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(Turkey/Cyprus) Turkey says Cyprus town of Varosha to reopen amid Greek objection (Al Jazeera)

Al Jazeera writes: Authorities in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus announced on Tuesday a partial reopening of an abandoned town for potential resettlement, drawing a strong rebuke from Greek Cypriot and international leaders including the United States.

go to Al Jazeera website: Turkey says Cyprus town of Varosha to reopen amid Greek objection | Europe News | Al Jazeera

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Cyprus – Cyprus government broke its own laws in granting ‘golden passports’, inquiry finds (Euractiv)

People hold a placard reading ‘Is Capitalism, idiot’ during a protest against corruption in Nicosia, Cyprus, 14 October 2020. Hundreds of people gathered outside the Filoxenia Conference Center, currently hosting the Parliament, to protest and demand the resignation of the President of the Parliament, Demetris Syllouris who appeared in an undercover video of Al Jazeera offering to help a foreign businessman with a criminal record to acquire a Cyprus passport. [EPA-EFE/KATIA CHRISTODOULOU]

EURACTIV.com with Reuters

Cyprus government broke its own laws in granting ‘golden passports’, inquiry finds – EURACTIV.com

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Cyprus – Cyprus’ reunification: What next after failed talks? (John Psaropoulos, Al Jazeera)

Greek and Cypriot flags along with Turkish and Turkish Cypriot ones are seen near the UN controlled buffer zone in Nicosia, Cyprus April 27, 2021 [Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters]

Greek and Cypriot flags along with Turkish and Turkish Cypriot ones are seen near the UN controlled buffer zone in Nicosia, Cyprus April 27, 2021 [Yiannis Kourtoglou/Reuters]

Cyprus’ reunification: What next after failed talks? | Europe News | Al Jazeera

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(Europe/Cyprus) The EU needs to take its seat at the Cyprus negotiation table (Euractiv)

Nikos Christodoulides

The long history of negotiations on the Cyprus question has been unforgiving to its actors, hence the infamous characterisation of it as the “graveyard of diplomats”, littered with tombstones. It need not be this way, writes Cypriot Foreign Minister Nikos Christodoulides.

The EU needs to take its seat at the Cyprus negotiation table

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(France/Cyprus/Israel) For first time, France and Cyprus join Israel’s Noble Dina naval drill (Defense News)

France and Cyprus for the first time have joined the Israeli Navy-led Noble Dina naval exercise, which takes place annually but was canceled last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.defensenews.com/training-sim/2021/03/12/for-first-time-france-and-cyprus-join-israels-noble-dina-naval-drill/

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(Cyprus) Why is Cyprus still divided? (AEI)

Michael Rubin

America, the European Union, and moderate Arab allies should sanction Turkey until it gives up its occupation.

Why is Cyprus still divided?

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TURKEY/GREECE/CYPRUS – Greek FM: Turkey’s moves to ease tensions ‘unconvincing’ (Al Arabiya)

This handout photograph released by the Turkish Defence Ministry on August 12, 2020, shows Turkish seismic research vessel 'Oruc Reis' heading in the west of Antalya on the Mediterranean Sea.
This handout photograph released by the Turkish Defence Ministry on August 12, 2020, shows Turkish seismic research vessel ‘Oruc Reis’ heading in the west of Antalya on the Mediterranean Sea.
Turkey’s recent moves to de-escalate a clash with Greece and Cyprus over east Mediterranean energy reserves are “unconvincing” and European Union leaders need to take action that will prompt Ankara to heed international law, Greece’s foreign minister said on Friday.
https://englishbeta.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2020/12/04/Greek-FM-Turkey-s-moves-to-ease-tensions-unconvincing-

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CYPRUS – UN special envoy searching for way forward on Cyprus talks (Al Arabiya)

A UN special envoy will meet rival Cypriot leaders on Tuesday to assess whether conditions are ripe to involve Britain, Greece and Turkey in getting reunification back on the rails.

https://englishbeta.alarabiya.net/en/News/world/2020/12/01/UN-special-envoy-searching-for-way-forward-on-Cyprus-talks