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Roman-era shipwreck found off Cyprus east coast

Cyprus’ Antiquities Department says the first undisturbed wreck of an ancient Roman-era ship has been discovered at the bottom of the sea off the east Mediterranean island nation’s east coast.

The military draft is making a comeback in Europe

For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a …

UPDATED: Wed., July 18, 2018

19 dead, 25 missing as migrant boat capsizes north of Cyprus

Nineteen people drowned when a boat loaded with as many as 150 people who were thought to be migrants capsized off the northern coast of Cyprus, a Turkish Cypriot official …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 4, 2018

Cyprus president re-elected, defeats same opponent again

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades vowed to push on with attempts to reunify the ethnically divided island nation and to improve the economic fortunes of its people after he was re-elected …

Cyprus president set to face leftist independent in runoff

The president of Cyprus appeared headed for a runoff election with a left-wing independent candidate after a first-round vote Sunday in which no candidate was likely to receive an outright …

Route 66 brewery sued by European company over name

A New Mexico brewery that uses the Route 66 in its name faces a lawsuit from a European company that says it owns the beer sales and marketing trademark for …

Cyprus: Big EU members should accept more migrants

NICOSIA, Cyprus – Large European Union countries should do their fair share and accept more migrants from overburdened members that are the typical entry points into Europe, Cyprus’ interior ministry …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017

305 Syrian migrants reach Cyprus; 313 are stopped in Turkey

Cyprus police arrested a 36-year-old man Sunday for allegedly driving one of two boats that brought 305 Syrian refugees to the Mediterranean island’s northwestern coast.

EWU professor digs up ancient history in Cyprus

It helps to record a conversation with Georgia Bonny Bazemore so you can listen to it later with the benefit of Google. Because you may have forgotten that Adonis was …