Cyprus

News

MED7 leaders express ‘full support and solidarity’ to Greece and Cyprus, asks Turkey to respect laws

EU leaders who attended the Euro-Mediterranean MED7 Conference at Corsica reiterated their full support and solidarity with Greece and Cyprus in the face of repeated infringements on their sovereignty and …

News

156 new cases, five COVID-19 related deaths in Greece and one death in Cyprus

Greece on Monday registered 156 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hour period, including 13 identified at entry points to the country, according to the Greek National Public Health Organisation …

News

The release of the Famagusta Dialogues report, working to achieve peace

“Famagusta, as both a confidence building measure and a catalyst for change, is central to the process of achieving a peaceful, just and comprehensive settlement of the Cyprus problem.” In …

News

European Council expresses solidarity to Greece and Cyprus as tension rises in Eastern Mediterranean

The European Council’s president German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz reiterated the European Union’s support of Greece and Cyprus as Turkey continues to raise tension in the …

News

203 COVID-19 cases overnight in Greece, 22 deaths

Greece is experiencing a second wave of coronavirus cases, noting an all-time high of 203 cases overnight on Sunday – the fourth consecutive day where daily infections of more than …

News

75 new COVID-19 cases in Greece overnight, as Cyprus moves the country down to Category B destination

There were 75 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths in Greece overnight on Sunday. Only four of the new cases were confirmed during checks of arrivals to the country’s …

News

Turkey’s Barbaros heads to Cyprus EEZ to conduct gas exploration

Turkey’s seismic research vessel Barbaros plans to conduct gas exploration within Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ). A NAVTEX issued by Turkey on Tuesday states the Barbaros sailed from the port …

News

On this day 46 years ago… Turkey invades Cyprus

On 20 July 1974 the course of history changed for Cypriots as sirens broke the stillness of the day. Thousands of Turkish troops invaded northern Cyprus after a deadlock in …

The wounds remain open, 46 years after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus

Monday 20 July marks the completion of 46 years since the day that Turkish troops invaded Cyprus. The bleak anniversary is commemorated every year to honour the fallen and mourn …

News

A moment of silence to remember 46 years since the invasion of Cyprus

It was 15 July 1974 when the Greek military regime attempted to unify with Cyprus resulting in Archbishop Makarios being overthrown and consequently fleeing to Britain. In retaliation, Turkey instigated …