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Cyprus: the trapped treasures of a divided island

For over 40 years Cyprus has been divided between its Turkish and Greek communities. Many however strive for reunification, which could boost the island's economy.

For over 40 years Cyprus has been divided between its Turkish and Greek communities. Many however strive for reunification, which could boost the island's economy.

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Michael Georgiades: No Turkish soldiers

Michael Georgiades, a Greek speaking Cypriot, shows Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie a mud-brick house in northern Cyprus: at the age of 18, Michael and his family fled…

Michael Georgiades, a Greek speaking Cypriot, shows Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie a mud-brick house in northern Cyprus: at the age of 18, Michael and his family fled…

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Ramadan Kandulu: Separate states will be better

Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie meets retired banker Ramadan Kandulu in the outskirts of Morphou/Güzelyurt, where he takes care of an orange orchard.

Euronews reporter Hans von der Brelie meets retired banker Ramadan Kandulu in the outskirts of Morphou/Güzelyurt, where he takes care of an orange orchard.

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Elena Georgiou: I want to go back to Morphou

In the southern Cyprus city of Limassol we meet Greek speaking Elena Georgiou and her mother Chrysoulla Georgiou, who invited us to their home for some tea and delicious home-made…

In the southern Cyprus city of Limassol we meet Greek speaking Elena Georgiou and her mother Chrysoulla Georgiou, who invited us to their home for some tea and delicious home-made…

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The EU offers all the guarantees Cyprus needs: Opinion

By Nikos Christodoulides, Cyprus government spokesman The seemingly intractable Cyprus problem has been dubbed the ‘graveyard of diplomats’, an unforgiving label alluding to the failed attempts of the

By Nikos Christodoulides, Cyprus government spokesman The seemingly intractable Cyprus problem has been dubbed the ‘graveyard of diplomats’, an unforgiving label alluding to the failed attempts of the

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Greek FM rejects blame game over Cyprus talks

Both Greece and Turkey have traded blows with talks set to continue over the divided island of Cyprus.

Both Greece and Turkey have traded blows with talks set to continue over the divided island of Cyprus.

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Greeks and Turks 'fail to agree' on new map for Cyprus

The two sides talking in Geneva over the future of Cyprus have reportedly failed to reach agreement over a new map for the divided Mediterranean island.

The two sides talking in Geneva over the future of Cyprus have reportedly failed to reach agreement over a new map for the divided Mediterranean island.

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Troop presence stalls settlement talks over Cyprus

It’s emerged the security situation in Cyprus was the main stumbling block during talks on reunifying the island.

It’s emerged the security situation in Cyprus was the main stumbling block during talks on reunifying the island.

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Cyprus talks to resume soon amid 'last effort' to find solution

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

Talks to resolve the 40-year division of Cyprus ended without agreement on Thursday night but there are plans for officials to meet again in a week.

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Cyprus: the new UN Secretary-General's first challenge

Reunification talks on Cyprus take an international turn: the foreign ministers of the island's guarantors join the UN's Secretary-General in Geneva.

Reunification talks on Cyprus take an international turn: the foreign ministers of the island's guarantors join the UN's Secretary-General in Geneva.

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Talks on Cyprus reach crucial point, territorial issues remain

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

Talks on the reunification of Cyprus reach a crucial point. Delegates say progress has been made and maps exchanged, but work remains.

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The major obstacles on Cyprus' path to peace

The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…

The leaders of both Cypriot communities, Nikos Anastasiadis, for the Greeks and Mustafa Akinci for the Turks, are examining the thorniest issues blocking the reunification of…

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Cyprus: healing a divided island

The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus are meeting in Geneva for a week of intense talks to agree the outline of a peace deal ending decades of division.

The leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus are meeting in Geneva for a week of intense talks to agree the outline of a peace deal ending decades of division.

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Nicosia: The buffer zone in pictures

It has been 43 years since Cyprus was split when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the north of the island.

It has been 43 years since Cyprus was split when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the north of the island.

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A march for a peace deal in divided Cyprus

Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots stood side by side in a rally to reunify the divided island.

Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots stood side by side in a rally to reunify the divided island.

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Fresh Cyprus talks set for next month

The leaders of Cyprus and the self-styled Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will meet in Geneva next month for a fresh round of talks on reuniting the island.

The leaders of Cyprus and the self-styled Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will meet in Geneva next month for a fresh round of talks on reuniting the island.