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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

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Cypriot president says "serious prospects" of talks resuming

Cyprus’s president said on Thursday there were “serious prospects” that long-stalled talks to reunify the island could resume between the estranged

Cyprus’s president said on Thursday there were “serious prospects” that long-stalled talks to reunify the island could resume between the estranged

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Gay sex legalized in northern Cyprus

The northern part of Cyprus was until today the only European territory where gay sex was illegal among adults. Turkish Cypriot deputies have

The northern part of Cyprus was until today the only European territory where gay sex was illegal among adults. Turkish Cypriot deputies have

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Former Cyprus President Clerides dies aged 94

Glafcos Clerides, former President of Cyprus, has died in hospital in Nicosia following a lengthy illness. He was 94. Regarded as one of the main

Glafcos Clerides, former President of Cyprus, has died in hospital in Nicosia following a lengthy illness. He was 94. Regarded as one of the main

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Rehn accuses Cyprus of ignoring warnings over its finances

Cyprus has been accused ignoring early warnings over its beleaguered finances. The charge was made by Ollie Rehn at an extraordinary meeting of the

Cyprus has been accused ignoring early warnings over its beleaguered finances. The charge was made by Ollie Rehn at an extraordinary meeting of the

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Cyprus approves bailout - just

Cyprus’s parliament has approved an EU bailout which includes provisions to impose substantial losses on richer bank depositors and wind down the

Cyprus’s parliament has approved an EU bailout which includes provisions to impose substantial losses on richer bank depositors and wind down the

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Northern Cyprus wants to talk

The crisis in Cyprus could influence timing of any new talks between the two sides. The small island nation of Cyprus has been divided for almost

The crisis in Cyprus could influence timing of any new talks between the two sides. The small island nation of Cyprus has been divided for almost

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Cyprus: New Finance Minister

Harris Georgiades has been appointed as the new finance minister of Cyprus. He has replaced Michael Sarris who resigned on April 2 as a formal

Harris Georgiades has been appointed as the new finance minister of Cyprus. He has replaced Michael Sarris who resigned on April 2 as a formal

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Cypriot President mulls casino entry

After the debt crisis that engulfed the small Mediterranean island of Cyprus comes the painful task of economic restructuring by Cypriot President

After the debt crisis that engulfed the small Mediterranean island of Cyprus comes the painful task of economic restructuring by Cypriot President

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Cash-starved Cyprus no more tax haven

Finally Cypriots could get into their banks, after two weeks of locked doors. When they reopened, in spite of anger over feelings that their accounts

Finally Cypriots could get into their banks, after two weeks of locked doors. When they reopened, in spite of anger over feelings that their accounts

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Cyprus: Financial crisis 'contained,' says president

The Cypriot banking system may be in turmoil, but customers appear to be remaining calm in Nicosia. The island’s banks reopened on Thursday after

The Cypriot banking system may be in turmoil, but customers appear to be remaining calm in Nicosia. The island’s banks reopened on Thursday after

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Cyprus: blood boiling over the banks

Protesters shouting “Troika go home!” marched though Nicosia’s old town on Tuesday calling on other citizens to join them. They were venting their

Protesters shouting “Troika go home!” marched though Nicosia’s old town on Tuesday calling on other citizens to join them. They were venting their