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Cypriot President Suspends Peace Talks

AP - Cyprus' President on Tuesday suspended talks on reunifying the ethnically divided island in response to Turkish plans to search for oil and gas in waters where the Cypriot government has already licensed companies to drill. Cypriot government spokesman...

Davutoglu Visits Occupied Cyprus Ahead of Talks

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visited the northern, occupied sector of Cyprus on Tuesday, ahead of a dinner between the Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot leaders in the evening, and on the eve of the launch of talks under the UN’s new Special Envoy Espen...

Ban Stresses Need for Cyprus Settlement in Meeting with New UN Envoy

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed the importance of reaching a lasting settlement in Cyprus as the new United Nations envoy on this issue prepares to meet with the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities tomorrow. During a...

UNSG's New Special Adviser to Visit Cyprus

The new Special Adviser to the Secretary General on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide will make his first visit to Cyprus between 5 and 8 September 2014, the SG`s Good Offices Mission in Cyprus on announced Friday. According to the press...

Turkey's Military Occupation in Cyprus

July and August in Cyprus always bring a volley of celebrations for some; commiserations and condemnations for others! This has been going on for the past forty years with little chance of changing the status quo. As time goes by,...

Cyprus Peace Talks Freeze for Summer

Peace talks on the Cyprus problem stopped yesterday for the summer, with the two sides failing to agree on the convergences achieved so far, the methodology to be followed in the next phase of the talks and on a...

First Greek Funeral in Occupied Cyprus

The funeral of Yiannakis Liasis took place yesterday in the Turkish occupied church of Ayia Triada Gialousas, in the Karpas peninsula of northern Cyprus. This was the first time a Greek-Cypriot missing person was allowed to be buried in...

Turkey Tells EU Cyprus "Defunct" State

After previously saying Cyprus doesn't exist as a country, an official document submitted by Turkey to the European Union - which it wants to join - has referred to the Republic of Cyprus as a “defunct” state, according to...

Cypriot Leaders Agree to Finish Current Phase of Talks Soon

Today, Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu, agreed to finalize their current UN-sanctioned negotiations for a collaborative Cyprus solution, as early as possible. President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu met at the...

Anastasiades: Thanks for Greek-American Help

President Nicos Anastasiades has expressed his gratitude to the leaders of the Greek-American community in the US for their contribution to the historic visit of the US Vice President Joe Biden to Cyprus, according to the Cyprus News Agency. CNA...