Cyprus peace deal possible within months: Negotiator

A solution to the Cyprus problem is possible within months, the Turkish Cypriot chief negotiator in UN-brokered talks that resumed this week on reunifying the island said on Saturday.

Peace talks in divided Cyprus resume with `high hopes`

Rival Cypriot leaders on Friday resumed stalled UN-brokered peace talks, in what is seen as the best chance in years to reunify the island after four decades of division.

Cyprus talks resume, 'unique opportunity' seen: UN envoy

 Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed on Monday to restart peace talks on May 15, a UN envoy said on Monday, offering fresh hope of healing one of Europe`s most enduring frozen conflicts.

Four envoys present credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee

Envoys of four countries including Nepal presented their credentials to President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday.

Cyprus sees reunification hope after Turkish Cypriot vote

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said Monday that he saw new hope of ending the island`s decades-long division following the election as Turkish Cypriot leader of reconciliation champion Mustafa Akinci.

2015 may be the year Cyprus is reunified, say Turkey, US

 Turkey and the United States voiced hopes Tuesday that 2015 could be the year when a long-elusive diplomatic solution is finally found to the decades-old division of Cyprus.

Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader

 Voters in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) went to the polls on Sunday to elect their new leader from seven candidates including incumbent Dervis Eroglu.

Magnitude 5.5 quake strikes Cyprus, no casualties reported

A magnitude 5.5 earthquake struck 71 km (44 miles) northwest of Limassol in Cyprus on Wednesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, but there were no immediate reports of casualties or damage.

Practice of Hindu sadhus staying naked is nonsense: Goa minister

Goa PWD Minister Sudin Dhavalikar on Tuesday termed as "nonsense" and "very bad" the practice of certain sects of Hindu sadhus staying naked, saying they should abandon it as the time has changed.

Cypriots ready to resume peace talks, no date set: UN

 Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders are ready to resume peace talks after a six-month hiatus, UN envoy Espen Barth Eide said Tuesday, but no date has been agreed.

Cyprus criminalises denial of 1915 Armenian genocide by Turks

Cyprus on Thursday made it a crime to deny that Ottoman Turks committed genocide against Armenian Turks a century ago, a move likely to rile its old rival Turkey as peace talks on the ethnically-split island remain stalled.

 Adnan Januzaj dropped by Belgium for Euro qualifiers
Adnan Januzaj dropped by Belgium for Euro qualifiers

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots has dropped Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj for the forthcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers against Cyprus and Israel.

Bailed-out Cyprus eyes return to normal borrowing this year

Cyprus hopes to borrow on financial markets this year, its finance minister told Reuters on Thursday, saying the island`s economy had more in common with bailout turnaround Ireland than Greece.

Cyprus plays down naval deal with Russia

Cyprus played down on Thursday an agreement granting Russian warships access to its ports and denied there was any request from Moscow to open a base on the island.

New Greek PM in ally Cyprus on first foreign visit

 Greece`s radical new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrived in Cyprus Monday, making his first foreign visit to a close ally that has also been ravaged by the eurozone debt crisis.

Cyprus Airways stops flying after EU ruling

Cyprus announced on Friday an immediate halt to flights by its national carrier, spelling its demise, after EU regulators ordered Nicosia to recover illegal state aid granted to the holiday island`s ailing airline.

Cyprus president has successful heart surgery in US

 Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has had successful open heart surgery in New York to repair a valve, the government announced on Wednesday.

Rescued Syria refugees living in Cyprus limbo

Amr spent three days and nights adrift in the Mediterranean, battered by a storm in a fishing boat crammed with hundreds more Syrian refugees who thought they were going to die.

250 Syrian migrants rescued off Cyprus

Some 250 Syrian migrants crammed onto a fishing boat were rescued off the northern coast of Cyprus on Sunday as the vessel hit rough seas in the Mediterranean, Turkish media reported.

Cyprus president to undergo heart operation

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, 68, needs to undergo open heart surgery to repair a valve, the government announced on today.