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Cyprus man shoots family, commits suicide: Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 21:49

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.

Greek Cypriots in first gay pride parade

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 02:31

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.

Cypriot leading figure of Islam`s Sufi branch dies

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 03:17

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.

UN eyes Cyprus peace talks relaunch next week

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 17:10

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.

Cyprus radio airs ex-president`s New Year message

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 09:12

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.

Lenders begin second review of bailed-out Cyprus economy

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 29, 2013, 15:40

The "troika" of international lenders began their second review of the shell-shocked Cyprus economy on Tuesday to decide whether Nicosia is meeting its obligations under the bailout memorandum.

Iran recalls its ambassador in Cyprus

Last Updated: Saturday, May 11, 2013, 08:40

Iran has responded by Cyprus` decision to extradite an Iranian to the United States for prosecution by recalling its ambassador in Nicosia, officials said.

Large brushfire forces Cyprus village evacuation

Last Updated: Monday, August 13, 2012, 14:16

The evacuation of Skarinou is strictly precautionary as the fire has still not encroached on village homes.

Real`s Di Maria returns in time for Bayern test

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 18:48

Angel Di Maria`s late goal for Real Madrid against APOEL Nicosia will have been the icing on the cake for coach Jose Mourinho, as it appeared to signal the return to fitness of one of his most potent forwards.

Ronaldo double helps Real thrash APOEL

Last Updated: Thursday, April 05, 2012, 08:46

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and Kaka added a first-half goal as Real Madrid completed its easy passage into the Champions League semifinals with a 5-2 victory over APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday.

Benzema and Kaka strike late to sink APOEL

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 28, 2012, 08:32

Karim Benzema and Kaka scored late goals to give Real Madrid an emphatic 3-0 win at APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League quarter-final first leg on Tuesday.

APOEL cling to dream against mighty Real

Last Updated: Monday, March 26, 2012, 09:57

APOEL Nicosia have been besieged by fans desperate for tickets for Tuesday`s Champions League quarter-final first leg at home to Real Madrid.