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Cyprus-Greece Sign Agreement for Sports Cooperation

A protocol of sports cooperation between the Cyprus Sports Organization (KOA) and the Greek General Secretariat for Sports was signed during a special event at the KOA headquarters in Nicosia on Tuesday by President Clea Hadjistephanou Papaellina and Greek...

DNA Tests Reveal that Turkish Citizen is Not Greek Cypriot as He Initially Assumed

A Turkish citizen who was transferred to Turkey following the 1974 Turkish invasion of the island, claiming that he might be a Greek Cypriot, has been proven not to be based on genetic tests, Cyprus' Foreign Ministry has announced. According...

US and Russia Hail Resumption of Cyprus Negotiations

The United States has hailed the resumption of negotiations on the Cyprus problem, reaffirming its readiness to help the process. A US State Department official, responding to a question, said the US welcomed the start of talks between the Greek-Cypriot...

President Anastasiades: Efforts for a Cyprus Solution Continue With Determination and Sincerity

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has stressed the government’s will to continue its efforts for a permanent settlement on the Cyprus problem, caused by the 1974 Turkish military invasion on the island, with sincerity, determination and boldness. Moreover,...

UN Secretary General Special Adviser on Cyprus to Visit Island on March 16

United Nations Secretary General Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide is scheduled to visit the island on March 16-18 in order to hold meetings with both the Republic of Cyprus officials and representatives of the illegal Turkish-Cypriot entity. The...

British Tories MP Brings Cyprus Problem to the House of Commons

North London Conservative MP David Burrowes has once again raised the Cyprus' long standing issue at the House of Commons Foreign Policy Session. Burrowes, a well-known friend of Cypriot people, brought the burning issue back to date with a question to his...

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...

High Commissioner Todd: Britain Supports Efforts to End Tragedy of Missing Cypriots

The British High Commissioner to Cyprus, Ric Todd, highlighted that the British government supports efforts aiming to bring the tragedy of missing persons from the 1974 Turkish Invasion to an end. Furthermore, the British official said his country's government is...

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...

Victoria Hislop: 'The Island' Author Hurts Cyprus

Frustration is spread in Cyprus for the highly anticipated new book on the occupied city of Famagusta, as British writer Victoria Hislop "whitewashes" the Turkish intruders, in what was originally presented as a novel that would spread the word of...