UN Pushes Cyprus Reunification Again

- January 31, 2014

Seeing hopes for the reunification of Cyprus, which has been divided since an unlawful 1974 invasion by Turkey, which still keeps troops in the occupied third of the island, sliding away as talks between the two sides have broken down, the UN Security Council urged them to agree on a way forward “as soon as possible.”

The council urged Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu to focus on reaching agreement on core issues which include power-sharing, private property lost during the war, and military intervention rights for Turkey.

Cyprus Stage for Syrian Arms Removal

- January 6, 2014

NICOSIA – A spokesman for the joint Danish-Norwegian operation tasked with ferrying Syria’s chemical weapons out of the strife-torn country says warships from Russia and […]

Turkey Wants Cyprus Oil, Gas

- January 3, 2014

The likelihood of any profits from oil or gas exploration off Cyprus is years away but Turkey – which has unlawfully occupied the northern third […]

Broadcast Mishap Shows Christofias

- January 2, 2014

NICOSIA – What was supposed to be a broadcast message from Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, addressing his country’s rough year and economic crisis, became an […]

Syria Weapons Drills Off Cyprus

- December 29, 2013

NICOSIA, Cyprus  – A Danish-Norwegian flotilla is preparing to remove Syria’s chemical weapons from the war-torn country by conducting emergency rescue drills off the southern […]

Chrysostomos Says Turkey Problem #1

- December 27, 2013

As President Nicos Anastasiades wrestles with a long-term economic crisis and said that talks with Turkish-Cypriots to reunify the island are dead for now, Archbishop […]