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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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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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'Peace deal for Cyprus is possible' says UN at unity talks

A peace deal in Cyprus is difficult but possible – that was the message from a senior UN official as the leaders of the ethnically divided island arrived for day two of talks in…

A peace deal in Cyprus is difficult but possible – that was the message from a senior UN official as the leaders of the ethnically divided island arrived for day two of talks in…

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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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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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Cyprus peace talks resume with confidence-building measures

UN-sponsored talks resumed on Friday after an eight-month stalemate with Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agreeing to adopt confidence-building

UN-sponsored talks resumed on Friday after an eight-month stalemate with Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agreeing to adopt confidence-building

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Greek Cypriots welcome election of Turkish Cypriot leader

The vibe in Cyprus is positive following the election of moderate Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci. Akinci has been welcomed on both sides of

The vibe in Cyprus is positive following the election of moderate Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci. Akinci has been welcomed on both sides of

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Mustafa Akinci storms to victory as leader of Turkish Cypriots

Winning just over 60 percent of the votes, Mustafa Akinci has been elected the new leader of Turkish Cypriots. The 67-year old beat incumbant

Winning just over 60 percent of the votes, Mustafa Akinci has been elected the new leader of Turkish Cypriots. The 67-year old beat incumbant

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Moderate Akinci wins Turkish-Cypriot leadership runoff

Turkish Cypriots have elected a new leader – he is Mustafa Akinci who has won with just over 60 percent of votes. The leftist moderate who was

Turkish Cypriots have elected a new leader – he is Mustafa Akinci who has won with just over 60 percent of votes. The leftist moderate who was

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Turkish Cypriots to elect new leader with peace talks in view

Turkish Cypriots are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new leader in a tight run-off between the outgoing conservative leader and a left-wing candidate who is promising to revive stalled peace

Turkish Cypriots are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect a new leader in a tight run-off between the outgoing conservative leader and a left-wing candidate who is promising to revive stalled peace

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Greek Cypriots 'satisfied' with first round of elections in Cyprus

The Greek Cypriot part of Cyprus appeared satisfied with the result of round one of the Turkish Cypriot elections. The internationally recognized

The Greek Cypriot part of Cyprus appeared satisfied with the result of round one of the Turkish Cypriot elections. The internationally recognized

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Greek Cypriots watch Turkish Cypriot election with interest

As Turkish Cypriots went to the polls to elect a new leader on Sunday, euronews correspondent in Nicosia Stamatis Giannisis reported: “For the Greek

As Turkish Cypriots went to the polls to elect a new leader on Sunday, euronews correspondent in Nicosia Stamatis Giannisis reported: “For the Greek

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Cyprus "ready for talks"

The UN envoy for Cyprus says the time is right to resume negotiations on the ethnically divided island. Turkish Cypriots are hoping the winner of

The UN envoy for Cyprus says the time is right to resume negotiations on the ethnically divided island. Turkish Cypriots are hoping the winner of

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The ghost town of Cyprus after 40 years of division

Since 1974 at an airport in Nicosia, time has stood still. It is a stark reminder of the fighting which led to the division of Cyprus 40 years ago

Since 1974 at an airport in Nicosia, time has stood still. It is a stark reminder of the fighting which led to the division of Cyprus 40 years ago

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Cyprus central bank governor resigns

Cypriot Central Bank governor Panicos Demetriades, whose testy relations with island’s government dogged a tumultuous tenure when Cyprus teetered on

Cypriot Central Bank governor Panicos Demetriades, whose testy relations with island’s government dogged a tumultuous tenure when Cyprus teetered on

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Cyprus to re-submit privatisation bill to parliament

Cyprus’s government will re-submit privatisation legislation to parliament, a spokesman said on Friday, a day after lawmakers rejected the roadmap

Cyprus’s government will re-submit privatisation legislation to parliament, a spokesman said on Friday, a day after lawmakers rejected the roadmap

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Cyprus leaders determined to resume talks

Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed to work towards a new system of power sharing on Tuesday, in a bid to end a bitter and long-running

Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed to work towards a new system of power sharing on Tuesday, in a bid to end a bitter and long-running