UN looking for the positives

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is committed to staying engaged in reigniting the moribund Cyprus peace process; a senior diplomat has told Cypriot leaders. Top UN official Miroslav Jenca is on the island

A frozen conflict that’s heating up

With the cost-of-living crisis and a looming global recession occupying most of our thoughts, there is little room to contemplate the future of the Cyprus problem. Arguably, the island’s political division has


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

Nicosia slams north bid to ban UN

Nicosia has blasted the Turkish Cypriot leadership for squeezing the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) into recognising the breakaway state by handing them a one-month ultimatum, demanding an “appropriate response”.

Cyprus initiative behind climate summit

President Nicos Anastasiades said the Ninth Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference in Cyprus is a recognition of actions and initiatives taken by the government to tackle the climate emergency. Upon his arrival at Nicosia’s


A new reality, same problem

If the government needed any firmer example of where the island’s division was going, there were plenty of people involved in the non-existent peace process telling us the game’s up. The reunification


Nicosia seeks UN help to stop migrants from north

Interior Minister Nicos Nouris asked for the help of Cyprus peacekeepers (UNFICYP) to tackle a steep increase in illegal migration flows from the Turkish-occupied north through the UN-controlled buffer zone. During his

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