Gareth Bale included as Wales push for Euro 2016 place
Gareth Bale included as Wales push for Euro 2016 place

 Gareth Bale has been included in Wales`s squad for next week`s European 2016 qualifiers against Cyprus and Israel as his country eyes an appearance at a first major football finals in more than 50 years.

EU`s Juncker to make first visit to Cyprus

 European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is to start his first official visit to Cyprus on Thursday for talks on the bailed-out island`s economy and the UN-brokered peace process.

Missiles fall off British warplane during Cyprus landing

 Two missiles fell off a British warplane as it was landing at the Royal Air Base in Cyprus on Wednesday, a base spokesman said.

Cyprus leaders want EU-based peace settlement

Rival Cypriot leaders said after negotiations on Friday that any UN-brokered peace settlement for their divided island would be based on European Union principles.

Cyprus likely thwarted Hezbollah bomb plot, foreign minister says
Cyprus likely thwarted Hezbollah bomb plot, foreign minister says

Cyprus believes it thwarted a Hezbollah plot to attack Israelis or Jews, its foreign minister said on Monday, after bomb-making material was found in a house on Cyprus.

Russian billionaire wins round two of 'most expensive divorce' saga

Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev`s divorce settlement of four billion Swiss francs -- billed the costliest break-up of all time -- may not be so expensive after all.

Second arrest in Cyprus ammonium bomb case

A second Lebanese man has been arrested in connection with the seizure of five tonnes of possible bomb-making material ammonium nitrate, police said Saturday.

Cyprus holds Lebanese man over possible bomb material

A Lebanese man holding a Canadian passport was remanded in Cypriot police custody on Thursday after two tonnes of potential bomb-making material was found in his home, police said.

Cyprus slams US envoy over Turkish invasion comment

The Cyprus government on Wednesday denounced as "unacceptable" a comment by the American ambassador that it said hampered the resumed UN-backed peace process aimed at reunifying the divided island.

As tensions ease, Cyprus leaders enjoy coffee and cake in capital

Leaders of rival communities in ethnically-split Cyprus shared coffee and cake on Saturday in a symbolic gesture underscoring a thaw in relations over a conflict spanning decades.

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.