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  • Christian, Muslim leaders in Cyprus support peace talks story has photos
    Updated: Feb-10-16 11:44 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - Christian and Muslim leaders in Cyprus on Wednesday repeated their full support for ongoing talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically-split country, saying their united stand for peace serves as a strong example of cooperation in a region where conflict is often fueled by religion.

  • Cyprus ends tender for medium-term gas supply 
    Updated: Feb-08-16 3:58 pm

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' Natural Gas Co. says it has ended a two-year bid to find suppliers of natural gas to fire up the east Mediterranean island's main power plant.

  • Source: Cyprus blocks 18 Syria-bound foreigners, 15 succeed 
    Updated: Feb-02-16 4:51 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - Authorities in Cyprus have in the last two years prevented 18 foreign nationals from heading to Syria and possibly joining the Islamic State Group through the ethnically divided island's breakaway Turkish Cypriot north, an official said Tuesday.

  • Leaders of Cyprus, Greece, Israel meet to boost cooperation 
    Updated: Jan-28-16 9:34 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - The leaders of Cyprus, Greece and Israel pledged on Thursday to work together to seize opportunities emerging from newly found offshore gas reserves in order to bolster stability and security in a region wracked by conflict.

  • IMF makes another $137m available for bailed-out Cyprus 
    Updated: Jan-27-16 2:26 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - The International Monetary Fund says it has made another 126.3 million euros ($136.87 million) available to Cyprus after completing what it said was its second-to-last review of the Eurozone country's rescue deal.

  • Decades on, remains of 6 Greek soldiers returned to families 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 5:53 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - More than four decades on, the families of six Greek soldiers who were either killed or had disappeared during Cyprus' tumultuous past have been given some measure of closure after receiving their remains.

  • Britain's Hammond hopeful of Cyprus 'breakthrough' story has photos
    Updated: Jan-14-16 9:06 am

    ATHENS, Greece - British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said Thursday that his government is optimistic a new round of talks in war-divided Cyprus could finally produce a breakthrough.

  • EU official: Europe could import gas from East Mediterranean 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 10:21 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - The EU's energy chief says Europe could import gas from newly found deposits in the eastern Mediterranean as the continent seeks to diversify its supplies and bolster its energy security while keeping prices down.