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Turkey’s Regime In Occupied Cyprus Removes Greek Signs Before Erdogan Visit

The occupying forces of Turkey in Cyprus removed recently Greek signs in the ghost town of Varosha in Famagusta, ahead of the visit of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan there next week. The provocative action took place in the beautiful...

Sea of Clothes Remains Abandoned 46 Years Later in Occupied Famagusta

The photos published in the Cypriot daily Politis on Saturday show the devastation caused to the ordinary lives of people of Varosha in Famagusta following the Turkish invasion and occupation of the island in 1974. Thousands of clothing items, mostly...

Cypriots Watch Helplessly as Turkey Colonizes Occupied Varosha

Hundreds of Cypriots, mostly refugees who fled the advancing Turkish Army in 1974, gathered on Thursday near Varosha, the once-cosmopolitan beach resort of Famagusta, to protest Erdogan's decision to open up the ghost town despite UN resolutions. The demonstration took...

EU, Russia Condemn Turkey's Illegal Opening of Varosha

Turkey's decision to open the beach at Varosha, the fenced-off southern quarter of the city of Famagusta in Turkish-occupied Cyprus, on Thursday has led to widespread condemnation around the globe. “This decision is a blatant violation of the UN Security...

Turkey to Open Cyprus' Occupied Town, Further Fueling East Med Tensions

Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot self-declared government announced on Tuesday that they will open the beach town of Varosha or Varosia on Cyprus, which has remained empty and abandoned since the illegal invasion of Cyprus by Turkey in 1974. Ersin...

Cypriot Ghost Town of Varosha to Reopen to Visitors Soon

The leader of occupied northern Cyprus announced on Friday that the once-glittering resort city of Varosha will soon be reopened in a bid to attract tourism and trade. Reuters is reporting that Ersin Tatar, the leader who has assumed the...