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Cyprus won’t let Turkey sink its energy search

Cyprus’ energy exploration strategy will go ahead as planned despite Turkey determined to block such moves, President Nicos Anastasiades said. He argued that bowing to Turkey’s gunboat diplomacy would be tantamount to

Halloumi debacle made in Cyprus

Government officials and dairy producers have agreed to disagree on how best to protect Cyprus’ famous cheese because there is no consensus on the traditional recipe. Although agreeing to move forward with


Cash-rich banks stockpiling real estate

Cash-rich banks are stockpiling properties as they turn to buy real estate linked to mortgages of defaulted borrowers as banking institutions dominate the property market. After acquiring properties through debt to asset


Cyprus signs €240 mln French missiles contract

Cyprus has ordered French surface-to-air Mistral missiles as well as Exocet anti-ship missiles in a €240 mln arms deal, the Defence Ministry confirmed on Friday. French newspaper La Tribune reported the missile

Cyprus takes steps to combat football corruption

President Nicos Anastasiades headed a meeting on Friday over introducing more measures against match-fixing in Cyprus football, a persistent problem that authorities have failed to address over the years. Following the meeting,

Akinci warns of permanent partition

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci argues that failure to reach a Cyprus solution based on the principles of a bizonal and bicommunal federation will see partition on the island take on a