The election of Mustafa Akinci as Turkish Cypriot leader in late April 2015 brought renewed vigour to negotiations to solve the Cyprus problem. At the time, the negotiations had been suspended and prospects of a settlement of the longstanding national problem looked bleak.
However, less than a year later, negotiations have intensified and both Akinci and President Nicos Anastasiades have said that a solution of the Cyprus problem is possible within 2016.
As a sign of the changing times, the Cyprus Weekly and in-cyprus.com are joining forces with the Turkish Cypriot Havadis newspaper as part of a strategic cooperation between the Phileleftheros and the Havadis media groups.
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