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Turkish Invasion of Cyprus

Journalist Reveals Legacy of British Rule, Turkish Invasion on Cyprus

Johnny Harris, an independent American journalist and filmmaker, recently released his first video in a four-part series about the history of Cyprus, including the enduring legacy of British colonialism and the tragic impact of the Turkish invasion of the...

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.

Jordan Joins Greece, Cyprus in Opposition to Turkey’s Varosha Plans

Greece, Cyprus and Jordan called for a "comprehensive and viable settlement of the Cyprus problem" after Turkey said it would reopen Varosha.

The Day Democracy Was Restored in Greece After the Junta

The five days between July 20 and July 24, 1974 were the most turbulent in modern Greek history.

The Haunting Tragedy of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus

The day of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, July 20, 1974, was the day time stopped for Cyprus.

Erdogan Calls Turkish Invasion of Cyprus a "Peace Operation" and is Prepared to Invade Again

The Turkish army will never hesitate to take the same steps "if needed for the lives and security of Turkish Cypriots," said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday, on the 45th anniversary of Turkey's invasion of Cyprus. In a...

Photographer Offers Rare Glimpse into Cyprus' Buffer Zone

The restoration of the buffer zone that divides the island of Cyprus into two has again become a hot topic. In September, photographer Roman Robroek had the rare opportunity to be commissioned to document the buffer zone in photographs. Robroek's photographs spurred...

Germany Donates €100K To Cyprus' Committee on Missing Persons

Germany has donated €100,000 ($114,000) to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) in Cyprus. The donation was made on Monday. The CMP thanked the Federal Republic of Germany for the donation, noting that it raises Germany’s total financial assistance to...

Cypriot Australians to Commemorate Anniversary of Turkish Invasion

The Cypriot Community of Australia, along with the Justice for Cyprus Coordination Committee (SEKA), are to hold a number of events to commemorate 44 years since the Turkish invasion of Cyprus. Starting on Sunday, SEKA has organized a memorial service...

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...