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13 Dead in Bus Explosion in Caesarea (Kayseri), Turkey

A car bomb exploded next to a bus carrying soldiers and civilians in Caesarea (Kayseri) in central Turkey, said authorities. The blast happened outside Erciyes University...

CyProb Solution Must Be in Line with EU Acquis – Foreign Ministers

European foreign ministers showed solidarity with FM Ioannis Kasoulides in today's summit. The political reunion between the Greek-and-Turkish Cypriots must be in line with EU laws,...
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Cyprus Condemns Terrorist Bombing in Coptic Church, Cairo

The Foreign Ministry utterly condemns the terrorist bombing in St. Peter's Egyptian Orthodox Christian Church in Cairo on December 11th, it said in a...
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Prospects for a Cyprus Solution Dim Amid Worsening Greece-Turkey Relations

The prospects for a local solution to Cyprus' complex political problem dim as relations worsen between Greece and Turkey, which have opposing positions on security...
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Greece Draws the Line at Turkey Retaining Guarantor Powers over Cyprus

As President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci negotiate over the issue of territory in reunification talks, Athens has drawn the line at Turkey...
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Greek President Pavlopoulos to Obama – No Obsolete Guarantees on Cyprus

During a speech to outgoing US President Barack Obama, President Pavlopoulos said that a viable solution in Cyprus would mean no obsolete guarantees, no...


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