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3 Dec
Pope Francis appealed for a "sense of fraternity" in an open-air mass in Cyprus on Friday, the second day of a visit to the divided Mediterranean island that has focused heavily on the plight of migrants.
2 Dec
Pope Francis headed to the divided island of Cyprus Thursday as part of a landmark trip to push two of his priorities: the plight of migrants and inter-confessional dialogue.
5 Nov
Pope Francis will visit Cyprus and Greece next month, the Vatican said Friday, returning to the island of Lesbos, a major port of entry for migrants into Europe.
30 Oct
Hundreds of protesters rallied in Cyprus on Saturday against corruption scandals swirling around the government after the Cypriot president was mentioned in the Pandora Papers.
19 Sep
Cyprus is a jewel in the Mediterranean that was coveted by several world empires throughout history, including the empires of the Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians, Ottoman, Roman and even the Arabs. The island nation is situated at the north-eastern end of the Mediterranean basin. It is the third largest and third most populous island in the…
8 Jul
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Thursday Brussels would "never accept" the two-state solution for Cyprus that Turkey advocates as a condition for United Nations-backed peace talks to resume.
3 Jul
Cyprus on Saturday requested emergency assistance of planes from Israel and the EU to fight a wildfire fanned by strong winds and high temperatures that forced the evacuation of several villages.
19 May
Cyprus confirmed its first cases Wednesday of the Covid-19 variant behind the acceleration of India's explosive outbreak, detected among four people quarantined upon arrival, the health ministry said.
13 Feb 2020
A Cypriot driver who posted a video steering a truck with his legs on a motorway was jailed for 40 days Thursday after pleading guilty to dangerous driving, the Cyprus News Agency said.
27 Jan 2020
A British teenager convicted of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus is suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder as she awaits her appeal, The Sun newspaper reported Monday.
17 Jan 2020
A British teenager found guilty of lying about being gang-raped in Cyprus by Israeli tourists has lodged an appeal against her "unfair" conviction with the island's supreme court, her defence team said.
30 Dec 2019
A court in Cyprus on Monday found a British teenager guilty of falsely claiming she was gang-raped by a group of Israeli tourists in a case that prompted allegations

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