Cypriots participate in Peace Run

Around 200 Greek and Turkish Cypriots participated in the International Day of Peace Run in divided Nicosia. The United Nations Development Programme organised the event with funding from the European Union, in coordination


Spain commits to Cyprus peace push

Spain will spearhead a new European Union initiative to break the six-year deadlock in Cyprus peace talks, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said Tuesday. Sanchez made the commitment after talks with Cypriot


A hazardous Cyprus peace odyssey

A senior UN diplomat arrived on the island this week to bolster morale and offer words of support from the secretary general. On her first visit to Cyprus, UN Under-Secretary-General Rosemary DiCarlo


Cypriot leaders hope to reignite peace process

Newly elected President Nikos Christodoulides Thursday held his first meeting with Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar to try and break the ice on frozen reunification talks. Christodoulides told reporters that Thursday’s meeting

UNSG: No common ground on Cyprus peace process

Prospects for reaching common ground on the Cyprus peace process “remain uncertain” for the foreseeable future, said UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. According to an advance copy of the report on his Mission

Energy-for-peace potential

Despite the election rhetoric about energy being a catalyst towards resolving the Cyprus problem, recent developments, especially during the past year, suggest that perhaps it is the only key to finding a


US says UNFICYP vital for Cyprus peace

It is vital that the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) is allowed to conduct its mandate on both sides of the Green Line, warned the US State Department. It said UN

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