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The Bathtub Massacre in Cyprus

The 1963 ‘bathtub massacre’ incident has widely been used by Turkish nationalists to generate hostility and mistrust within the Turkish Cypriot community against Greeks and to justify the 1974 Turkish military invasion of Cyprus in the eyes of the international community by portraying Greeks as aggressive and murderous. However, the truthfulness of the Turkish narrative has been challenged by objective observers and researchers.

Turkish Cypriots protesting in favor of unification.

Turkish Cypriots protest in Nicosia for “freedom and peace”

With the slogan of “Peace for our future” and #BarışÇünkü (peace, because), hundreds of Turkish Cypriots youth participated on Saturday afternoon in a protest march organized through a Facebook organizing committee in…

Hans & Gretel, a dessert parlour serving up magical treats

Hans & Gretel, a dessert parlour serving up magical treats

Once upon a time, in one of the most beautiful neighbourhoods of Athens, Monastiraki, there is a house very different from all the others… every day it becomes a magical world full…

Restrictions back as virus spikes in Cyprus

Restrictions back as virus spikes in Cyprus

Cyprus is rolling back gathering limits in its two most populous districts, amid concerns over a spike in COVID-19 infections. Cyprus’ Health Ministry on Monday announced: Gatherings in private homes and public…

Europa League Game moved from Armenia to Cyprus

Europa League Game moved from Armenia to Cyprus

Armenia will no longer host a Europa League soccer game on Thursday amid the country’s escalating conflict with neighbouring Azerbaijan. UEFA on Tuesday said the playoff game in the capital city of…

US to lift 33-year arms embargo on Cyprus

US to lift 33-year arms embargo on Cyprus

The United States will lift a 33-year arms embargo on Cyprus and deepen its security cooperation with Nicosia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced during a phone call with the President…

Cypriot hacker extradited to the U.S. to face charges 4

Cypriot hacker extradited to the U.S. to face charges

The United States Department of Justice has extradited two criminals from the Republic of Cyprus — one a computer hacker suspected of cyber intrusions and extortion, and the other a money launderer…

cyprus airport

Cyprus will reopen its airports on June 9

Cyprus will reopen its airports on June 9 as it gradually lifts restrictions imposed to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Cyprus Deputy Tourism Minister Savvas Perdios announced on Wednesday. “We expect…