Relevant to the recent talks in Geneva. The following map shows how the land was distributed between Greek and Turkish Cypriots in 1960 and 1999 including areas where the two communities were living together.
A Russian tourist on holidays in Ayia Napa, was arrested yesterday evening by the occupation authorities while visiting the occupied Famagusta area. According to the police, a 28 year old woman from Russia who is on vacation in Cyprus visited the Ayia Napa police station last night and reported that she received a text message […]
Turkey refused entry to two Cypriot MPs, referring them to the process of issuing visas prior travelling which essentially requires them to accept the Turkish position that there is no Republic of Cyprus. The issue came up this week when a two-person delegation of Parliament, consisting of the MPs Nicos Tornaritis and Stella Misiaouli Demetriou […]
The president of the Turkish Cypriot Football Federation speaking at a press conference yesterday said that the aim is to unify the two football organisations (Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot) by the end of the year. The press conference took place instead of an event at which the President of Cyprus Football Association Costakis Koutsokoumnis […]
US Vice President Joe Biden will be visiting Cyprus between 21st and 23rd May. The schedule of his visit has not been finalized yet but he is expected to have individual meetings with President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu. The reason for his visit is the fact that Cyprus reunification talks have […]
In a continuing attempt of Turkey to challenge sovereignty of Cyprus according to Phileleftheros newspaper, Turkish Air-force sent 2 F-16 fighters to intercept a small survey aeroplane which was taking photos on behalf of Republic of Cyprus Land Registry in the Akamas area. The survey plane was leased by the Republic from an Israeli company […]
Greek language is now being taught as a compulsory subject in elementary level schools of the occupied northern part of Cyprus. Moreover the Higher Education Council of the Turkish Cypriot community abolished the morning oath in primary schools. The oath contains strong nationalistic content and provokes pride for the student Turkish origins. According to the […]