Middle East

The disputed gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean

The eastern Mediterranean sea has several large natural gas deposits. The fields could be worth billions of dollars.

The disputed gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean

Europe

Cyprus talks falter over nationalist commemoration row

Turkish Cypriot side rejects meeting after Greek Cypriot move to mark 1950 referendum for union with Greece at schools.

Cyprus talks falter over nationalist commemoration row

Politics

Cyprus: An island divided

For more than 40 years, Cyprus has been a divided island amid fruitless reunification talks.

Cyprus: An island divided

Politics

Cyprus talks stall over fate of Turkish troops

Greece urges Turkish troops to leave Cyprus, while Ankara insists full pull-out of its troops is "out of the question".

Cyprus talks stall over fate of Turkish troops

Politics

Cyprus deal 'close' but don't expect 'miracles': UN

UN chief hopes for a breakthrough but says major work remains on how to implement and guarantee a final settlement.

UN's Guterres: No 'quick fix' in talks to unite Cyprus

Europe

Talks 'on track' to reach a solution to Cyprus dispute

Maps on territorial claims are exchanged in Geneva, as UN chief travels there to attend peace talks.

Inside Story

Bid to reunite divided Cyprus?

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders hold talks to try to resolve a dispute that has frustrated diplomats for decades.

Europe

How a ghost town embodies the Cypriot divide

As political negotiations continue, one group is pushing to revitalise the long-abandoned district of Varosha.

How a ghost town embodies the Cypriot divide

Interactive

Perceptions of a Cypriot ghost town

Study of Greek and Turkish Cypriots reveals stark difference in how they view the deserted district of Varosha.

Perceptions of a Cypriot ghost town

Politics

Cyprus peace talks disrupted by protocol row

President Anastasiades calls off meeting with breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader over dinner invitation at UN summit.

Cyprus peace talks: Anastasiades upset by dinner invite

Middle East

EgyptAir hijacker to be extradited to Cairo

Mustafa, who forced diversion of plane from Alexandria to Larnaca, has been described as psychologically unstable.

EgyptAir hijacker Seif el-Din Mustafa to be extradited

Middle East

EgyptAir hijacker wanted to 'see wife and children'

The 59-year-old Egyptian, who surrendered after a five-hour standoff, had not "seen his family for 24 years".

EgyptAir hijacker wanted to 'see wife and children'

Cyprus

EgyptAir hostage reveals onboard hijacking ordeal

Passengers and crew members of hijacked EgyptAir flight reach Cairo from Cyprus, as motive of hijacker remains unclear.

Egypt

EgyptAir hijacking ends

Hostage drama ends after EgyptAir jet is diverted to Cyprus with man wearing a suicide belt that turned out to be fake.

Egypt

Egyptians 'wish' they were on hijacked EgyptAir flight

Social media users in Egypt express passenger envy after commandeered domestic flight lands in Cyprus.

Egyptians 'wish' they were on hijacked EgyptAir flight