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  • Religion builds bridges in ethnically split Cyprus 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 6:40 am
  • FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus - An unexpected moment during the Good Friday service in a long-abandoned church in Cyprus' breakaway north illustrated how religion is helping to bring together Christian Greek Cypriots and Muslim Turkish Cypriots on this ethnically divided island.

  • Bank of Cyprus sells business in Ukraine, Romania 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 12:04 pm
  • FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus - Cyprus' largest bank says it has sold off its business in Ukraine and a stake in a Romanian bank to help reduce risk and improve cash flow for the troubled lender.

  • Cyprus president dismisses police chief 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 12:51 pm
  • NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' president on Thursday fired the police chief over his handling of a Greek Cypriot far-right group's protest against a former leader of the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriots.

  • UN envoy: Cyprus' economy woes may aid peace deal 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 7:11 am
  • NICOSIA, Cyprus - The outgoing United Nations envoy to ethnically split Cyprus says the bailed-out country's economic problems could bolster the chances of a long-elusive peace accord.

  • Cyprus defense minister dies from brain hemorrhage 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 8:52 am
  • NICOSIA, Cyprus - Doctors say Cyprus' defense minister has died a day after suffering a brain hemorrhage.