UN seeking to end Cyprus deadlock

A senior United Nations diplomat met Cypriot leaders on Wednesday to find a way to fix broken Cyprus peace talks to reunite the decades-long divided Mediterranean island. Visiting UN Under-Secretary-General for Political

Cyprus-Greece begin new chapter

Cyprus President Nikos Christodoulides and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said they would begin a new chapter in cooperation between the closely-knit nations. They announced the establishment of a new body, Supreme Council


Macron factor in Cyprus talks

President Nikos Christodoulides will visit Paris for talks with his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, to discuss how the EU can insert momentum into stalled Cyprus talks. He will go to France after


Child sexual abuse cases too high

In the past two years, the number of child sexual abuse cases referred for investigation has remained consistently above 400, the humanitarian body, Hope For Children, warned. HFC said that despite the

Cyprus-Saudi Arabia step up investments

Cyprus and Saudi Arabia have signed a Framework Cooperation Programme (FCP), boosting promotion investments between the two countries in areas of mutual concern. The FCP was signed on Saturday in Nicosia by

Going silent on gender equality

International Women’s Day in Cyprus is championed with such fervour as if there is collective guilt about all the things we are not putting right. Everyone in the political arena wheeled out


Emergency — break glass

The glass ceiling of gender disparity in Cyprus has started to crack, but it is still a long way from breaking. On March 8, instead of celebrating the occasion marking International Women’s


Cyprus’ power grid in trouble

A lack of desire and disregard have left Cyprus consumers at the mercy of hiking energy prices while the country’s grid is on the verge of crisis, say environmentalists. While consumers struggle