Divided Cyprus Voting for President Amid Migrant Crisis, Turkish Tensions

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) – Cypriots on Sunday began voting for their eighth president in the ethnically divided island’s 63-year history as an independent republic, with three front-runners each portraying themselves as the safest bet to guide the country through turbulent economic times and to seek peace with breakaway Turkish Cypriots.


Cyprus Claims New Surge in Illegal Migrant Arrivals

Several dozen migrants have illegally crossed into the Greek-speaking Republic of Cyprus within a 48-hour period, as the number of illegal arrivals surges both by sea and across the border with Turkish northern Cyprus. Cypriot authorities have claimed as of

Demonstrators carry a banner for refugees as they march against corruption in the Cypriot

Cyprus Approves Giving Vaccines to 5 to 11 Year Olds

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) – Cyprus will start vaccinating kids between the ages of 5 to 11, the government said Monday in fresh bid to head off another COVID-19 surge following the first confirmed cases of the omicron variant on the eastern Mediterranean island nation.