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Theocharouns whο left DISY for disagreement on Cyprob flirts with DIKO

Theocharouns whο left DISY for disagreement on Cyprob flirts with DIKO

DIKO leader Nicholas Papadopoulos and MEP Eleni Theocharous on Sunday ‘left the door open’ for electoral or other cooperation between the party and the former DISY member’s new ‘Solidarity’ movement. Theocharouns left DISY last month citing a divergence of views on the handling of the Cyprus issue. She said she would form her own movement.

Ignore the dwarfs

Just minutes after the EU-Turkey summit in Brussels finished last Sunday, a wave of déjà vu swept over Cyprus. Turkey may have received €3 billion to contain the refugee flows into Europe plus a promise to restart its EU accession process as well as some visa waiver perks, but the government was satisfied; Cyprus’ unilateral

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

DISY to hold bicommunal festival with the Turkish Cypriot party TDP

A Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot party are organising a bicommunal festival on 19 December, party leaders decided on Monday, during a meeting in Turkish-occupied Nicosia. DISY President Averof Neofytou thanked the leader of TDP, Cemal Ozyigit, adding that their meeting comprises one more step towards strengthening inter-party relations on the basis of mutual respect

Disy backs post-solution trade with Turkey

Disy president Averof Neophytou on Wednesday said there was no reason to reject commercial relations with Turkey following a solution to the Cyprus Problem. Speaking to reporters after meeting Singapore’s High Commissioner Dr Leong Horn Kee, Neophytou also said the people of Cyprus should not be divided into ‘yes’ and ‘no’ camps since a solution

Scaremongering and bad jokes

Some political outsiders are taking a tough view on the ongoing property issue being discussed on the Cyprus problem while others simply can’t take a joke. All this and more in The Dark Room… Scare tactics You would have noticed, I am sure, that there is a lot of scaremongering going on about the property

Rejectionist parties dissatisfied with president’s briefing

The parties of the so-called rejectionist camp all expressed their dissatisfaction on Tuesday after being briefed by the President on the progress in reunification talks. It’s understood the President’s briefing focused on the hot-button issues of property and the status and rights of Turkish settlers. Speaking to reporters later, DIKO chairman Nicholas Papadopoulos called the