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British Minister of State's Comments Outrage Cyprus

The position expressed by the British Minister of State, Baroness Joyce Anelay, regarding measures that should be taken in order to lessen the so-called "isolation" of the Turkish-Cypriot community, has caused the fierce reaction of Cypriot Parliament President Yiannakis...

Cypriot Parliament President: We Need to Begin a Campaign to Annul Turkish Plans

The President of the Cypriot House of Representatives, Yiannakis Omirou, has denounced statements of Turkish President Recep Tayip Erdogan earlier today on the Cyprus problem and the hydrocarbons reserves in the island's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). At the same...

French Oil Company 'Total' to Quit Energy Search in Cyprus' EEZ

French oil company "Total" is quitting the energy search in Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) after coming to a dead end, as no evidence indicating the existence of natural gas reserves was discovered in blocks 10 and 11. According...

Cypriot President Anastasiades to Meet With German Chancellor Merkel on February 15

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, had a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, briefing her on the latest developments regarding the Cyprus problem, was announced in a written statement earlier today. On her behalf, the...

Cypriot President: No to Dialogue as Long as Turkey Violates Cyprus' Sovereignty

Cyprus’ President Nicos Anastasiades has ruled out his country’s participation in talks with the Turkish-Cypriot side as long as the Republic of Cyprus is subjected to the violation of its sovereignty rights. Furthermore, the Cypriot President also underlined that...

Cyprus to Assess Situation as Turkish NAVTEX About to Expire

The Cypriot government is expected to assess the situation as it evolves until December 30, the date on which the Turkish NAVTEX (Navigational Telex) will expire. Turkey’s NAVTEX, issued on October 3, reserved a large swathe inside Cyprus’ Exclusive...

Turkish President Announces Gas Drills Off Cyprus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stated on Wednesday that Turkey can build its own platform and drill for gas off Cyprus' waters. The statement was made during the reception for the 60th anniversary of the Turkish Petroleum Corporation. Erdogan said...

Endangered Cypriot Community

The Republic of Cyprus is entering into an unpredictable phase in its troublesome history. If the economic crisis was not bad enough, it is also facing constant provocation by Turkey while the bi-communal negotiations have come to a dead-end...

Turkish Foreign Minister: 'Barbaros' Will Continue Mission

Turkish Foreign Minister Melvut Cavusoglu said that Turkish vessel "Barbaros" will continue its seismic research inside Cyprus' Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), despite protests from the Cypriot side. The Turkish Minister spoke to Greek newspaper "Kathimerini," ahead of the Greek-Turkish High Level Cooperation...

Turkish PM Davutoglu in Athens Amid Heavy Security Measures

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu arrived in Athens a few minutes after 3:30 pm accompanied by nine of his cabinet's Ministers, in order to participate in the 3rd Greek-Turkish High Level Cooperation Council, to be held over two days...