Farming incident with Turkish military

Greek Cypriot farmers have protested a new incident of harassment by Turkish troops in the UN-controlled buffer zone outside Nicosia. The community leader of Denia, in Nicosia district, Christakis Panayiotou, protested a

Turkish Cypriot leadership wants UNFICYP out

The Turkish Cypriot leadership is playing hardball with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), which demands they either recognise the breakaway state or leave the north. In an interview with

Turkish Cypriots abandoning the north

A growing number of Turkish Cypriots are leaving the island, as the worsening economic situation in the Turkey-occupied north combined with a standstill in peace negotiations has crushed hopes of a brighter

Turkish hostility against Greece worries EU

Turkey’s hostile threats against Greece are unacceptable and must be dialled down, said EU Commission spokesperson for external affairs Peter Stano. Stano said that threats and aggressive rhetoric from Turkish President Tayyip

Cyprus braces for new Turkish drillship

The departure of Turkey’s Abdulhamid Han drilling vessel for the Eastern Mediterranean has alerted Nicosia, with officials waiting for Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to announce the ship’s destination. In a tension-raising

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