South Cyprus marks 45 years since the coup d’état

Today, July 15, marks 45 years since the 1974 coup d`etat which led to the division of Cyprus. The Greek military junta, then ruling Greece, toppled the democratically...

Turkey rebuffs calls to back off Cyprus gas hunt

Turkey has denied claims it is acting illegally by drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu saying on 14 July his country would...

“Here’s what I think”: The Cyprus Problem and “any day now”

Having this column scheduled to be every Monday was always going to create an enormous elephant in the room if one of Cyprus’ “anniversaries” ever happened on...

Turkey rejects Greek, EU claims that drilling off Cyprus illegitimate

Turkey said on Wednesday it rejected Greek and European Union assertions that Turkish drilling for gas and oil off Cyprus was illegitimate, and said they showed the...

Turkey calls Greece the spoiled child of Europe over gas drilling dispute

The Turkish government on Wednesday described Greece as Europe’s spoiled child and Cyprus as its hellion, adding that the duo had destabilized the Eastern Mediterranean for years. On...

Will U.S. bill create new order in Eastern Mediterranean?

A bipartisan bill in U.S. Congress that would shift the U.S.’ primary alliance in the Eastern Mediterranean from Ankara to Athens took a key step toward adoption...

Golden Dawn in Greece says will seek recount

The extreme right Golden Dawn party says it plans to request a nationwide ballot recount after it narrowly failed to reach the 3 percent threshold of votes...

Mitsotakis sworn in as PM amid east Med tensions

Conservative politician Kyriakos Mitsotakis was sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister on Monday after storming to victory on a pledge to create jobs and lure investment...

Far-right soundly defeated in Greek elections

Golden Dawn, the neo-Nazi, anti-immigrant party that had shocked Greek politics by evolving from a marginal group into Greece’s third-largest party during the country’s economic crisis, was...

Here’s what I think: Greece’s new government

Greece was at the polls yesterday, having had snap legislative elections called after a surprising result in the European Elections in May. A surge in support for...
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