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EU Rejects Observer State Status for Turkish-Cypriots

In a head-spinning turn of events, the EU has just rejected an Observer State Status of Turkish Cypriots in Turkic States Body. The breaking news came just one day after Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu announced  that occupied Northern Cyprus...

Learning the Greek Cypriot Dialect With Online Tutor

Greek Cypriot is the dialect spoken by Cypriots living in Cyprus and abroad. It is estimated that the Greek Cypriot dialect is spoken by more than seven hundred thousand people in Cyprus and several hundred thousand abroad. Even though it...

Greek Cypriot Farmer Threatened by Turkish Soldiers in Buffer Zone

Armed Turkish soldiers caught on video harassing a Greek Cypriot farmer in the village of Denia in the buffer zone were reportedly under investigation on Monday by the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP). Christakis Panayiotou, a community leader,...

Cyprus Remembers Brutal Murder of Tassos Isaac by Turkish Nationalists

August 11 marks 25 years since the brutal murder of the Greek Cypriot demonstrator Tassos Isaac inside the United Nations Buffer Zone in 1996.

Identifying the Remains of the Missing After the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus

Over 2,000 people in Cyprus were reported missing after the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974, when troops illegally invaded the island.

British Cypriot Nick Candy Potential Buyer of Chelsea Club

Billionaire Nick Candy recently expressed his interest in buying the Chelsea Football Club after it became clear that owner Roman Abramovich could sell the Club. Russian oligarch Abramovich has had his assets frozen on Thursday after being sanctioned by the...

Grigoris Afxentiou: A True Greek-Cypriot Hero

Grigoris Afxentiou is a national hero for Cyprus as he was one of the prominent fighters in the 1955-1959 EOKA struggle to liberate the island from British colonial rule.

Mikey Poulli: The Blind Cypriot Boy Who Stunned the Soccer World

Being blind doesn't stop 10-year-old Greek Cypriot Mikey Poulli, who lives in London, from pursuing his dreams of becoming a professional soccer player. After his parents took him for a routine eye exam when he was just six years of...

After 26 Years, Sir Stelios Loses Control of EasyJet

EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has lost his control over his budget airline, after the company raised £1.2 billion in extra cash. Sir Stelios' blocking stake is now diluted after he chose not to purchase new shares in a...

Cypriot Swimmer Takes Gold, Breaks World Record at Tokyo Paralympics

Karolina Pelendritou, known as the "Princess of the pool," took gold for Cyprus in the 100 meter SB11 Breaststroke event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Wednesday. Pelendritou, who is visually impaired, also broke the world record for her event, finishing...