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EU partners promise to support Cyprus in wake of migration surge

President Nicos Anastasiades has received a promise of support from Cyprus’ EU partners after he issued a plea over the pressure the island was coming under from an upsurge in the number of asylum seekers, the presidential palace said on…

Cyprus and Egypt said to be close to inking gas deal

Cyprus and Egypt are reportedly poised – perhaps even this week – to conclude an interstate gas export-import agreement. Energy minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis will be signing the deal with his Egyptian counterpart Tarek El-Molla.

President Anastasiades in Athens on Monday

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades will be in Athens on Monday to meet with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras ahead of their meetings on the sidelines of UN's General Assembly in New York.

Cyprus settlement within reach, says UK

Britain said on Wednesday that with political will, a Cyprus settlement remained within reach. Tweeting after a meeting with UN envoy Jane Holl Lute, Britain’s Minster for Europe Sir Alan Duncan said that both he and the British Foreign…