Cyprus News

Cyprus, Israel, Greece pledge deeper military ties

The defence ministers hailed the first conference bringing together Cypriot, Greek and Israeli companies active in the military industry, which they say will help strengthen ties.

Cyprus peace talks intensify as rivals pore over plans

As a second week of talks began Monday at a Swiss resort, officials are trying to crack the issues that have blocked an accord since Cyprus was divided in 1974 when Turkey invaded after a coup mounted by supporters of union with Greece.


'Highly constructive' talks on Cyprus, says UN

"A clear understanding emerged of the essential elements of a package that might lead to a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus," Antonio Guterres's spokesman said

Cyprus leaders under pressure to strike peace deal

"We are expecting all parties to come to the table and settle this once and for all, including Greece, Turkey and Britain," the three so-called guarantor powers of the former British colony, a UN spokesperson said

UN chief announces new talks on Cyprus reunification in June

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres invited Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to try and break an impasse.

Peace, security and development is our priority, says PM Modi after meeting Cyprus President

Earlier in the day, the foreign dignitary also met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and discussed areas of bilateral cooperation.


EgyptAir hijacking suspect appears in Cyprus court

Cyprus authorities have described Mostafa as "psychologically unstable" and said the case was not "terrorism-related".

Cyprus to be off tax blacklist only if agreement reached on DTAA revamp

India’s stance comes even as the Mediterranean nation has begun sharing information.

Call the school crisis by its name

This year’s Annual State of Education Report needs to be greeted with more than the usual worried nod. The bad news is not new, but it’s really bad.

Cyprus to hold talks for removal of tax 'non cooperation' tag

India’s move was part of its efforts to check tax evasion that allegedly take place under the double tax avoidance treaty that India has with many nations.