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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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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 warns it will veto EU-Turkey deal: exclusive

Cyprus will veto a planned EU-Turkey deal on refugees unless Ankara recognises the country’s Greek Cypriot government, President Nicos Anastasiades

Cyprus will veto a planned EU-Turkey deal on refugees unless Ankara recognises the country’s Greek Cypriot government, President Nicos Anastasiades

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Cyprus, Israel and Greece talk regional issues

Bilateral agreements were signed in Tel Aviv between the Israeli and Greek prime ministers before they travelled to Cyprus

Bilateral agreements were signed in Tel Aviv between the Israeli and Greek prime ministers before they travelled to Cyprus

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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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Cypriot leaders agree to push for peace

Turkish and Greek leaders of the divided island of Cyprus agree to restart reunification talks on Friday

Turkish and Greek leaders of the divided island of Cyprus agree to restart reunification talks on Friday

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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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Turkish Cypriots in northern Cyprus prepare for runoff vote to elect next leader.

Turkish Cypriots in northern Cyprus are braced for a runoff in late April to decide their next leader in Northern Cyprus. Leftist challenger Mustafa Akinci is currently celebrating eating into the in

Turkish Cypriots in northern Cyprus are braced for a runoff in late April to decide their next leader in Northern Cyprus. Leftist challenger Mustafa Akinci is currently celebrating eating into the in

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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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Turkish PM visits Greece amid tensions over Cyprus energy rights

The Turkish Prime Minister has begun his two-day visit to Greece amid tensions over energy exploration rights around Cyprus. Ahmet Davutoglu called

The Turkish Prime Minister has begun his two-day visit to Greece amid tensions over energy exploration rights around Cyprus. Ahmet Davutoglu called

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Erdogan announces water project to Turkish Cypriots

Turkey’s new president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made his first official overseas trip since being elected. In keeping with tradition, his visit

Turkey’s new president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has made his first official overseas trip since being elected. In keeping with tradition, his visit

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Turkish president calls for talks to reunite divided Cyprus

On the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, the Turkish President, Abdullah Gul has called for renewed talks to reunite the

On the 40th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, the Turkish President, Abdullah Gul has called for renewed talks to reunite the

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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 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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Turkey 'committed to democratic reform'

What does the opening of a fresh round of EU accession talks mean for Turkey and for Europe? Negotiations have been deadlocked for many years

What does the opening of a fresh round of EU accession talks mean for Turkey and for Europe? Negotiations have been deadlocked for many years

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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