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Strangling Puerto Rico in Order to Save It

A congressional board’s remedy for Puerto Rico’s financial ills will only deepen the island’s impoverishment for decades.
Posted: August 17, 2017, 3:20 pm

In Sign of Progress for Greece, Investors Eagerly Snap Up New Bonds

Greek and European officials hailed Tuesday’s bond sale as a milestone for a troubled country that nearly exited the euro twice since the financial crisis erupted.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 8:59 pm

Greece Looks to Turn a Corner After Years of Economic Pain

The announcement that Athens would issue new bonds offered hope that one of Europe’s weakest economies might at last be weaning itself off international bailouts.
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:06 pm

9 Charged in Fatal Beating of American in Greece

Bakari Henderson, 22, was attacked Friday on the Greek island of Zakynthos in an area renowned for rowdy, alcohol-fueled antics of young tourists.
Posted: July 13, 2017, 12:49 am

Yanis Varoufakis: A New Deal for the 21st Century

The struggle between globalist elites and populist nationalists is a political dead end. There is another way.
Posted: July 6, 2017, 9:04 am

‘Like We Don’t Have Enough Problems’: Trash Piles Up in Athens

At the start of the peak tourist season, a strike has left the Greek capital choked with garbage. For a country desperate for income, the timing couldn’t be worse.
Posted: June 29, 2017, 5:28 pm

In Greece, China Finds an Ally Against Human Rights Criticism

At a meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council, the European Union sought to draw attention to abuses in China, only to be blocked by Greece, which is courting Chinese investment.
Posted: June 19, 2017, 11:48 pm

Greece’s Open Wound of Division

An attempt on the life of a former prime minister is shrugged off, even celebrated.
Posted: June 16, 2017, 3:47 pm

E.U. Reaches Debt Deal for Greece Worth 8.5 Billion Euros

The deal, reached by eurozone finance ministers, includes formal participation by the International Monetary Fund.
Posted: June 15, 2017, 9:29 pm

Greece Declares Emergency After Earthquake Hits Lesbos

The temblor on Monday killed a woman and injured 15 others, but no damage was reported at two refugee camps on the island.
Posted: June 13, 2017, 2:53 pm


World news about Cyprus. Breaking news and archival information about its people, politics and economy from The New York Times.

Manafort Was in Debt to Pro-Russia Interests, Cyprus Records Show

Business records from the secretive tax haven of Cyprus suggest that Paul J. Manafort owed millions to pro-Russia interests before joining Donald J. Trump’s campaign.
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:21 pm

Cyprus Reunification Talks, ‘Close, but Not Close Enough,’ Fail

The deal breaker for the ethnically split island nation was a disagreement of what would happen to the more than 35,000 Turkish troops in the north.
Posted: July 7, 2017, 7:04 pm

House’s Inquiry Into Russia Points a Congressman to Cyprus

Representative Mike Quigley of Illinois visited the island nation as part of intelligence committee’s investigation into Moscow’s involvement in the American election.
Posted: April 15, 2017, 1:03 am

Cyprus Fears Russian Meddling in Its Settlement Talks

Russia’s possible support for anti-establishment forces in Europe have Cypriots wondering whether it is determined to thwart a settlement between Greek and Turkish partisans.
Posted: February 5, 2017, 5:07 pm

Erdogan Says Turkish Troops Will Stay in Cyprus ‘Forever’

After peace talks among Turkey, Greece and Britain, the Turkish president said soldiers would not leave Cyprus unless Greek troops pulled out.
Posted: January 13, 2017, 10:35 pm

Erdogan Says Troops Will Be in Cyprus ‘Forever,’ Complicating Hopes of Reuniting

The Turkish leader, however, often takes a firmer line with domestic audiences than with foreign ones, and diplomats said they remained cautiously optimistic.
Posted: January 13, 2017, 7:00 pm

‘Symbol of Hope’: U.N. Chief Says Deal to End Cyprus Divide Could Be Near

At talks in Geneva, representatives of Britain, Greece and Turkey met with Cypriot leaders from both sides of the island nation, which has been divided since 1974.
Posted: January 12, 2017, 9:27 pm

As the E.U.’s Language Roster Swells, So Does the Burden

The European Union spends about $1 billion a year on services related to its 24 official languages. Some want to add Turkish — and perhaps drop English.
Posted: January 4, 2017, 2:11 pm

Cyprus Peace Talks End With Each Side Blaming the Other

Negotiations to end a decades-old division between Greek and Turkish Cypriots broke down Tuesday, and no date was set for a new round of talks.
Posted: November 23, 2016, 12:16 am

Cyprus: Why One of the World’s Most Intractable Conflicts Continues

The island nation has been divided since 1974 in a complex dispute. Leaders of both sides began five days of talks on Monday to resolve it.
Posted: November 8, 2016, 12:10 am


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