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Hopes and hurdles for Cyprus reunification

It is believed to be Aphrodite’s birthplace, yet Cyprus’ modern history has not been one marked by love – rather by a great deal of violence that ended with the island’s division between a Turkish nor

It is believed to be Aphrodite’s birthplace, yet Cyprus’ modern history has not been one marked by love – rather by a great deal of violence that ended with the island’s division between a Turkish nor

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The economic benefits of a reunified Cyprus

Sophie Claudet, Euronews:Is the business community in and outside Cyprus preparing and pushing for a peace deal?

Sophie Claudet, Euronews:Is the business community in and outside Cyprus preparing and pushing for a peace deal?

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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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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