A Cypriot man shot and killed his ex-wife Wednesday before attacking his children, killing his 12-year-old daughter and critically wounding his son, before committing suicide, police said.
Nicosia held its first Greek Cypriot gay pride parade Saturday, 16 years after homosexuality was decriminalised on the Mediterranean island, where the influential Orthodox Church views non-heterosexual relations as sinful.
Sheikh Muhammad Nazim Adil al-Qubrusi al-Haqqani, a leading figure of Sufism, the mystical branch of the Islamic faith, died Wednesday at the age of 92 in the north of ethnically-divided Cyprus.
The UN hopes to relaunch talks next week on ending the four-decade division of Cyprus after the island`s Greek and Turkish communities agreed on a roadmap, a spokesman said on Friday.
Cypriot state radio publicly apologised for inadvertently broadcasting the opening remarks of a New Year`s message from the country`s former president instead of current President Nicos Anastasiades.
Former Cyprus president Glafkos Clerides has died in a hospital here, his doctor announced. He was 94.
Iran has responded by Cyprus` decision to extradite an Iranian to the United States for prosecution by recalling its ambassador in Nicosia, officials said.
The evacuation of Skarinou is strictly precautionary as the fire has still not encroached on village homes.
Day in Pics: 17th September
Showbiz World - September 17, 2014
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