A wave of industrial action aimed at blocking Ankara’s economic austerity measures is underway in the north (cyprus-mail.com)
Christofias to Erdogan: let’s eat fish together
President Demetris Christofias was yesterday quoted suggesting the Turkish leadership join him for a fish meal on the Bosphorus to discuss his vision of a Cyprus solution.
Turkish Cypriot police ‘planned abduction in Limassol’
According to a Cyprus Mail article the abduction that was prevented on Monday night in Limassol was originally organised by the Turkish Cypriot Police.
German references to the Taiwan model just before Merkel’s visit
A few days before the visit of Angela Merkel in Nicosia, the chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the German parliament called on the Cypriot government to allow Turkish Cypriots to trade directly, citing the example of China-Taiwan
Turkey says, ‘One step before opening a new chapter’
The head of Turkey’s accession negotiations with the EU Egemen Bagis said that they are on the verge of opening a new chapter while stressing that no concessions regarding their obligations will be made (opening ports to Cyprus).
Ship with 1.5 million boxes of smuggled cigarettes sailed from the Famagusta to Albania
The ship under the name «Romeo», anchored off the sea of Crete, and despite repeated calls of the Greek port police there was no answer.
British Foreign Office documents about the so-called TRNC declaration were declassified
The British government in the early 1980, in response to information it had that Rauf Denktash would go ahead with the so-called declaration of state, was determined to react very strongly to prevent, if possible, such an action and if not to…