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52 years since “Bloody Christmas”. The spark came on 21 of December 1963

52 years since “Bloody Christmas”. The spark came on 21 of December 1963

1963 is still a historical minefield By Elias Hazou THE FANATICS won: that’s the view shared by a growing number of modern historians and researchers on the outbreak of inter-communal violence on the island exactly 50 years ago. Mutual distrust was aided and abetted by false-flag operations and disinformation on both sides. Perhaps the only

Cyprus and NATO – an old story

By Dr Andrestinos Papadopoulos I TOOK the cue to write the present article from information contained in the British foreign office documents which were made public in December 2014. According to these papers, in January 1985, Spyros Kyprianou, then president of Cyprus, had proposed to British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher that Cyprus should accede to

Siber: “I desire a federal solution based on the Turkish proposal of 1977”

  Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen (13.01.15) reports that the self-styled speaker of the “TRNC assembly” and “candidate” for the upcoming “presidential elections” Sibel Siber said that although the Cyprus problem is important, the “people” want to see a “president” who is interested in their domestic problems as well. During a visit to the occupied

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