Erdogan closer than ever to being ousted

Growing dissatisfaction and poverty in Turkish society could give AKP leader the boot Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be facing the most crucial election in his political career on May 14,


Turkish Cypriots decry earthquake tax

Trade unions and opposition parties in the Turkish-occupied north are in uproar after the ruling coalition intends to levy a year-long tax on salaries for earthquake support to Turkey. Reacting to the

Nicosia says Turkey rejected earthquake help

Cyprus expressed its readiness to assist in the rescue efforts after the devastating earthquake in Turkey, but the Turkish side did not accept help from the Republic, officials said. Foreign Ministry’s Permanent


Cyprus begins collection for Turkey earthquake

The Pancyprian Volunteerism Coordinative Council launched a nationwide fundraising campaign to support the earthquake victims in Turkey and Syria. Financial contributions collected will be allocated to cover the individual needs of each


Cyprus 6.1 quake felt throughout island

Cyprus was shaken by a strong tremor early in the morning, that was felt throughout the island and the eastern Mediterranean. The epicentre of the 6.1 scale quake at 3.08am was 40km

Limassol shook by earthquake

Limassol was shaken by a 3.3 magnitude earthquake on Wednesday, according to the Cyprus geological survey department. The earthquake rattled the coastal town at 7:53 am, with reports saying that it was