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Sea of Clothes Remains Abandoned 46 Years Later in Occupied Famagusta

The photos published in the Cypriot daily Politis on Saturday show the devastation caused to the ordinary lives of people of Varosha in Famagusta...

Cypriots Watch Helplessly as Turkey Colonizes Occupied Varosha

Hundreds of Cypriots, mostly refugees who fled the advancing Turkish Army in 1974, gathered on Thursday near Varosha, the once-cosmopolitan beach resort of Famagusta,...

EU, Russia Condemn Turkey’s Illegal Opening of Varosha

Turkey's decision to open the beach at Varosha, the fenced-off southern quarter of the city of Famagusta in Turkish-occupied Cyprus, on Thursday has led...

Turkey to Open Cyprus’ Occupied Town, Further Fueling East Med Tensions

Turkey and the Turkish Cypriot self-declared government announced on Tuesday that they will open the beach town of Varosha or Varosia on Cyprus, which...

Cypriot Ghost Town of Varosha to Reopen to Visitors Soon

The leader of occupied northern Cyprus announced on Friday that the once-glittering resort city of Varosha will soon be reopened in a bid to...

Cyprus to Protest Turkey’s Illegal Famagusta Plans at EU’s Highest Level

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will hold bilateral meetings with top EU officials in the coming days where he is expected to raise the matter of...

Turkey Mulls Reopening Ghost town of Varosha in Occupied Northern Cyprus

Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay visited the occupied part of Cyprus on Saturday, from where he announced that Ankara is looking to re-open the...

UN Security Council Warns Against Action Concerning Varosha in Cyprus

The Security Council on Wednesday warned against any action that would change the status quo of Varosha, a part of the Cypriot city of...

UN Security Council to Discuss Tension Over Cyprus’ Ghost City of Varosha

The UN Security Council will hold a closed meeting for unofficial consultations on Varosha, the fenced-off part of Cyprus's former resort city of Famagusta,...

Famagusta: Cyprus to Appeal to the UN Security Council Next Week

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades told reporters on Friday evening in New York that Cyprus will appeal to the UN...

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...

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