Military history of Cyprus

Archbishop of America: 'Cypriots can achieve peace on their own'

In a message ahead of the 45th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus on July 20, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America said it was within the power of Cypriots themselves to achieve peace for the divided island.

"Violence only bears violence and it is the duty of the powers and states located beyond the seas of Cyprus to negotiate with her and not intervene," he said.

Ignoring EU sanctions, Ankara sends fourth ship to Eastern Mediterranean

Blatantly defying EU warnings and sanctions decided on 16 July over its decision to pursue gas and oil drilling in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone , Ankara has decided to send a fourth ship to the region.

Cyprus: No to Akinci's proposal for co-management of hydrocarbons deposits