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Four People Found Dead After Forest Fires Blaze Through Cyprus

At least four people have died after forest fires raged through Cyprus, razing large swathes of land around the cities of Larnaka and Limassol on Saturday. An estimated 55 square km, or over 13,000 acres, of land, as well as...

Trailer Released for Film “74” Portraying Cyprus Invasion (Video)

Paul Lambis, an award-winning Greek Cypriot screenwriter, author, and director, is creating a full-length feature film about his Turkish invasion of Cyprus called “74.” Its first, unofficial teaser trailer has now been released, preparing its audience for the wrenching moments...

Restoration Phase A of Apostle Andreas Monastery Near Completion

The monastery of Apostle Andreas, in the Turkish occupied Karpass peninsula, will be delivered to the pilgrims next month. Greek-Cypriot co-chairman of the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage, Takis Hadzidemetriou told CNA last Monday that the first phase of the...

President Anastasiades Says he 'Gave a Clear Picture' at the National Council Meeting

President Nicos Anastasiades has said that he gave a clear picture about the negotiations, during the three-hour meeting of the National Council. Asked after the three-hour meeting of the National Council on Wednesday whether he has given reassurances to the political...

The EU and Turkey Have Common Interest in Resolving the Cyprus Issue, Mogherini Says

The European Union and Turkey have a common interest in seeing the Cyprus issue solved, EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini has said. She also pointed out that there is a window of more than...

Morphou Residents Demanding to Return to Turkish Occupied Town

The Mayor of the Turkish occupied town of Morphou, members of the Municipal Council, leaders and representatives of political parties and other associations of the occupied town have reiterated their determination to continue their struggle for the reunification of...

Cyprus Foreign Ministry Urges Turkish Government to Cooperate Concerning Missing Persons Issue

The Cyprus Foreign Ministry is urging the Turkish government to cooperate for the resolution of the missing persons issue, including granting the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) all information and data that from the Turkish military archives. Turkish-Cypriot “Afrika” reported...

The Remains of 15 Greek Soldiers have been Identified in Cyprus

Photis Photiou, the Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas Cypriots had announced that the remains of 15 Greeks of the NORATLAS aircraft have been identified. The bodies of the soldiers had been buried in the UN-controlled buffer zone near the...

US Secretary of State Kerry: Cyprus Problem Begging for Solution

US Secretary of State John Kerry said yesterday that the Cyprus problem is begging for an international solution and progress in United Nations-backed peace talks. Speaking before a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu at the State Department, the US official...

President Anastasiades Calls For Unity Ahead of Cyprus Problem Talks

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades called for unity today in order to achieve the necessary conditions for a peaceful settlement of the long-standing Cyprus problem. In the occasion of the 48th anniversary of the April 21,...