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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.

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Cyprus reunification talks resume in Switzerland

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have gathered in Switzerland to try to resolve the final issues that could see the island reunified after four decades of…

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have gathered in Switzerland to try to resolve the final issues that could see the island reunified after four decades of…

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Deal to reunite Cyprus within reach, UN chief Ban says

A deal to reunite the divided island of Cyprus is within reach, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said at the start of five days of United Nations led talks in…

A deal to reunite the divided island of Cyprus is within reach, UN chief Ban Ki-moon has said at the start of five days of United Nations led talks in…

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Cypriots and soldiers in songbird stand-off

Church bells were used in the middle of the night to rouse 800 Cypriots to protest against an operation by the British military. Three-hundred

Church bells were used in the middle of the night to rouse 800 Cypriots to protest against an operation by the British military. Three-hundred

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UN chief pledges help on talks to reunify Cyprus

United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon has promised to lend his support to rival Cypriot leaders as they engage in complex talks aimed at reunifying the divided island…

United Nations chief Ban Ki-Moon has promised to lend his support to rival Cypriot leaders as they engage in complex talks aimed at reunifying the divided island…

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Greece, Britain and Israel help fight massive forest fire in Cyprus

Greece, Britain and Israel have sent planes and helicopters to Cyprus to help fight one of the biggest forest fires to hit the island in years.

Greece, Britain and Israel have sent planes and helicopters to Cyprus to help fight one of the biggest forest fires to hit the island in years.

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Cyprus: The ghost car park in the Akrotiri Military Base

It has been four decades since Cyprus was divided in 1974 after the Turkish invasion in the island causing thousands of residents to abandon their

It has been four decades since Cyprus was divided in 1974 after the Turkish invasion in the island causing thousands of residents to abandon their

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Turkey to abolish visas for Greek Cypriots

Greek Cypriots will no longer require visas to visit Turkey under a new deal agreed between the EU and Ankara. The move is be part of a wider

Greek Cypriots will no longer require visas to visit Turkey under a new deal agreed between the EU and Ankara. The move is be part of a wider

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Cyprus starts working week out of bailout

Cyprus has kicked off the working week standing on its own two feet. Its EU bailout has officially finished, as it bounces back from financial

Cyprus has kicked off the working week standing on its own two feet. Its EU bailout has officially finished, as it bounces back from financial

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EgyptAir hijack suspect remanded in custody

The Egyptian suspect of the EgyptAir plane hijack has been remanded in custody for a further eight days at least. A court in Larnaca, Cyprus, ordered

The Egyptian suspect of the EgyptAir plane hijack has been remanded in custody for a further eight days at least. A court in Larnaca, Cyprus, ordered

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Passengers and crew on hijacked jet arrive back in Egypt

Passengers and crew have arrived safely in Egypt after their plane was hijacked. Authorities say a man using a fake suicide belt forced the EgyptAir

Passengers and crew have arrived safely in Egypt after their plane was hijacked. Authorities say a man using a fake suicide belt forced the EgyptAir

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Egypt defends air safety after hijacking

The hijack of EgyptAir Flight MS181 on Tuesday after its take-off from Alexandria may have ended safely. But security questions raised are likely to

The hijack of EgyptAir Flight MS181 on Tuesday after its take-off from Alexandria may have ended safely. But security questions raised are likely to