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Turkey Proposes Halt to All Drilling Activities on Cyprus Until Island’s Reunification

Responding to Italy's recent remarks that the EU should sanction Turkey for its behavior inside Cyprus' maritime borders, the Turkish Foreign Ministry issued a...

Turkish Cypriot Official Claims Ghost Town of Famagusta Will Reopen in Ten Years

Ersin Tatar, the so-called ''Prime Minister'' of the illegally occupied northern part of Cyprus said on Friday in Ankara that his ''administration's'' plan to...

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...

Cyprus Offers Aid to Turkish Cypriots After Floods

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades recently telephoned the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to express the Republic's readiness to provide help...

Two New Border Crossings Open in Cyprus, the First in Eight Years (video)

Two new border crossing points opened in Cyprus on Monday, on the island that has been divided since 1974, when Turkey invaded and occupied...

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...

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...

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...

Anastasiades: Greek-Cypriot Side Stands Ready to Negotiate Solution Within the UN Secretary-General’s Parameters

In his first statements following the impasse of the Cyprus Talks on Friday in Crans-Montana Switzerland, Cyprus' president, Nicos Anastasiades, announced that the Greek-Cypriot...

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...

FM Kotzias: Occupation Troops Must Leave Cyprus Immediately

"The Turkish occupation troops must leave from Cyprus" said Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias in an interview with the Sunday edition of Kathimerini newspaper....

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