Turkish Occupation of Cyprus
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.
Kammenos Slams Erdogan Over 'Pirates of The Aegean' Remark
Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos slammed Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan on Monday after meeting with the U.S. ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt. Speaking with journalists outside of the country's Ministry of National Defense, Kammenos said that "Greece respects international law,...
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...
Cyprus Talks Resume as Anastasiades and Akinci Meet in Nicosia
Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus are set to resume from the point where they stopped last year. This according to Vasilis Palmas, Cyprus’ deputy minister to the President, Nicos Anastasiades. The previous round of talks, which...
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...
Facing Irrevocable Damage, Nicosia Green Line Restoration Awaits Green Light
The UN secretary-general's special representative in Cyprus Elizabeth Spehar addressed the issue of the buffer zone along Nicosia's green line on Wednesday, stating “t never ceases to be a shocking image.” The comment was made at a bicommunal conference, where attendees...
Cypriot Leaders to Meet, Discuss Reunification on October 26
In another attempt to jump-start reunification talks on the divided island, Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader, Mustafa Akıncı will meet on October 26, it was announced by the United Nations on Thursday. Earlier on Thursday, Akinci said he...
President Anastasiades: Friday's Meeting with Akinci Important in Setting Foundation for 'Territorial adjustment and the issue of security'
The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said his forthcoming meeting on Friday with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci will be very important with regards to the territorial issue, properties and guarantees. Speaking on Wednesday evening, during a reception at the...