Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed on Friday to pursue efforts to resume peace talks, although one side said serious disagreements remained in resolving one of the world's most enduring conflicts.
The hunt for a missing astrophysicist on a Greek island came to an end on Wednesday afternoon after the body of a British-Cypriot woman was discovered not far from where she was staying, according to local media.
The hunt for a missing astrophysicist on a Greek island now involves a specialized police unit with geolocation equipment, as authorities on Wednesday sealed off the hotel room where the British-Cypriot woman was staying and blood was reportedly found on a pillow.
Two Turkish drill ships are continuing operations in the eastern Mediterranean and another ship will join them this month, Energy Minister Fatih Donmez said, as a dispute over natural resources there fuels tensions between Turkey and Cyprus.
The British teen who has confessed to falsely reporting that she was gang-raped in Cyprus by a group of Israelis has accused police of dictating her statement and forcing her to sign it, according to a report. The 19-year-old, who has not been named, is being held without bail as local authorities prepare to file...
Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a claim with no scientific basis and which Cyprus’ human rights commissioner considers discriminatory.
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