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Elderly Greek Man’s Return to Northern Cyprus Sparks Outrage

The return of 78-year-old Nikolas Skourides to his property in the occupied village of Larnaka tis Lapithou after over four decades, has sparked an...

Turkey Proposes Alternatives be Sought for Cyprus Peace Deal

Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hami Aksoy said the reunification of Cyprus as a federation may not be possible with the current approach of Greek...

No Drilling for Gas in Cyprus without Consent of Turkish-Cypriots, Erdogan says

There will be no gas drilling in Cyprus' waters without the consent of the Turkish- Cypriot side, said Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on...

Turkish-Cypriots “Joint Owners”, not Minority, Erdogan Says in Interview

Just days after his controversial statements about Greece - Turkey relations during his official visit to Athens, the Turkish president made another provocative statement...

Turkish-Cypriot “Foreign Minister” Rules Out a Potential Island Federation

A federation including both the Greek and the Turkish side on the island of Cyprus is impossible, the foreign minister of the so-called Turkish...

Cyprus Maronites Allowed to Return to the Occupied North

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci announced on Wednesday that a decision had been made to allow Maronites to return to all their villages in...

Turkish Cypriots and Ankara Examine Scenarios for Closed City of Famagusta

The Turkish Cypriot side and Ankara are studying various scenarios for the future of Varosha and the closed city of Famagusta, a Kathimerini newspaper...

Erdogan Sends Provocative Message on Anniversary of Turkish Invasion to Cyprus

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday spoke about the "plights" and "suffering" of the Turkish Cypriot people on the 43rd anniversary of Turkey's...

Turkey’s Foreign Minister: Removal of Turkish Troops From Cyprus ‘a Dream”

The removal of Turkish troops from northern Cyprus is "a Greek Cypriots' dream," said Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday. Cavusoglu spoke on the sidelines...

Greek and Turkish Cypriots are Close Genetically, Study Says

Greek and Turkish Cypriots have a lot in common genetically, says a DNA study presented in scientific journal Plos One. "Despite historical records on the...

Cypriot President Slams Protesters Who Attacked Turkish Cypriots on Monday

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades condemned today “the conduct of senseless persons against Turkish Cypriots”. In a written statement, the President says...

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,...

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