Friday, 5 June , 2020

Cyprus

Drought in eastern Mediterranean worst of past 900 years

A new NASA study finds that the recent drought that began in 1998 in the eastern Mediterranean Levant region, which comprises Cyprus, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria and Turkey, is likely the worst drought of the past nine centuries. Scientists reconstructed the Mediterranean’s drought history by studying tree rings as part of

Russia warns West over Cyprus

Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Maria Zakharova, said that Western partners’ persistent attempts to speed up negotiations on Cyprus issue and push for a solution at all costs are unacceptable

Will Turkey be expelled from NATO?

Many analysts believe Turkey and NATO are on a collision course. One end of their argument hinges on the belief — apparently shared to an extent by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish government — that the United States and NATO played a role in the unsuccessful coup attempt July 15.

Cyprus rebels against anti-Russian sanctions

On 7th July, following the example of the French National Assembly and Senate and four regional parliaments in Italy, the Cyprus Parliament passed a resolution calling on the government to work toward ending EU sanctions on Russia. The resolution was passed with 33 votes in favour. The 17 MPs of the ruling right-wing party DISY who were present abstained.

Brexit “viewed differently”

Within the next few days (on June 23. 2016) the Britons are summoned to decide on their stay in the European Union (E.U.) within the framework, besides, of the constant "reservations" the United Kingdom adopts as a standing policy on European issues

Cyprus officials in Stealth talks with Victoria Nuland on Turkish Troop...

By John Helmer, Moscow Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is holding secret negotiations this week with Victoria Nuland (lead image, right), the US State Department official...

Cyprus sidelined as Brussels scrambles to save Turkey migrant deal

Turkey migrant deal. The European Commission has put new pressure on Cyprus in a bid to meet Turkish demands for quicker integration into the Brussels...

Towards “regime change” in Cyprus?

By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos It is usual in European politics those years, for people to vote one thing and their leaders to do another. This is...

Nuland Instructs Cyprus To Cut Russian Ties and Accept Turkish Troops

To keep Russia out, Nuland wants President Anastasiades to accept Turkish forces in Cyprus under the NATO flag By John Helmer, Moscow The US is intensifying...

Greece, Cyprus, Sanders and Dignity

by Dimitris Konstantakopoulos We wrote about it again and again. Giorgos Mitralias has written about it before us in “contra-xreos.gr” and Giorgos Charvalias in the...