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Hardliner wins Turkish Cypriot leadership election

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A hardliner who won a Turkish Cypriot leadership election said Sunday he's ready to resume dormant talks aimed at ending...

Leftist versus hardliner in Turkish Cypriot leadership vote

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriots vote on Sunday in a leadership runoff that could decide whether they retain more control over their own...

Cyprus House speaker quits over citizenship for sale scandal

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ parliamentary speaker has resigned after an undercover news report allegedly caught him on tape promising to help circumvent the...

Germany decries Turkey’s actions in eastern Mediterranean

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Germany's foreign minister on Tuesday criticized Turkey for “unilateral steps" in the eastern Mediterranean that are undercutting efforts to de-escalate...

Leftist, hard-liner in Turkish Cypriot leadership runoff

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A leftist incumbent will take on a hard-line challenger in a runoff to decide who will lead Turkish Cypriots in...

Lebanon affirms deal to take back migrants sailing to Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus and Lebanon on Tuesday reaffirmed an agreement for Lebanese authorities to take back migrants aboard boats trying to reach...

Rights group: Cyprus pushed back migrants, ignored claims

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cypriot authorities pushed back 200 migrants and refugees arriving from Lebanon aboard boats earlier this month, ignoring their claims for...

Agency: No Cyprus passports for wealthy investors’ families

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ top oversight body urged lawmakers on Thursday to rethink new legislation that empowers the government to grant citizenship to...

France: EU sanctions on Turkey an option over gas standoff

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — France on Friday backed Cyprus' calls for the European Union to consider imposing tougher sanctions on Turkey if the Turkish...

Cyprus: Only handful of tourists showed COVID-19 symptoms

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is trying to salvage a dismal tourist season by touting that only five of the roughly 200,000 tourists that...

Cyprus police probe tossing of chickens, rabbits at school

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Police in Cyprus launched a probe Tuesday into reports that a group of students hurled live chickens and rabbits from...

Lavrov: Russia ready to help ease Turkey-Greece tension

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Russia’s foreign minister said Tuesday that Moscow is ready to help ease rising tensions over Turkey's search for energy reserves...

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