2 days ago
Cyprus has eliminated limits on money transfers and withdrawals for international clients of another eight foreign banks doing business in the debt-laden country.
4 days ago
And with Cyprus reeling from war and internal strife in 1974, the year the U.S. Ambassador to Cyprus Rodger P. Davies assassinated, the rock was never presented to the tiny country.
9 days ago
In 2009, Cyprus seized about 85 containers of gunpowder and some nitroglycerine from a Cypriot-flagged ship suspected of transporting it from Iran to Palestinian militants in Gaza via Syria.
19 days ago
Second-largest lender Laiki - which was worst affected by its exposure to toxic Greek debt and loans - is being wound down and folded into the bigger Bank of Cyprus.
61 days ago
Asian stock markets rose Tuesday, shaking off jitters sparked by a plan to give bank deposits in Cyprus a haircut to help fund the European country's bailout.
62 days ago
As part of a national bailout, Cyprus agreed to demands from its European partners that up to 10 percent of people's savings be seized from banks in the small Mediterranean island nation.
62 days ago
Asian stock markets and the euro fell Monday as a plan to fund a bailout for Cyprus by taxing its bank deposits raised worries it could spark an exodus of capital from fragile European economies.
73 days ago
Cyprus is an EU member and if Yaacoub is convicted, it could raise pressure on the EU to change its stance toward Hezbollah.
81 days ago
Cyprus needs as much as (EURO)17 billion ($22.3 billion) to stave off bankruptcy after its banks lost billions on bad Greek debt.
84 days ago
"Barroso said he spoke to Anastasiades "and I have assured him that he can count on the continued commitment of the European Commission to assist Cyprus to overcome the challenges it faces.
85 days ago
Battered by a debt crisis, a leadership vacuum and facing near-empty coffers, Cyprus is holding a presidential runoff Sunday, a vote that conservative Nicos Anastasiades is expected to win handily.
88 days ago
Lawyer Antonis Georgiades noted that Yaacoub, who is Swedish and Lebanese, told a Cyprus court that he came to this country on business with no plan to harm anyone.
91 days ago
Cyprus was split into an internationally recognized Greek Cypriot south and a breakaway Turkish Cypriot north in 1974 when Turkish invaded after a coup by supporters of union with Greece.
93 days ago
Malas is a relative political newcomer who has carefully avoided being cast as heir to Christofias, who recently claimed that Cyprus was being persecuted by other eurozone countries.
93 days ago
On the economy, Anastasiades aims to use his ties with European Union leaders to convince potential creditors that Cyprus will repay any loan it receives by following through with painful reforms.
100 days ago
Cyprus supported the Palestinians' successful bid last year in the United Nations General Assembly to elevate their status from U.N. observer to nonmember observer state.
108 days ago
"We're concerned that in light of the economic crisis, there are signs of increased poaching and illegal trapping of ambelopoulia," said Cyprus Game and Fauna Service Director Pantelis Hadjiyerou.
110 days ago
Cyprus has already received a low interest, (EURO)2.5 billion ($3.36 billion) loan from long-time ally Russia to keep it afloat and has asked for a five-year repayment extension.
114 days ago
The agency cut its rating on Cyprus to B from BB- and warned of more possible downgrades as it predicted that the banks' recapitalization needs could be as high as (EURO)10 billion ($13.5 billion).
115 days ago
Cyprus has signed a deal with a consortium including Italy's ENI S.p.a and South Korea's Kogas to drill for natural gas off the country's southern coast.
116 days ago
Cyprus is trying to finalize an agreement with the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the IMF on a bailout to help rescue its banks, which lost billions on bad Greek debt.
118 days ago
The outgoing president of the eurozone finance ministers' meetings says Cyprus cannot receive a financial bailout before March.
137 days ago
Cyprus' president says he would refuse any request by international lenders to sell off state-owned companies as part of a finalized agreement to bail out the crisis-hit country.
153 days ago
Patsalides told the Parliamentary Finance Committee on Monday that without the loan, Cyprus' credit rating would be cut to the 'selective default' category.
156 days ago
Cyprus has cut salaries for state workers and a range of benefits - steps international lenders have demanded in exchange for a bailout.