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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,...

Cypriot Parliament President: Akinci’s Election a Positive Development

The President of the Cypriot House of Representatives Yiannakis Omirou has welcomed earlier today the election of Mustafa Akinci as the new leader of the Turkish-Cypriot community....

German Chancellor Merkel: Cyprus Talks Must Be Conducted Away From Threats and Blackmail

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has highlighted that the Cyprus problem talks must resume away from any threats and blackmail, Cypriot government spokesperson Nicos Christodoulides said in a...

President Anastasiades: Efforts for a Cyprus Solution Continue With Determination and Sincerity

President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades has stressed the government’s will to continue its efforts for a permanent settlement on the Cyprus problem, caused...

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