse inside Cyprus' little-known 'ghost town'

    These haunting images give a glimpse of the 100-mile long demilitarised zone which has split Cyprus for more than 50 years. Whole towns were abandoned by the buffer zone, created in 1964

    Mail Online
  • Police: 36 Syrian migrants reach Cyprus by boat

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Cyprus police say 36 Syrian migrants have reached the Mediterranean island nation by boat from Turkey.Police said the migrants,...

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  • Police: 36 Syrian migrants reach Cyprus by boat

    Cyprus police say 36 Syrian migrants have reached the Mediterranean island nation by boat from Turkey. Police said the migrants, including one woman, landed on a beach in the breakaway Turkish Cypriot north of the ethnically divided country early Wednesday and walked southwards before being...

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  • The Latest: 21 Vietnamese migrants found in truck at UK port

    British officials say a Romanian man has been charged with people trafficking after Border Force agents found 21 people concealed in a truck filled with sparkling water

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  • Cyprus president: Decentralized government best for peace

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - The president of Cyprus is defending his proposal for a more decentralized federal government if a reunification deal is reached with...

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  • Cyprus president: Decentralized government best for peace

    The president of Cyprus is defending his proposal for a more decentralized federal government if a reunification deal is reached with the ethnically divided nation's breakaway Turkish Cypriots. President Nicos Anastasiades said on Tuesday that giving more authority to the island's Greek...

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  • Cyprus president: Decentralized government best for peace

    The president of Cyprus is defending his proposal for a more decentralized federal government if a reunification deal is reached with the ethnically divided nation’s breakaway Turkish Cypriots

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  • British father, 33, is shot dead in Cyprus by a gunman who targeted his Mercedes

    Gary Christodoulou from Walton, Liverpool, was shot several times on Thursday night as he made his way between the resorts of Larnaca and Ayia Napa in Cyprus.

    Mail Online
  • Chance of grounded flights in no-deal Brexit "close to...

    LONDON, Nov 5 (Reuters) - The chance that flights will be grounded between the UK and the European Union in the event of a no-deal Brexit is "close to...

    Mail Online
  • Turkey warns oil companies against drilling near Cyprus

    President Erdoğan calls foreign energy firms ‘bandits of the sea’ for defying Ankara over hydrocarbon resources The Turkish president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has warned foreign oil companies against energy exploration near Cyprus, describing those defying Ankara as “bandits of the sea” who would face a similar response as its foes in Syria. Drilling for hydrocarbon resources off the coast of Cyprus, an EU member, is hugely sensitive. The northern third of the island is occupied by Turkey, which...

    the Guardian
  • Erdogan says other countries cannot extract gas in Turkish, North Cyprus waters

    Turkey will not allow the exploitation of gas reserves in Turkish and north Cypriot waters of the eastern Mediterranean, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

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  • Turkey: We can't be excluded from Mediterranean resources

    Turkey's president says he will not permit what he called the seizing of natural resources in the eastern Mediterranean. Speaking at a naval ceremony Sunday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey would never accept such attempts "excluding our country and the Turkish Republic of...

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  • Erdogan says other countries cannot extract gas in Turkish, N.Cyprus waters

    Turkey will not allow the exploitation of gas reserves in Turkish and north Cypriot waters of the eastern Mediterranean, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday.

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  • Erdogan says other countries cannot extract gas in Turkish,...

    ISTANBUL, Nov 4 (Reuters) - Turkey will not allow the exploitation of gas reserves in Turkish and north Cypriot waters of the eastern Mediterranean,...

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