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Cyprus: Island country in the Eastern Mediterranean
Cyprus, officially called the Republic of Cyprus, is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean. It is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean, and is located north of Egypt; northwest of Lebanon, Palestine, and Israel; west of Syria; southeast of Greece; and south of Turkey.

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Pink flamingos touch down in Cyprus salt lake [Video]

Pink flamingos touch down in Cyprus salt lake

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 00:52Published

Air bridges: Cyprus and Lithuania added to England's quarantine list [Video]

Air bridges: Cyprus and Lithuania added to England's quarantine list

Cyprus and Lithuania have been removed from the Government’s list of travelcorridors, meaning travellers arriving in the UK from those places after 4amon Sunday must self-isolate for 14 days,..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:30Published
Divided Cyprus eyes impact of Turkey's man winning northern vote [Video]

Divided Cyprus eyes impact of Turkey's man winning northern vote

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 03:17Published
Second Cyprus politician quits in wake of passport scheme scandal [Video]

Second Cyprus politician quits in wake of passport scheme scandal

Demetris Syllouris was one of the two politicians implicated in Al Jazeera’s investigation into a passports-for-sale scheme.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:33Published
Calls growing for EU sanctions against Turkey over actions in Eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus [Video]

Calls growing for EU sanctions against Turkey over actions in Eastern Mediterranean and Cyprus

The threat of sanctions is looming over Turkey, as calls grow within the EU for the country to face measures for its increasingly aggressive actions in the East Mediterranean and Northern Cyprus.View..

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:42Published
Cyprus cancels controversial 'golden passport' programme [Video]

Cyprus cancels controversial 'golden passport' programme

The lucrative scheme allowed wealthy non-Europeans to get an EU passport for a minimum of €2.15 million.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:19Published
Cyprus suspends citizenship through investment scheme [Video]

Cyprus suspends citizenship through investment scheme

The move comes after an Al Jazeera investigation showed that politicians were willing to help criminals acquire passports.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:51Published
Cyprus abolishes citizenship through investment programme [Video]

Cyprus abolishes citizenship through investment programme

The move comes after an Al Jazeera investigation showed that politicians were willing to help criminals acquire passports.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:15Published
Cyprus officials caught helping criminals get EU citizenship [Video]

Cyprus officials caught helping criminals get EU citizenship

Undercover Al Jazeera investigation exposes high-ranking officials in Cyprus express a willingness to help convicted criminals obtain EU citizenship.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 07:54Published
Presidential election polls close in Northern Cyprus [Video]

Presidential election polls close in Northern Cyprus

Incumbent President Mustafa Akinci, who supports the reunification of Cyprus, is going against a nationalist who is backed by Turkey.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published
Reopening occupied Cypriot ghost town complicates island's reunification, says EU's Borrell [Video]

Reopening occupied Cypriot ghost town complicates island's reunification, says EU's Borrell

Varosha, which used to be a tourist hotspot, has been fenced off and abandoned since Turkey invaded northern Cyprus after a Greek-inspired coup in 1974.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:13Published
Cyprus 'ghost town' to reopen after four decades [Video]

Cyprus 'ghost town' to reopen after four decades

Northern Cyprus said on Thursday (October 6) it will reopen the beach area of the abandoned town of Varosha, in an announcement that is likely to stoke tensions with Greek Cypriots and conjures..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:58Published

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