By Angeliki Ktoridi While the world faces numerous pressing issues, one that requires better understanding is the energy crisis and division in Cyprus, a Mediterranean island just below Turkey, and nestled between
Government measures have been taken in response to Turkish occupation forces encroaching on the UN-controlled buffer zone in Ayios Dometios in Nicosia, according to government spokesman Konstantinos Letymbiotis. Asked about the measures
An incident involving Turkish soldiers taking up a position in the UN-controlled buffer zone appears to be part of the broader approach by Ankara to challenge the status quo, said government spokesperson
UN Under-Secretary-General for Peace Operations, Jean-Pierre Lacroix, will visit the buffer zone in Pyla on Thursday to see the situation on the ground after the attacks against peacekeepers in August. Lacroix is
Road works got underway in the buffer zone mixed village of Pyla on Monday, with the government saying it is committed to implementing the provisions of the understanding reached by both sides.
The sighting of a Turkish military plane flying over the buffer zone for the first time since 1974 concerned residents in rural Nicosia. The United Nations are investigating the incident, and the
In a rare confrontation with peacekeepers, despite previous representations, the Foreign Ministry has voiced ‘serious concern’ over UNFICYP not stopping illegal construction at the Cetinkaya stadium inside Nicosia’s buffer zone. “The Government
Turkish soldiers were mobilised in the Astromeritis area, west of Nicosia, as a Greek Cypriot farmer was working in the buffer zone, but UN troops intervened. The soldiers were intercepted by members of
The government has tabled a bill before parliament with which the Chief of Police can hire 300 special police officers for 18 months to stem rising migrant flows from the breakaway north.
Cyprus will install an electronic surveillance system along the buffer zone and hire 300 special police officers to stem an increase in migrant flows from the breakaway north. President Nicos Anastasiades convened