German chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades, as European Council president Donald Tusk and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker point to her seat during the European People’s Party congress in Madrid, on Thursday. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades has received assurances from EU leaders that Turkey would be expected to meet commitments to the bloc and adhere (...)

A man rides a motorcycle through the gates at Akrotiri RAF air base near Limassol, Cyprus, yesterday. Photograph: Pavlos Vrionides/AP

Warplanes and troop transport aircraft have reportedly arrived at Britain’s military base at Akrotiri in Cyprus following western threats of action ag(...)

A crowd waits for a branch of Cyprus Bank to open in Nicosia. Photogaph: Angelos Tzortzinis/The New York Times

Angry Cypriots queued to withdraw money yesterday as banks reopened for the first time in nearly two weeks under a regime of strict capital con(...)