Cyprus

Turkey is the fieriest audience in the Middle East

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s final stop after Egypt and Syria was Turkey. It was nice to see President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Putin sitting …

Turkey

Graphic Street Photography and Landscapes

Helena Georgiou is an artist from Nicosia, Cyprus. She is inspired by street photography and she interprets reality with a sense of poetry and …

Street Photography

Malta has third highest asylum applications

Malta registered the third highest rate per capita of first-time asylum applicants during the third quarter of 2017, Eurostat figures show.<p>It was …

Migration

Revealed: The Secrets Of One Of The World's Dirtiest Banks And Its Powerful Western Protectors

Blatant forgery. Snarling guard dogs. Shredded evidence. Leaked documents reveal the farcical scramble inside one of the world’s dirtiest banks to conceal incriminating information – while some of the planet's most prestigious accountants and lawyers used their powers to keep the bank in …

Corruption

Greece, Cyprus and Israel – champions of the eastern Mediterranean - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

The discovery of vast reserves of liquefied natural gas (LNG) off the coasts of Israel and Cyprus was bound to bring equally vast consequences in its …

Opinion

Muslim leaders attending Istanbul summit on Jerusalem

Leaders of the Muslim world gathered at an extraordinary summit in Turkey on Wednesday to coordinate a "unified action" against President Donald …

Middle East

A Couple More of Jared Kushner’s Ideas for Fixing the Middle East

Notes from the desk of the 36-year-old White House Director of Innovation.<p>"There are a lot of real estate issues to it." — <i>Jared Kushner, on the Middle East peace process</i><p><b>If 2017 has taught me anything,</b> it is that Jared Kushner, through sheer force of <i>sort of just existing at the periphery of</i> …

Middle East

Greek Cypriots don’t intend to use Turkish water, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister says

ANKARA<p>Greek Cypriots do not intend to use fresh water provided through a pipeline from Turkey to Turkish Cyprus, Deputy Prime Minister Recep Akdağ …

Turkey

Ballboy hit by firecracker, hospitalised Cyprus football violence

A ballboy has been hospitalised after violent clashes between rival fans at a football match in Cyprus.<p>Limassol AEL's match against fierce rivals …

EU Poll: Greeks Overwhelmingly Convinced of Widespread Corruption

Corruption in Greece is an ongoing political issue, that has been debated to death over the past 35 years. Now a new EU Commission “Eurobarometer” …

Greece

Turkish Cypriots will never be minority, says Erdoğan

ATHENS – Anadolu Agency<p>Turkish Cypriots will never be a minority but are “joint owners” of the divided island of Cyprus, Turkey’s President Recep …

Turkey

Ref holds up Cyprus club soccer game after fan trouble

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus first-division match between APOEL Nicosia and AEL Limassol was interrupted for more than an hour, attracted riot police, and finished amid near-empty stands on Monday.<p>Referee Demetris Mashias halted play late into the first half in Limassol after a ballboy appeared …

Sports

Unsettled: A Global Study Of Settlements In Occupied Territories | Journal of Legal Analysis

This article provides the first comprehensive examination of international practice bearing on Article 49(6) of the Fourth Geneva Convention. This …

Western Sahara

Etnies - Cyprus SC

▼ Advertisement ▼<p>▼ Advertisement ▼<p>Etnies have released their new Cyprus SC shoe for you to try on…<p><i>Note* This post contains affiliate links and we</i> …

BMX

The readers’ editor on repressive regimes and press freedom

As human rights abuses in Egypt increase, the government is labelling the journalists who try to tell the truth as terrorists<p>News is not merely a daily record of events – it is the narrative of our lives. It defines who we are and where separate nations fit into the story of one wider, shared …

Opinion

No Turkish President Had Gone to Greece in 65 Years. So Why Now?

Recep Tayyip Erdogan became the first Turkish president to visit Greece in 65 years when he arrived on Thursday and met with the Greek prime minister and president.<p>He immediately affronted his hosts by raising the prospect of changes to the treaty that defines their borders. On Friday, he repeated …

Turkey

How much do households spend furnishing and equipping their dwellings?

In 2016, households in the European Union (EU) spent 5.5% of their total consumption expenditure on 'furnishings, household equipment and routine …

Italy

Turkish president Erdoğan to make landmark visit to Greece

Huge security operation will protect increasingly confrontational premier on rare foray to a European country<p>Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan begins a landmark visit to Greece on Thursday, a rare foray to a European country for the increasingly confrontational leader.<p>In addition to his …

News

Watch: IDF forces 'capture' Cyprus

Loading....<p>The IDF concluded a major joint training exercise with the involving ground forces and air force forces concluded Thursday. The exercise …

Israel

Turkey's Erdogan says US Jerusalem decision tramples on law

ATHENS - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday that US President Donald Trump's "unfortunate" decision to recognize Jerusalem as the …

Turkey

Al Qaeda condemns Trump's Jerusalem move, calls for 'action'

Islamist militant group Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has condemned the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital and …

News (Ireland)

[Ticker] Volkswagen official gets 7-year US jail sentence

EU ushers Macedonia to come closer<p>6. Dec, 19:51<p>The European commission has said it would restore full-throated support for Macedonia to start …

European News

Israel, Greece, Italy, Cyprus & EU to sign gas pipeline deal Tuesday

Gas pipeline will be world’s largest and to be completed by 2025; Israel, Cyprus, Greece, Italy and EU to sign MOU at energy summit in Nicosia …

Italy

Conspiracy or Not, Turkey’s Ties to West Are at Risk

From his fish shop in Istanbul's Kasimpasa district, Mustafa Bir is gripped by a U.S. courtroom drama that he says just proves what he suspected all …

Reza Zarrab

Engraved Stones Link May Link Neolithic Settlements

NICOSIA, CYPRUS—Stone vessels, human remains, and a fragment of an anthropomorphic clay figurine were uncovered in shallow pits at the …

Archaeology

Time to think of something new on Cyprus

The idea that it is now high time to start second track diplomacy to find alternative modalities for a settlement on Cyprus created some enthusiasm …

Turkey

How much is spent on disability benefits in the EU?

The EU Member States spent over €280 billion of social protection expenditure on disability benefits in 2014. This represented 7.3% of the total …

Sweden

Grandstanding 'derails' Greek-Turkish rapprochement

Landmark visit to be remembered for public spat between Erdogan and his Greek counterpart over 1923 Lausanne Treaty.<p>Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Greece was supposed to be historic, because it was the first by a Turkish president in 65 years.<p>If it is to be remembered, it will probably …

Turkey

Nicosia, Cyprus - the Last Divided Capital City in Europe

I’d come to Cyprus to wind down from my summer of travel. I was looking forward to a week of evening walks along the seaside promenade in Larnaca and …

Turkey

5 facts about the Muslim population in Europe

Muslims are a relatively small minority in Europe, making up roughly 5% of the population. However, in some countries, such as France and Sweden, the …

Population