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In: News11 Nov 2009
This article was originally published on www.voanews.com Britain has offered to give up half of the land occupied by its sovereign military bases in Cyprus if the divided island’s leaders can seal a reunification deal. In an attempt to show they are serious about supporting a solution to the protracted Cyprus problem, Britain has renewed [...]
A small but significant change was quietly made late last week regarding the current ‘peace’ talks in Cyprus. Greek Cyprus president, Dimitris Christofias (pictured left) announced that he and Turkish Cyprus President Mehmet, Ali Talat (right) would now be meeting twice a week in an attempt to speed up a mutually agreed resolution to the [...]
For those of you living in Northern Cyprus, but who sometimes get a tinge of longing for the green fields, friendly cabbies and cream teas of England, I thought you might appreciate a quick update on what has been going on this week.
For those of you living in Northern Cyprus you may have felt a jolt this morning as you enjoyed your cornflakes. Cyprus was hit by a minor Earthquake. The quake hit at 9:30am and was felt right across the island with Nicosia bearing the most severe movement. It measured 4.5 on the Richter scale, no [...]
Turkey & North Cyprus bring in New Currency for 09 From today new coins and notes are being introduce in Northern Cyprus. The Turkish Lira (TL) will replace the ‘New’ Turkish Lira over the course of the next year when the ‘old’ New Turkish Lira (YTL) will be phased out. The previous currency was [...]
Oil, EU and Two States Uncomfortable week for the peace talks Peace talks have been off track this week with the Greek Cypriot leader Dimitris Christofias vowing that he has not accepted "partition" or "the logic that suggests the presence of two states on the island" of Cyprus, the Anatolia news agency reported yesterday. [...]