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Anastasiades: Greek-Cypriot Side Stands Ready to Negotiate Solution Within the UN Secretary-General's Parameters

In his first statements following the impasse of the Cyprus Talks on Friday in Crans-Montana Switzerland, Cyprus' president, Nicos Anastasiades, announced that the Greek-Cypriot side stands ready to negotiate a solution within the UN Secretary-General's parameters. “What I want to...

Turkey's Foreign Minister: Removal of Turkish Troops From Cyprus 'a Dream"

The removal of Turkish troops from northern Cyprus is "a Greek Cypriots' dream," said Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday. Cavusoglu spoke on the sidelines of the second day of the U.N.-sponsored peace talks between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots...

Greek and Turkish Cypriots are Close Genetically, Study Says

Greek and Turkish Cypriots have a lot in common genetically, says a DNA study presented in scientific journal Plos One. "Despite historical records on the origins of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots, the genetic ancestry of the two communities has...

For the First Time in Paris: Chypre Culture Presents the Film ‘Family Member’ by Marinos Kartikkis (Video)

Chypre Culture, an association co-founded in 2012 by Androula (Andri) Michael and Erotokritos Antoniadis to promote Cypriot art and culture presents the film "Family Member" by Marinos Kartikkis at the Cinéma Les 7 Parnassians on March 14, 2017. About "Family...

FM Kotzias: Occupation Troops Must Leave Cyprus Immediately

"The Turkish occupation troops must leave from Cyprus" said Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias in an interview with the Sunday edition of Kathimerini newspaper. Kotzias said the removal of troops would add to moving forward in the negotiating the...

Greek-Cypriot Same Sex Couple Blessed With Triplets in South Africa

In South Africa, Greek-Cypriots Christo and Theo Menelaou were blessed with triplets -- identical girl twins and a boy -- through a surrogate. The occasion is quite rare as twins are in IVF as well as the DNA, or sperm donation,...

Turkish-Cypriot Real Estate Agents Say Buying Greek-Cypriot Homes Is Big Risk for Investors

As the UN-led Cyprus Talks hope to soon resolve the Cyprus Issue and reunify the island, returning Greek-Cypriots to their land and properties in the northern third of the island that covers almost 40 percent of the total island, Real...

Attempted Military Coup in Turkey Leaves Cypriots Stressed and Uneasy

As the strange and uncertain atmosphere of a failed military coup continues to evolve in Turkey, tension on the island of Cyprus has been flying high. Greek-Cypriots were undoubtedly holding their breath as the coup attempt paralyzed control of the...

42nd Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Remembered [photos]

On July 15, 1974, the Greek military junta known in Greece as "The Junta," attempted a coup by Greek Army officers in Cyprus to achieve the reunification of Cyprus with Greece. A mere five days after the coup attempt, Turkey...

Turkey to Abolish Visa for Greek Cypriots

In a decision that analysts call "historical", Ankara will no longer require a visa for Greek Cypriots who wish to visit Turkey. The visa liberalization does not amount to Turkish recognition of Cyprus, a Turkish official told Reuters on Tuesday. The...