Happy 54th Independence day to Cyprus – Independence from the United Kingdom on August 16, 1960, but Cyprus Independence Day is commonly celebrated on October 1.
Cyprus i/ˈsaɪprəs/ (Greek: Κύπρος [ˈcipɾos]; Turkish: Kıbrıs [ˈkɯbɾɯs]), officially the Republic of Cyprus (Greek: Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία [cipɾiaˈci ðimokɾaˈti.a]; Turkish: Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti [ˈkɯbɾɯs d͡ʒumhuɾijeˈti]), is an island country in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Cyprus is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean, and a member state of the European Union. It is […]Read More →
Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos. Photograph: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images Greece’s Minister of Foreign Affairs is expected to visit Egypt in September to discuss relations between the two countries. Greece is set to assume the presidency of the European Union in 2014. Evangelos Venizelos, who is also currently the deputy Prime Minister of Greece, was invited […]Read More →