Author Archives: Andreas Kyprianou

Decision taken to reduse 20th of July celebrations to a minimum

According to Bayrak (18.07.2016), Mustafa Akinci evaluated the latest developments in Turkey with the “government officials” at a meeting. During the meeting which was attended by Huseyin Ozgurgun, Sibel Siber, Turkish Ambassador to Nicosia Derya Kanbay as well as the Commanders of the Cyprus Turkish Peace Forces Command and the Turkish Cypriot Security Forces Command

Going through the gears By @EsraAygin

By Esra Aygin The Turkish Cypriot side wants to take the negotiations process to a decisive final level as of September. And proposes that the remaining issues, which also happen to be the most politically sensitive, are discussed outside Cyprus with the aim of bringing them to a successful conclusion. This was the main topic

Fixing Famagusta By @nathanmorley

THREE distinctive parts of old Famagusta are set to undergo essential conservation work in the latest phase of repairs at historic monuments across Cyprus. The new projects come after the Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage (TCCH) – in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) completed successful conservation works at 25 monuments including a

The liberation struggle of Morphou’s new citizen

LAST MONDAY was a day of historical significance for Morphou. Another fighter was added to the long list of patriots in the struggle to secure the return of Morphites to their occupied town. And what a fighter! The President of Greece, Prokopis Pavlopoulos. During a solemn ceremony in Nicosia, President Pavlopoulos was declared an “honorary

From victory to annexation

By Nicos Rolandis There was a time when the UN General Assembly was our home, our real home. Those were the years soon after the Turkish invasion when we had resorted to the General Assembly on a number of occasions and the results were overwhelmingly in our favour. We organised a strong team at the