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Cyprus reunification talks collapse

July 7, 2017 5:37 am
Cyprus reunification talks collapse

This handout picture, provided by the United Nations (UN), shows UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres addressing a press conference closing Cypriot unification talks in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana on July 7, 2017. (Via AFP) The latest round of talks to reunify the two Cypruses has collapsed, as the conflicting […]

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Turkey: Cyprus talks last chance, no troop pullout

June 30, 2017 10:12 am
Turkey: Cyprus talks last chance, no troop pullout

This file photo, taken on November 15, 2016, shows Turkish soldiers taking part in a military parade during celebrations marking the 33rd anniversary of the foundation of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), in the northern part of Nicosia, Cyprus. (By AFP) Turkey’s foreign minister on Thursday scolded […]

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‘Real progress’ made in talks to resolve Cyprus conflict: United Nations`

June 29, 2017 10:30 pm
‘Real progress’ made in talks to resolve Cyprus conflict: United Nations`

Peace talks aimed at resolving the decades-old Cyprus conflict have made “real progress”, the UN’s political affairs chief Jeffrey Feltman said, as the island’s rival leaders resumed negotiations on Thursday. In an interview with AFP, Feltman, who is attending the talks in the Swiss Alpine resort of Crans-Montana, said that […]

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Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades seeks peace deal in Switzerland

June 26, 2017 10:30 pm
Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades seeks peace deal in Switzerland

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades gives a press conference after a Greece-Israel-Cyprus summit on offshore oil and gas in the eastern Mediterranean and environmental issues in Thessaloniki on June 15, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades says he hopes to clinch a reunification deal laying out a new security […]

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Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agree to return to reunification talks: Guterres

June 5, 2017 10:30 pm
Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agree to return to reunification talks: Guterres

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (C) shakes hands with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades (L) and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci at the United Nations headquarters, June 4, 2017. (Photo by AP) Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agreed Sunday to return to the negotiating table later this month in a new bid […]

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Cyprus peace talks collapse over differences

February 17, 2017 3:00 pm
Cyprus peace talks collapse over differences

Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades (R), Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci (L), and Norwegian UN mediator Espen Barth Eide (C) (photo by AFP) Reunification talks between Greek and Turkish Cypruses have crashed abruptly over bitter difference between the two sides. The meeting between Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and his […]

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Ethnically-split Cyprus rival leaders ask UN to hold peace summit next month

February 1, 2017 6:00 pm
Ethnically-split Cyprus rival leaders ask UN to hold peace summit next month

Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, center, gives a press conference following UN-sponsored Cyprus peace talks on January 13, 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland. (Photo by AFP) The rival leaders of ethnically-split Cyprus has called on the United Nations to hold a follow-up peace summit early next month, after last month’s negotiations […]

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After Cyprus talks, grievances surface

January 14, 2017 9:00 pm
After Cyprus talks, grievances surface

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres (C) speaks as Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci (L) and Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades listen during a press conference following peace talks in Geneva, January 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The countries involved in recent talks for the resolution of the Cypriot dispute have been […]

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Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades emphasizes withdrawal of Turkish troops

January 13, 2017 12:00 pm
Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades emphasizes withdrawal of Turkish troops

Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades gives a press conference following UN-sponsored talks in Geneva on January 13, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Greek Cypriot president says the withdrawal of about 30,000 Turkish troops from Cyprus serves as a precondition for any agreement to reunify the Mediterranean island. Nicos Anastasiades said […]

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Cyprus talks end; sides agree to meet again

2:00 am
Cyprus talks end; sides agree to meet again

The new session of peace talks for Cyprus has ended with merely an agreement for the sides to meet again at a later time to make another attempt at finding a political solution to the decades-long dispute on the Mediterranean island. The foreign ministers of Turkey, Greece, and Britain temporarily […]

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Do not expect miracles in Cyprus peace talks: UN

January 12, 2017 2:00 pm
Do not expect miracles in Cyprus peace talks: UN

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres (C) speaks with Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades (R) and his Turkish Cypriot counterpart, Mustafa Akinci, at a news conference after the Conference on Cyprus Peace Talks, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, January 12, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) […]

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Rival Cypriot leaders to exchange maps on reunified island

January 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Rival Cypriot leaders to exchange maps on reunified island

Special Advisor to the UN Secretary-General on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide speaks during a press conference on the third day of UN-sponsored Cyprus peace talks in Geneva on January 11, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Rival Cypriot leaders will exchange competing maps that show the boundaries of the Turkish and Greek […]

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Cyprus talks ‘historic opportunity’ for unity: UN envoy

January 6, 2017 5:40 pm
Cyprus talks ‘historic opportunity’ for unity: UN envoy

Representatives from the two sections of Cyprus are set to meet in the coming days in what a senior United Nations official has described as a “historic opportunity” to reunite the divided island. The Cyprus talks are scheduled from January 9 to 11 at the United Nations Palais des Nations […]

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Negotiations on reunification of Cyprus make headway: UN

November 12, 2016 11:00 am
Negotiations on reunification of Cyprus make headway: UN

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (C) pose for photographers with Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci (L) and his Greek Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades during peace talks in the Swiss mountain resort of Mont Pelerin on November 7, 2016. (Photo by Reuters) The United Nations says negotiations between the rival leaders […]

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Cyprus leaders begin UN-peace talks in Switzerland

November 7, 2016 5:00 pm
Cyprus leaders begin UN-peace talks in Switzerland

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon (C) gestures upon his arrival at Cyprus Peace Talks on November 7, 2016 in Mont-Pelerin, Western Switzerland. (Photo by AFP) Rival leaders of Cyprus have started a fresh round of talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically-divided Mediterranean resort island and bringing a four-decade dispute there to an […]

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