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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...

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...

Turkish Cypriot : Greek Cypriots Will Have No Say in Varosha

Greek Cypriots will be kept out of the Varosha process, the self-named Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus' Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kudret...

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...

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...

Speculation Mounts that Cyprus Ghost City Varosha Will Open Under UN Control

The United Nations have not been informed of any plans by the Turkish Cypriot side to hand over the fenced-off city of Varosha to...

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...

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