Cyprus

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Cyprus unity in fight against wildfires hailed as ‘very positive’
With relations between island’s two communities at a low, assistance from Greek Cypriots has been welcomed

Helena Smith in Athens

27, Jun, 2022 @5:17 PM

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Trial of British man who killed terminally ill wife delayed in Cyprus
David Hunter charged with murder, but lawyers argue charge should be assisting a suicide

Helena Smith

16, Jun, 2022 @3:03 PM

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Deal allows Cyprus to develop land in British sovereign base areas
‘Historic agreement’ is said to enable Cypriots to sell or develop properties in the post-colonial military zones

Helena Smith in Athens

09, May, 2022 @4:57 PM

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Tortured to death: the 14 Cypriot men killed by British in 50s uprising
Book reveals fate of EOKA guerrilla fighters at the hands of the army during the dying days of empire on the Mediterranean island

Mark Townsend

07, May, 2022 @12:26 PM

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Briton who killed terminally ill wife faces murder trial in Cyprus
David Hunter is to go to court this week, after his lawyers’ request that the charge be changed to assisted suicide was refused

Helena Smith in Tremithousa

17, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Cyprus: displaced Ukrainians adjust to life on Russia-friendly island
Once known as a refuge for wealthy Russians, the tiny state has taken in more than 3,000 Ukrainians since the start of Putin’s invasion

Helena Smith in Limassol

23, Mar, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Cypriot police urged to reinvestigate gang rape of British woman
Student found to not have had a fair trial two years after being wrongly convicted for making up allegation

Helena Smith

01, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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UK woman accused of making up Cyprus gang-rape claims has conviction quashed
Cypriot supreme court throws out case, acknowledging 21-year-old was not given fair trial two years ago

Helena Smith

31, Jan, 2022 @3:33 PM

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Rising anger with Turkey drives calls for reunification in crisis-hit northern Cyprus
With the economy in freefall and allegations of political interference, people have taken to the streets to advocate for federal future

Helena Smith in North Nicosia

09, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Pope Francis criticises Europe’s divided response to migration crisis
Pontiff uses visit to Greece to highlight plight of migrants and refugees, and voice concern over threat to democracy

Helena Smith in Athens

04, Dec, 2021 @8:04 PM

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Pope arrives in Cyprus after pledge to relocate 50 refugees to Italy
Pontiff’s visit comes as island struggles to cope with unprecedented influx of people

Helena Smith in Athens

02, Dec, 2021 @4:09 PM

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Man arrested over alleged kidnap of boy who survived Italy cable car crash
Gabriel Abutbul Alon accused of helping remove Eitan Biran, six, from Italy during bitter custody battle

Angela Giuffrida in Rome

26, Nov, 2021 @11:26 AM

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