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First Four Volumes of 'Cyprus File' Presented to Tsipras, Pavlopoulos

The first four volumes of the 'Cyprus File' were delivered by the Greek Parliament to President Prokopis Pavlopoulos and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday. The file was handed over to the two officials by Parliament speaker Nikos Voutsis. The documents...

President Anastasiades Asks Turkish Cypriots to Respect the Rights of All Cypriots

In a statement made after the military parade that took place in the Cypriot capital of Nicosia to celebrate Cyprus' Independence Day, President Anastasiades said that while it is a day to be proud of, at the same time it should...

Difficulties in Identification Process of the Missing Cypriots Arise

The process of identifying remains believed to belong to some 50 missing persons from Cyprus has reached a critical and difficult point, as there are no matching DNA samples from close relatives of which to compare them. Collecting DNA samples from...

July 20, 1974: The Day Time Stopped for Cyprus (video)

As Cypriots say even 44 years later, July 20, 1974 was the day time stopped for Cyprus; a day when the course of history changed and the ongoing crime of the Turkish occupation is as fresh at each anniversary...

The Fate of Every Missing Person will be Ascertained, Says Commissioner

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said on Saturday that despite the obstacles raised by the Turkish side, we continue and will continue to do everything possible to ascertain the fate of every missing person. Addressing an event to mark the decoration...

Cyprus President Anastasiades: July 20 Is a Black Day

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades urged everyone on Thursday to reflect on the causes that led to Turkey’s invasion, on July 20, 1974. He said that the international community is beginning to realize that the fundamental...

Turkey Warns of ‘Dangerous’ Energy Moves on Cyprus Invasion Anniversary

On the 43rd anniversary of the Turkish invasion in Cyprus, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım warned that Nicosia’s moves to explore for energy around the eastern Mediterranean were “untimely and dangerous.” Yıldırım, attending Turkish Cypriot celebrations of the 1974 invasion...

Greece Hands Over Classified 'Cyprus File' to Cypriot Parliament

The Greek parliament handed over to Cyprus the findings of an inquiry into the 1974 coup to overthrow president Makarios and the ensuing Turkish invasion. The classified archives, known as the Cyprus File, were handed over by Greek House president...

Turkish PM Gives Greek Cypriots a 'Last Chance' for UN Peace Talks

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim issued a warning to Cyprus regarding UN-led reunification talks. He demanded that Greek Cypriots be more constructive regarding a solution following the Turkish invasion of their island. His comments reaffirm Turkey's support for the Turkish Cypriot part...

Cypriot Resolution Condemns Turkish Invasion of Kyrenia

A resolution condemning the continued Turkish occupation of Kyrenia was handed to the Speaker of the Cypriot House of Representatives and embassies on Monday, calling for an end of the occupation and the return of the Kyrenia people to...