- Cyprus president ready for peace talks after UN spat over Updated: May-27-16 7:58 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Talks to reunify the ethnically divided island of Cyprus appear to be back on track after its president said he's ready to pick up where things left off following a halt after a perceived attempt to diplomatically upgrade the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriot north.
- Last call for owners to claim cars left in 1974 Cyprus war Updated: May-26-16 1:36 pm
EPISKOPI, Cyprus - It's last call for the owner to reclaim a late 1950s Dodge Coronet, shades of sky-blue paint still visible on its tailfins, that's been rusting on a British military base for over four decades.
- UN decries church worship limit in Cyprus' breakaway north Updated: May-26-16 9:58 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - A U.N. envoy has expressed "deep concern" over a newly-imposed limit on worship in Orthodox Christian churches inside ethnically divided Cyprus' breakaway Turkish Cypriot north.
- Lawyer for Egyptian hijacker says client "tortured" in past Updated: May-26-16 9:10 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - An Egyptian man who admitted hijacking an EgyptAir passenger jet and diverting it to Cyprus in March had been tortured by Egyptian authorities in the past, his lawyer said at an extradition hearing Thursday.
- Correction: Cyprus-Parliament-Elections story Updated: May-23-16 2:32 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus - In one version of a story May 22 about parliamentary elections in Cyprus, The Associated Press erroneously switched the descriptions of northern and southern Cyprus.
- With austerity light on taxes, Cyprus sees economy rebound Updated: May-20-16 1:07 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Less than two years ago, amid Cyprus' worst economic crisis in decades, a charity shop run by the Orthodox Church in the heart of medieval Nicosia was awash with jobless people looking for free food.
- 2 arrested after hundreds storm pitch in Cyprus Cup final Updated: May-19-16 11:42 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus police say two people aged 16 and 21 have been arrested after hundreds of fans stormed the pitch to celebrate Apollon Limassol winning the Cyprus Cup final.
- Palestinian men traveled through 8 countries to reach US Updated: May-15-16 11:56 am
FLORENCE, Arizona - Mounis Hammouda and Hisham Shaban were stranded in Honduras, penniless after being ripped off by a smuggler who was supposed to get them to Mexico so that they could arrive at their final destination, the United States.
- Cyprus finance minister: economy to grow 2.2 percent in 2016 Updated: May-13-16 9:14 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Cyprus' finance minister says the island nation's economy is expected to grow by 2.2 percent in 2016 after wrapping up a three-year, multibillion euro rescue program this year.
- APOEL earns 25th championship after 2-0 win over AEK Larnaca Updated: Apr-28-16 11:20 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus - APOEL Nicosia won its 25th Cypriot league title on Thursday after beating AEK Larnaca 2-0.