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Turkish Cypriots mark 32nd Unilateral Declaration οf Independence anniversary

Turkish Cypriots mark 32nd Unilateral Declaration οf Independence anniversary

Turkish Cypriots were on Sunday celebrating the 32nd anniversary of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) of the ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ on November 15, 1983. In an televised address on Saturday night, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci said any strengthening of the ‘TRNC’ should not be seen by the Greek Cypriot side as

Strategy change needed, parties say on Annan plan anniversary

AS Friday marked the eleventh anniversary of the Annan plan referendum, which saw Greek Cypriots reject the UN Secretary General’s plan to settle the Cyprus problem with a resounding 76 per cent, political parties redeployed old arguments and tried to draw parallels with the imminent resumption of talks. Ruling DISY, the only party – along

A mass grave where 13 T/c are believed to be buried discovered in Paralimni

  A mass grave where 13 Turkish Cypriots are believed to be buried has been discovered in Paralimni, Greek Cypriot press reports said.  The Greek Cypriot media reported that the so far the remains of three Turkish Cypriots have been discovered in excavations that have taken place in Paralimini’s Laksia region following information received by

Fifty years later, we still don’t accept what we did in 1963

By Loucas Charalambous YESTERDAY was the 50th anniversary of the blackest day in the modern history of Cyprus. If we Greek Cypriots realised the role the events of December 21, 1963, played in our history, every year on this day we should go to the moat that surrounds the Venetian wall in Nicosia (which we

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