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.
The police issued arrest warrants against four high school students from Nicosia for the violent incidents against Turkish Cypriots. The incident took place on Monday during the student demonstration against the proclamation of the pseudo-state in the occupied north. A group of students at three different locations threw stones and firecrackers against cars carrying Turkish […]
Pyla’s community council leader Simos Mytidis, asked the Parliament on Tuesday for immediate termination of the unequal and insulting treatment benefiting the Turkish Cypriot inhabitants of Pyla village. He complained at the Parliamentary Audit Committee that the Turkish Cypriot residents do not pay electricity, water, or even community taxes, such as waste collection, property tax […]
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 […]
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 […]
The scheduled meeting at the old Nicosia airport, between president Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu finished with a joint statement that was read by the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General in Cyprus Lisa Buttenheim. Both leaders agreed that the status quo is not helping either sides and prolonging it hurts […]
Tomorrow at 11.30 am the first meeting after the acceptance of the joint communiqué will be held between the president of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and the Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu. The meeting will be short and procedural in nature but it marks the resumption of negotiations towards a solution of the […]