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Turkey’s Cavusoglu Repeats Threats to Annex and Open Cyprus’ Ghost Town of Varosha

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu repeated on Thursday his threat that Turkey intends to annex and open to the public the ghost town of...

Turkey to Create “Consulate” in Cyprus’ Ghost Town of Famagusta

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu announced on Sunday that his country will open  a "consulate" in the former resort city of Famagusta, in the...

Cyprus to Bring Turkish Plans for “Ghost Town” of Varosha to EU’s Highest Level

The Republic of Cyprus is ready to place the issue of the illegal Turkish plans to occupy the ''ghost town' of Varosha, near the line...

Cyprus Denounces Turkish Moves at Varosha as Clear Violation of UN Resolutions

Cypriot government spokesman Prodromos Prodromou on Thursday said Turkish Cypriot moves in the closed-off town of Varosha were a clear violation of UN resolutions...

Turkish Cypriots Threaten to Resettle Abandoned Area in Famagusta

The administration in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus decided on Tuesday to open Varosha, an abandoned southern quarter of the Cypriot city of...
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Cypriots Mark Epiphany at Ghost Town of Famagusta (video)

Hundreds of Greek Cypriots marked the religious holiday of Epiphany on Sunday in a rare vigil which took place along the outskirts of the...

Liturgy Celebrated in Turkish-Occupied Famagusta

Both Greek and Turkish Cypriots attended an Orthodox Liturgy in the occupied region of Famagusta on Sunday morning. It was the first time Greek Cypriots...

Historic Church in Turkish-Occupied Cyprus Restored

Cyprus' Church of Saint Anne, located in the ancient city of Famagusta, has been restored, the Cyprus News Agency (CNA) reported on Thursday. The...

Turkish Cypriot Police Remove Greek Cypriots Rallying in Famagusta

Turkish Cypriot police interrogated a group of protesting Greek Cypriots on Tuesday morning. The incident happened as the group was waiting on Glossa beach in...

President Announces New Projects for Famagusta District Amount to 34.4 Million Euros

On Monday, Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, announced that new projects for the government–controlled district of Famagusta, amount to 34.4 million euros. Anastasiades attended a meeting...

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...

Turkish-Cypriots Ban Epitaph Procession in Famagusta

Turkish Cypriot authorities banned the Epitaph Procession in the Holy Temple of Agios Georgios Exorinos in occupied Famagusta. The Epitaph Procession was a ritual that...

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