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  • Hezbollah member pleads guilty to 8 charges in Cyprus 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 11:05 am

    LARNACA, Cyprus - A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday sentenced a member of the militant group Hezbollah to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to all eight charges against him in connection with the seizure of 9 tons of a chemical compound that can be converted into an explosive.

  • Rebel flag controversy 1 in long line of disputes worldwide 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 5:45 pm

    BERLIN - Around the world, countries have long struggled with questions about flags similar to those faced by South Carolina, which is under pressure to remove a Confederate flag from its statehouse in the wake of the shootings that killed nine people at a historic black church.

  • Cyprus economy forecast to begin recovery in 2015 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 12:25 pm

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - Bailed-out Cyprus' economy is projected to grow a modest 0.2 percent this year after contracting for three years, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday.

  • Cyprus denies alleged child abduction attempt at hotel 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 6:52 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' deputy government spokesman has denied allegations by British holidaymakers of an attempted abduction of their children at their hotel.

  • Bank savings in front line as Greece hurtles toward default story has photos
    Updated: Jun-18-15 12:04 pm

    LUXEMBOURG - The last time Greece was facing a hard deadline to secure a deal with its bailout creditors, in February, it agreed to one only when it feared a worst case scenario - a run on the country's banks.

  • Othello's Tower builds trust in divided Cyprus 
    Updated: Jun-17-15 6:49 pm

    FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus - Greek and Turkish Cypriot politicians on Wednesday pledged to preserve Cyprus' rich cultural heritage after hailing the restoration of a 14th century seaside garrison that is the fictional setting of Shakespeare's play "Othello."

  • Othello's Tower builds trust in divided Cyprus story has photos
    Updated: Jun-17-15 12:21 pm

    FAMAGUSTA, Cyprus - Greek and Turkish Cypriot politicians on Wednesday pledged to preserve Cyprus' rich cultural heritage after hailing the restoration of a 14th century seaside garrison that is the fictional setting of Shakespeare's play "Othello."

  • Cyprus to issue tenders for management of largest port 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 9:05 am

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus will issue tenders this week for a new operator to manage the east Mediterranean island nation's largest port of Limassol in hopes of making it a regional player, the transport minister said Monday.

  • Cyprus' rival leaders attend theatrical play to foster trust story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 7:06 pm

    LIMASSOL, Cyprus - The rival leaders of Cyprus attended a theatrical play on Monday that implores the divided island's Greek- and Turkish-speaking communities to confront the wrongs of a tortured history to drive home their shared commitment for a reunification deal.