Volunteer Doctors Cyprus to depart for Syria

A medical and humanitarian mission from Volunteer Doctors Cyprus is scheduled to depart next week for northern Syria, affected by the devastating earthquake that struck the country and Turkey. Volunteer doctors said


Syrian oil slick not an immediate threat

An oil slick from a Syrian power plant, heading towards the Karpas peninsula on the island’s Turkish occupied northern tip, is not expected to cause serious environmental damage to Cyprus, Agriculture Minister


Syrian held after Cyprus picks up 101 migrants

A 22-year-old Syrian man is in police custody suspected of people smuggling after Cypriot authorities brought 101 Syrian migrants safely to shore, Cyprus police said Wednesday. The 22-year-old suspect appeared before a

Cyprus rescues 101 Syrian migrants on boat

Cyprus police rescued 101 Syrian migrants after they were spotted on a drifting boat off the Mediterranean island’s southeast coast, authorities said on Tuesday. Cypriot police said a 33-metre boat was located