Greek, Turkish vessels collide again amid Cyprus gas row

Greek, Turkish vessels collide again amid Cyprus gas row

A Greek and a Turkish patrol boat again collided near a disputed islet group in the Aegean, the Greek navy said Tuesday, as a Turkey-EU row unfolded over Cyprus.

Cyprus president re-elected with eyes on new peace push

Cyprus president re-elected with eyes on new peace push

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday won re-election for a second term, seeing off a leftist challenger with vows to restart talks to unify the island and cement an economic recovery.

Cyprus votes in close presidential run-off

Cyprus votes in close presidential run-off

Voters in Cyprus cast ballots Sunday in a presidential run-off, with incumbent Nicos Anastasiades and his leftist challenger sparring over who is best placed to reunify the island and boost a fragile economic recovery.

Cyprus votes for president with eyes on new peace push

Cyprus votes for president with eyes on new peace push

Voters in Cyprus headed to the polls on Sunday for a presidential election that could determine if the divided Mediterranean island makes another push to reunite after the collapse of talks last year.

President vowing new peace push leads in Cyprus re-election bid

President vowing new peace push leads in Cyprus re-election bid

Cyprus gears up for a presidential election next week with incumbent Nicos Anastasiades favourite to win as he pledges a fresh push to reunify the divided island after talks collapsed last year.

Police arrest Israeli organ smuggling 'mastermind'

Police arrest Israeli organ smuggling 'mastermind'

The Israeli ringleader of a global gang of organ traffickers has been arrested in Cyprus, Kosovan police said on Saturday.

Turkey PM warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkey PM warns Cyprus on 'untimely and dangerous' energy moves

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Thursday warned Cyprus its moves to explore for energy around the eastern Mediterranean were "untimely and dangerous", adding that Ankara would continue to protect the rights and interests of Turkish Cypriots.

Turkey sends ships to monitor drilling vessel near Cyprus

Turkey sends ships to monitor drilling vessel near Cyprus

Turkey has sent two ships and a submarine to monitor a drilling vessel in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, the military said on Thursday.

Turkey slams Greek Cypriot attitude after talks collapse

Turkey slams Greek Cypriot attitude after talks collapse

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim condemned on Friday what he said was the lack of a "constructive attitude" on the part of Greek Cypriots, blaming them for the failure of talks to reunify Cyprus.

Police hold 4 over kidnapping of Cypriot-Norwegian girl

Police hold 4 over kidnapping of Cypriot-Norwegian girl

A Greek Cypriot court on Friday remanded four men in custody over the kidnapping of a four-year-old girl believed to have been whisked away to breakaway northern Cyprus, police said.

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

Cyprus police make arrests in hunt for kidnapped girl

Cyprus police said on Friday they have made four arrests in connection with the abduction of a four-year-old girl from outside a nursery school as they pressed a widening search.

QP, ExxonMobil sign Cyprus oil, gas exploration deal

QP, ExxonMobil sign Cyprus oil, gas exploration deal

Qatar Petroleum (QP) and ExxonMobil have sealed an exploration and production sharing deal for oil and gas with Cyprus for an offshore block in the Mediterranean Island.