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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...

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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Epiphany Celebrated in Famagusta for the First Time Since War

For the first time after the 1974 Turkish invasion in Cyprus Greek-Cypriots were allowed to celebrate Epiphany in Famagusta. Symbolizing a blessing of the waters, and...

Greek Island Spinalonga Included in Creepiest Ghost Towns of the World

Our planet is full of towns and villages that have been abandoned, leaving behind an empty shell of what they once used to be....

New Turkish Cypriot Leader Offers Varosha In Exchange for Port; Airport

By Andriana Petratos The newly elected leader of Turkish-occupied Northern Cyprus, Mustafa Akinci, during his sworn-in ceremony mentioned that he is willing to open up...

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