Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has had successful open heart surgery in New York to repair a valve, the government announced on Wednesday.
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.
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 Nicos Anastasiades, 68, needs to undergo open heart surgery to repair a valve, the government announced on today.
A small airplane en route to Beirut with two people on board crashed after taking off from Cyprus, according to the Lebanese authorities.
Wales survived Andy King`s red card to clinch a 2-1 win over Cyprus on Monday that kept them top of Group B in the race to qualify for Euro 2016.
Six Israelis on Saturday claimed the world open water relay record after swimming 380 kilometres (236 miles) home from Cyprus in a challenge also meant to highlight ocean pollution.
UN envoy Espen Barth Eide on Wednesday urged Cyprus and Turkey to take steps to ease tensions over the divided island`s energy search, warning it could harm the peace process.
Hundreds of mostly Syrian refugees rescued by a cruise liner in the Mediterranean disembarked in Cyprus on Friday, after hours of refusing to budge and demanding to go to Italy.
A cruise liner returning from Greece was pressed into action in rough seas off Cyprus Thursday to rescue some 300 people thought to be Syrian refugees whose trawler had run into trouble.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday visited breakaway northern Cyprus and pressed for a two-state solution on the divided island, on his first trip abroad since his inauguration.
The UN Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed a UN mission in Cyprus for another six months to continue assisting the parties in the country to bring the division of the island to a comprehensive and durable settlement.
Forty years after the division of Cyprus, Greek and Turkish Cypriot schoolchildren are still being taught separate narratives of their shared legacy of pain.
Former Portuguese international defender Jorge Costa has been appointed coach of Gabon, replacing compatriot Paulo Duarte, the national federation confirmed on Friday.
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.
Japan coach Alberto Zaccheroni ordered his players to have two days of fun before they depart for their World Cup camp in Florida after they struggled to beat Cyprus 1-0 in a final home tune-up.
Defender Atsuto Uchida spared Japan`s blushes with a 43rd-minute winner as the Asian champions beat Cyprus 1-0 in their final home World Cup warm-up on Tuesday.
US Vice President Joe Biden met Cyprus leaders Thursday to spur talks on ending their island`s 40-year division and seek support for threatened sanctions against Russia.
US Vice President Joe Biden flew in to Cyprus today for talks on the divided Mediterranean island`s peace process and Western sanctions against Russia over Ukraine.
Bomb scares at the two main airports in Cyprus forced the evacuation of one on Tuesday, only a day before US Vice President Joe Biden visits the Mediterranean island.
Day in Pics: 18th December
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