What Has the United States Ever Done for Greece?
What has the United States ever done for Greece? In a country where anti-Americanism was rife until recently, the question brought heated debates. It still does. Although relations between the two countries are seemingly currently at their friendliest since the...
Greece – Turkey Conflicts in Modern History
Greece and Turkey have been engaged in several conflicts in recent history due to their complex and mostly hostile relationship. Since the establishment of the modern Greek state in the 19th century, the neighbouring countries have fought on two occasions....
Kissinger Should Apologize to Greece and Cyprus “for Serving Turkish Imperialism”
Henry Kissinger should apologize to Greece and Cyprus for serving Turkish imperialism says Michael Rubin, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) writing in the Washington Examiner. Rubin, who has previously worked at the Pentagon, says that Turkey...
Turkish Cypriot Leader Slams Sen. Menendez for Cyprus Remarks
Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar condemned Senator Bob Menendez' remarks on Monday when he was given the Grand Collar of the Order of Makarios III, Cyprus' highest civilian award, in Nicosia. Ersin Tatar, the leader of the occupied northern part of...
Erdogan Stirs Tensions Before Occupied Cyprus Visit
Erdogan stirred tensions on Monday, a week before his trip to Cyprus on July 20, the anniversary of the invasion of the island in 1974.
President Anastasiades Welcomes New Cyprus Peace Talks
Cypriot President Nikos Anastasiades on Thursday hailed the United Nations bid to resume peace talks over his divided island.
Kennedy Avenue in Varosha Renamed to Honor Turkish Invasion General
In another shocking move by Turkey and the Turkish-backed regime in occupied northern Cyprus, the street in the occupied town of Varosha which had been named after American President John F. Kennedy has now been renamed Semih Sancar Avenue. Coming...
Unending Tragedy: Missing Person from Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Identified
Fourty-four years after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, the human toll of this tragedy continues to mount. The remains of one person missing since the invasion were located on Thursday during excavations in the occupied village of Agios Ermolaos. A...
Turkey's Foreign Ministry Says 1974 Invasion of Cyprus Was A 'Peace Operation'
In a response to the joint declaration issued by Greece, Egypt, and Cyprus, for Turkey to respect Cyprus maritime rights in the Mediterranean the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs published a press release. In the release, the Ministry says that the...
Looted Cyprus Mosaics Discovered
Priceless mosaics looted from a church in Cyprus and missing for decades have been found, according to a foundation which campaigns against art theft. A mosaic of St Mark and fragment of another depicting Christ were originally part of artwork...