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.
Russian tourist arrested by occupying forces in Northern Cyprus
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 […]
Cyprus on Geography Now! Video
Geography Now! is an attempt to profile all countries in the World. The following 9 minute video is their take on Cyprus. Its a fast paced presentation of several features, such as political division, religion, demographics etc. It’s also surprising accurate. Enjoy!
Cyprus reunification negotiations hit a setback
President Nicos Anastasiades cut his visit to Instanbul short after the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci was invided at a dinner hosted by Turkish president Erdogan during the UN’s World Humanitarian Summit. The Republic of Cyprus had previously requested assurances from the UN that under no circumstances the Turkish Cypriot leader would have attended the […]
Parliamentary Elections in Cyprus Today – Low Attendance
Today, Cypriots are called to vote for the 56 parliamentary representatives. A total of 1136 polling stations, including 6 in UK and Greece, opened at 07:00 and will close at 18:00. Final results are expected before midnight tonight. 493 candidates from 12 political parties / movements and some independent candidates are competing for 56 places. […]
The 5 new measures agreed today towards the reunification of Cyprus
In today’s meeting between Republic of Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiadis and Turkish Cypriot Leader Mustafa Akinci the following confidence building measures were announced: Opening of new crossing points starting with Deryneia and Lefka villages. Connection of the electricity systems of the two sides. Unification of the mobile telephony networks (roaming between operators). Experts from the […]
162 million euro owed by the top 50 tax evaders
According to the list that was sent today to the President of the Parliament by the Finance Minister, Haris Georgiades a total sum of around 162 million euro are owed to the state by just 50 tax evaders. The list includes football clubs, big-name land developers, and hotel groups. The largest sum (14.7 million) is […]