By Nicole Winfield, Trisha Thomas, Derek Gatopoulos, Associated Press
LESBOS, Greece (AP) — When Pope Francis visited the Greek island of Lesbos in 2016, he was so moved by the stories he heard from families fleeing war in Iraq and Syria that he wept and brought a dozen refugees…
By Derek Gatopoulos, Theodora Tongas, Associated Press
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic that according to the World Health Organization has killed more than 900,000 people globally, United Nations peacekeepers are still deploying around the world. One of those missions is currently ongoing in Cyprus, due to a conflict…
By Sebastian Rich
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 2, the Senate passed a nearly $1.5 trillion tax package, pushing one of the largest overhauls of tax codes in decades. And in Cyprus, the search for missing family members more than 40 years…
By PBS NewsHour
Cyprus, a former British colony that became independent in 1960, has been divided since 1974, when war broke out between Greek and Turkish Cypriots, the island’s main ethnic groups. Hundreds of people disappeared in the conflict. Now, scientists in a…
Since the mid-1970s, the island of Cyprus has been politically divided between its two main ethnic groups: Greeks and Turks. This conflict has at times brought two members of the NATO military alliance, Greece and Turkey, to the brink of…
By Larisa Epatko
An Egyptian man who hijacked a passenger airplane and forced it to land in Cyprus gave himself up to authorities Tuesday after holding seven people on board for several hours.
Inside the Desperate Attempts to Get Cyprus Out of Financial Chaos…
Under crippling financial strains and with bankruptcy on the horizon, Cyprus agreed to a bailout from its eurozone partners. Margaret Warner reports on the bailout deal totaling $13 billion, as well as the mixed reactions from neighboring countries.
By Laurence Kotlikoff
Customers queue to withdraw cash from an automated teller machine (ATM) outside a Cyprus Popular Bank Pcl, also known as Laiki Bank on Thursday, March 21. The European Central Bank said it may cut Cypriot banks off from emergency funds…
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