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Hands across the divide: Cypriots go where their politicians fear to tread

Hands across the divide: Cypriots go where their politicians fear to tread

They have little faith in their leaders, so people from the Turkish and Greek sides of the island are working to reunite their communities themselves On the beach at Famagusta, there’s a sweeter, citrus scent mixed in with the sea breeze. In the shadows of one of the world’s best-known ghost towns – the Famagustan

Bicommunal May Day celebration to be held in the buffer zone

Several Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot trade unions and CSOs are organising a joint May Day celebration in the Taksim field. The organisation committee includes DEV-İŞ, PEO, KTÖS, KTOEÖS, BES, KTAMS and KOOP-SEN and many other unions and CSOs are expected to participate. Speaking during the preparation meeting of the organisation committee the Acting President

Greek Parliament Speaker laid wreaths upon Misiaoulis and Kavazoğlu graves and met bicommunal groups

The Speaker of Greek Parliament Zoi Konstantopoulou laid wreaths upon two Cypriot graves on Sunday, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, signaling her message of reconciliation on the first day of her visit to the island. Konstantopoulou paid her respects to Kostas Misiaoulis and Derviş Ali Kavazoğlu, who were “two martyrs in the same struggle for peaceful coexistence between

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