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Remains of Seven Greek Soldiers Killed in Cyprus Return Home

The remains of seven Greek soldiers who lost their lives during the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus were transferred to Greece on Thursday. The handover ceremony took place in the presence of the Greek Deputy Minister of Defence Nikolaos Hardalias....

Greek President Sakellaropoulou Commemorates, Deplores Cyprus Invasion

On Friday, the 46th anniversary of the dark days of the second phase of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou issued a statement reiterating her country's ongoing angst regarding of the events of that time. Sakellaropoulou stated...

Cyprus Faces New Turkish Threat 46 Years After Invasion and Partition

Cypriots woke up on Monday to the sound of sirens to mark 46 years since Turkish troops invaded and occupied Cyprus’ north. The sad anniversary coincides with renewed claims by Ankara on the island's sovereignty. Turkish oil drilling ships are...

Remains of Six Greek Soldiers Killed in 1974 Cyprus Invasion Returning Home

The remains of six Greek soldiers who were killed during the Turkish invasion of Cyprus in 1974 will be returned home on Thursday. The bodies of the soldiers will be repatriated following an official handover ceremony which will take place...

Remains of Two Missing Persons from 1974 Discovered in Nicosia

Α bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) exhumed on Thursday the remains of two persons presumed to have gone missing during the 1974 invasion. The bodies were discovered close to the ''Tekke Bahcesi'' area...

Turkey's Erdogan Compares Syrian Offensive With Cyprus Invasion of 1974

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that his country's intervention in Syria is as vital to Turkey as its invasion of Cyprus had been in 1974. Speaking in Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday, President Erdogan referred to the Turkish assault...

Cyprus Unveils Aircraft in Honor of Greek Commandos Killed During 1974 Invasion

An aircraft, similar to Noratlas transport plane which was shot down by friendly fire during the 1974 Turkish invasion, was unveiled on Friday by President Nicos Anastasiades, in a sombre ceremony to mark the 44th anniversary of Turkey’s offensive...