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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...

Ghost Resort in Cyprus Might Become Peace Offering

The deserted tourist resort in Varosha, Cyprus, might play a serious role in a 41-year-old diplomatic dispute between the Turkish-occupied northern Cyprus and the...

Famagusta’s Othello Tower To Be Restored

Restoration work on the Othello Tower in the Turkish-occupied Cypriot city of Famagusta will begin in the next few days, according to Takis Hadjidemetriou,...

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