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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.

Biden meets leaders on Cyprus unity, Russia sanctions

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 00:54

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 VP Joe Biden in Cyprus for talks on peace, Russia

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 23:56

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 Cyprus airports ahead of Biden visit

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 09:19

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.

US Vice President Joe Biden to visit Cyprus in peace push

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 22:51

Cyprus confirmed on Monday that US Vice President Joe Biden will arrive on the divided island later this month to help push forward the UN-sponsored peace process.

Historic mass in Turkish-held north Cyprus `like a miracle

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 02:45

With a nighttime procession lit by the glimmer of devotional candles and the flash of smartphone cameras, a church in Turkish-held northern Cyprus hosted its first Easter mass in nearly 60 years.

Bank of Cyprus gets revised offer to offload Ukraine unit

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 19:23

Bank of Cyprus said Monday it is looking "positively" at a revised offer to sell its loss-making PJSC Ukrainian unit to Russia`s Alfa Group as part of a restructuring drive.

Cyprus scrambling back from the brink of bankruptcy

Last Updated: Friday, March 14, 2014, 09:07

A year after a financial earthquake shattered years of prosperity in Cyprus, an austerity plan has put the eastern Mediterranean island back on track despite the bitter pill of rising unemployment.

Cyprus to put amended sell-off bill to MPs as deadline looms

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 21:11

MPs failed to adopt a first version of the controversial bill in a tied vote on Thursday evening which threw the bailout deal with international creditors into disarray.

Russian tycoon`s ex-wife quizzed in Cyprus over `stolen` diamond

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 18:21

The ex-wife of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev was arrested in Cyprus on suspicion of stealing a diamond ring worth as much as 50 million euros, police said Tuesday.

Cyprus President has `guarded optimism` on peace deal

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 13:33

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has "guarded optimism" that a UN-brokered peace process could end four decades of division on the ethnically split east Mediterranean island.

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.