Cyprus

Two-state solution needed for Cyprus, Erdogan says

A two-state solution needs to be negotiated in Cyprus on the basis of sovereign equality, Turkey's president said on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reports. "There are two different people and two separate states in Cyprus. The 2-state …

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EU sanctions against Belarus blocked by Cyprus

Opposition by Cyprus has delayed planned EU sanctions against individuals in Belarus, European sources said on Wednesday, Business Recorder reports.  Cyprus is demanding that the EU first decide on tighter sanctions against Turkey …

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This day in history, August 16 

- The battle of Smolensk between the Russian army and French troops was the first major battle of the 1812 Patriotic War. In the course of a three-day battle in the Smolensk region, Russian troops, repelling attacks by superior enemy forces, did …

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Turkey slams controversial EastMed pipeline deal

Leaders of Greece, Israel, and the Greek Cypriot administration sign accord to carry gas from eastern Mediterranean to Europe, a plan Turkey says is bound to fail. Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Israeli Prime Minister …

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Limassol police detain 17 Georgians

Police in Cyprus have detained 17 Georgian citizens in Limassol for illegally staying in the country. The Greek media has reported that the detained individuals were employed in a construction company using fake documents in …

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Russia qualifies for UEFA Euro 2020

Russia’s national football team hammered Cyprus 5-0 yesterday evening in Nicosia to qualify for the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship (UEFA Euro 2020). After eight matches, Russia is number two in its Group I, with 21 …

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UEFA Euro qualifiers: Kazakhstan beaten by Cyprus

Cyprus national football team has defeated Kazakhstan 2:1 in UEFA 2020 Euro qualifiers, which took place in Nur-Sultan. Kazakhstan's Temirlan Erlanov opened the scoring (34′), but Pieros Sotiriou (73′) and …

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UEFA Champions League: Apoel beats Qarabag

The second leg of the third qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League was held between Azerbaijan's Qarabag and Cyprus' APOEL yesterday in Baku. The match ended with the victory of APOEL with a score of 0: …

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EastMet not to replace Nord Stream 2

EastMed, a mixed offshore/onshore Israeli, Cypriot and Greek natural gas pipeline designed to connect gas resources in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to continental Europe via Greece may be the perfect U.S. response to claims that the sanctions …

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