"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Church bells were used in the middle of the night to rouse 800 Cypriots to protest against an operation by the British military.
United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon has promised to lend his support to rival Cypriot leaders as they engage in complex talks aimed at reunifying the divided island…
This is the bird’s eye view of a beach mural of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite.
A rare Roman era mosaic has been discovered in Cyprus during excavations in the coastal city of Larnaca.
Greece, Britain and Israel have sent planes and helicopters to Cyprus to help fight one of the biggest forest fires to hit the island in years.
It has been four decades since Cyprus was divided in 1974 after the Turkish invasion in the island causing thousands of residents to abandon their
Greek Cypriots will no longer require visas to visit Turkey under a new deal agreed between the EU and Ankara. The move is be part of a wider
Cyprus has kicked off the working week standing on its own two feet. Its EU bailout has officially finished, as it bounces back from financial
The Egyptian suspect of the EgyptAir plane hijack has been remanded in custody for a further eight days at least. A court in Larnaca, Cyprus, ordered
Passengers and crew have arrived safely in Egypt after their plane was hijacked. Authorities say a man using a fake suicide belt forced the EgyptAir
The hijack of EgyptAir Flight MS181 on Tuesday after its take-off from Alexandria may have ended safely. But security questions raised are likely to
Passengers and crew are safe and an alleged plane hijacker was arrested on Tuesday after an hours-long hostage drama in Cyprus. A domestic EgyptAir
The hijacker has turned himself over to police with no apparent injuries to any of the hostages
A man thought to be strapped with explosives hijacked an EgyptAir plane on a flight between Alexandria and Cairo on Tuesday. The aircraft was forced
Cyprus will veto a planned EU-Turkey deal on refugees unless Ankara recognises the country’s Greek Cypriot government, President Nicos Anastasiades
Cyprus said on Tuesday it won’t back any acceleration of negotiations for Turkey’s EU membership, jeopardising an accord between the EU and Ankara
A Cypriot art project highlighting the plight of immigrants crossing the Mediterranean has claimed first prize in an international competition.
Nothing is agreed, until everything is agreed
Bilateral agreements were signed in Tel Aviv between the Israeli and Greek prime ministers before they travelled to Cyprus
For the first time in decades, Greek Cypriots celebrated Epiphany on the northern side of ethnically-split Cyprus on Wednesday, as momentum builds