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The earthquake struck off the Greek island of Karpathos early on Tuesday. Photograph: iStock

An earthquake struck off the Greek island of Karpathos early on Tuesday, shaking towns and cities across the eastern Mediterranean, witnesses and medi(...)

 Activists  demonstrate outside the supreme court in Cyprus to support a British woman who was convicted of falsely claiming to have been gang raped. Photograph: Katia Christodoulou/EPA

A British woman found guilty of fabricating a gang-rape claim while holidaying in the Cypriot resort of Ayia Napa, has launched an attempt to clear he(...)

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a speech following a parade in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, on Tuesday. Photograph: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP via Getty Images

During Tuesday’s military parade to mark the 47th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar announced(...)

Trees burn in a forest on the slopes of the Throodos mountain chain, as a giant fire rages on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Search crews have discovered four charred bodies outside a fire-swept mountain village on Cyprus in what a minister called the “most destructive” blaz(...)

Turkish-Cypriot demonstrators   rally in the capital Nicosia calling for a federal solution to the Mediterranean island’s problems. Photograph: Birol Bebek/AFP/Getty

Three days of informal talks open on Tuesday in Geneva to sound out Greek and Turkish Cypriots on fresh negotiations to end the decades-old division o(...)

Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci: Liberal, secular Turkish Cypriots resent Ankara’s interference in their affairs. Photograph: Birol Bebek

The fate of UN-brokered negotiations to reunite divided Cyprus could be decided when Turkish Cypriots return to the polls to elect a new president on (...)

A view of deserted buildings of the tourist area of Varosha, in the fenced off area of Famagusta, in the Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus. Photograph: Birol Bebek/AFP via Getty

The government of Cyprus has strongly condemned the Turkish-Cypriot decision to reopen the public beach of the abandoned Greek-Cypriot resort and resi(...)

Tara Rafferty and her two sons Shea (8) and Eoin (11) at Nea Pafos on the day it reopened

Our family was at the airport for a flight to Cyprus when the first case of coronavirus hit Ireland. Was it irresponsible to fly? Possibly, but if you(...)

Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades: ‘We acknowledge human suffering. But at the same time, we must take measures against efforts to alter the demographic character of our country.’ Photograph: Ludovic Marin/AFP via Getty Images

Migrants coming to Cyprus from Turkey, and the coronavirus, are creating friction between the Cyprus republic and the Turkish-Cypriot north. The flow(...)

A British teenager convicted of falsely accusing a group of Israelis of gang-rape at the Famagusta district court in Cyprus on Tuesday. Photograph: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP via Getty Images)

The Cypriot authorities will continue to face pressure to rectify an injustice due to the four-month suspended sentence delivered on Tuesday in the ca(...)

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