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Tag: Greek Cypriots

Is the coronavirus pandemic bringing Cyprus closer to reunification? 3

Is the coronavirus pandemic bringing Cyprus closer to reunification?

President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nikos Anastasiadis and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı who supports the unification of Cyprus and opposes Turkey’s influence on the island, discussed developments about the spread…

Greek PM prepares for meeting with Turkish President 5

Greek PM prepares for meeting with Turkish President

Greece’s Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is scheduled to meet the Turkish President today in Ankara with a view of building bridges between the two countries after a period of challenges to their…

Cyprus occupation

Cyprus remembers 1974 coup that led to Turkish invasion

On Sunday Greek Cypriots marked the 44thanniversary of the coup in 1974, which was the excuse Turkey used to invade the island one week later. At 8:20am on Sunday sirens were sounded…

Now Turkish Cypriots protest against Turkey 10

Now Turkish Cypriots protest against Turkey

In a show of defiance, Turkish Cypriots took to the streets this week to protest against the threat Turkey poses to its secular culture. An estimated 1,000 people protested outside of the…

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