Crossings north reach record heights

Greek Cypriot crossings to the Turkish-occupied north have increased more than 20% in the first six months of 2023, reaching the highest level ever. According to Turkish Cypriot media, a record number

Russia to open consulate in north

The Foreign Ministry is looking into claims of a possible Russian presence in the Turkish-occupied north for the provision of consular assistance, its spokesperson Theodoros Gotsis said. He told CNA that the

Greek Americans slam US politician going north

The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) condemns last week’s visit by US Congressman Pete Sessions to the Turkish-occupied north. A statement by AHI said that Congressman Sessions is the first American politician to break with


Cyprus condemns US congressman’s visit north

The Foreign Ministry has condemned the visit of American congressman Pete Sessions to the Turkish-occupied north as illegal. Nicosia said it was a deliberate choice by the Texas congressman, disregarding United Nations

Bishop urges respect for monastery in north

Karpasia Bishop Christoforos said the character of the revered Apostolos Andreas Monastery in the Turkish-occupied north should not be altered or partly turned into a Mosque. “Just as we respect the Hala

Erdogan buries hopes of détente

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has set in stone the Turkish and Turkish Cypriot side’s stance for a two-state solution to the Cyprus problem during his visit to the occupied north. Erdogan

Erdogan to open new airport terminal in north

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is in the Turkish-occupied north to celebrate the 1974 invasion, which divided the island and officially open the new Ercan (Tymbou) airport terminal. Erdogan on Thursday will

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