Cyprus Heads to the Polls in Presidential Runoff

Cypriots go to the polls for the presidential runoff on Sunday to chose between between incumbent President Nicos Anastasiades and communist-backed independent Stavros Malas .

Anastasiades garnered 35.5 percent on the first round with Melas trailing behind with 30.2 percent.

Together the two second-round opponents secured close to 66 per cent of the vote against around 33 per cent won by the other three candidates, all opponents of a bizonal, bicommunal federation.

Polling stations opened at 0500 GMT with exit polls giving a first snapshot of voting when they close at...


Cyprus Heads to the Polls in Presidential Runoff


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