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Cyprus leaders under pressure to strike peace deal in Swiss resort

Nicosia - Rival Cypriot leaders at a make-or-break summit in Switzerland this week will come under pressure to seal an elusive peace deal for their divided island or face the consequences.

Greek, Turkish premiers play down divisions ahead of Cyprus talks

Atenas - Greece and Turkey put a territorial dispute in the Aegean on the back-burner in talks in Athens Monday, stressing their common commercial interests ahead of UN-sponsored talks over Cyprus.

Cyprus struggles to tackle 'industrial' songbird poaching

Nicosia - Volunteers and police in Cyprus are struggling to tackle illegal songbird trapping operations that kill millions of birds a year and net huge profits for poaching gangs.

Switzerland conference offers 'historic opportunity' for Cyprus

Nicosia - A conference in Switzerland starting later this month offers an "historic opportunity" for rival Cypriot leaders to clinch an elusive deal to end their island's decades-old division, a UN envoy said Friday."This is really an historic opportunity.

Switzerland conference offers 'historic opportunity' for Cyprus

Nicosia - A conference in Switzerland starting later this month offers an "historic opportunity" for rival Cypriot leaders to clinch an elusive deal to end their island's decades-old division, a UN envoy said Friday."This is really an historic opportunity.

Switzerland conference offers 'historic opportunity' for Cyprus

Nicosia - A conference in Switzerland starting later this month offers an "historic opportunity" for rival Cypriot leaders to clinch an elusive deal to end their island's decades-old division, a UN envoy said Friday."This is really an historic opportunity.

Blast at British base in Cyprus injures police officer

Nicosia - A small explosion outside a police station at a British base in Cyprus injured a policeman on Tuesday, authorities said, adding that it was being treated as a criminal incident.

Cyprus: four decades of division and negotiations

Nicosia - Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when Turkish troops occupied the northern third of the Mediterranean island in response to an Athens-inspired coup seeking union with Greece.

Cyprus talks to resume in Geneva on June 28: UN

New York - Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders will return to Geneva on June 28 for talks aimed at tackling some of the thorniest issues in the way of a historic deal on the reunification of Cyprus.

Art seeks to heal wounds in divided Cyprus

Paphos - Inside an art gallery on the divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus, Selma Bolayir draws a large yellow sun on a black-and-white picture of a South Vietnamese soldier who appears to be crying.

IMF urges Cyprus to reduce bad loans, push reforms

Nicosia - The International Monetary Fund on Thursday praised Cyprus for making progress since it exited a bailout regime but called on it to reduce bad loans and to press ahead with reforms.

Cyprus talks reach 'final mile': UN envoy

New York - Two years of talks on reunifying Cyprus have reached "the final mile" with a new round of decisive negotiations to be held at the end of June, the UN envoy said Monday.

Cyprus leaders agree to push on with reunification talks

New York - Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agreed Sunday to return to the negotiating table later this month in a new bid to clinch a historic deal on reunifying the island.

Cyprus leaders meet UN chief to salvage talks

New York - Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders on Sunday traded blame over a deadlock in Cyprus reunification talks as they arrived at the United Nations for talks with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.

Cyprus rival leaders agree to meet UN chief in New York

Nicosia - Rival Cypriot leaders are to meet UN chief Antonio Guterres in New York at the weekend in a bid to resolve a deadlock in Cyprus reunification talks, officials said Wednesday.

Cyprus peace talks in limbo as UN shuttle diplomacy fails

Nicosia - A UN drive for a crunch Cyprus peace conference in Geneva has failed, leaving the future of talks on reunifying the island in limbo, a UN envoy acknowledged on Friday.

UN seeks date for Geneva summit on Cyprus

Nicosia - A new Cyprus peace conference in Geneva to push forward stalled reunification talks could be agreed by the end of this week, a UN official said Wednesday.

Cyprus talks at crisis point over next step

Nicosia - UN-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with rival Cypriot leaders at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.

Cyprus talks at crisis point over next step

Nicosia - UN-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with rival Cypriot leaders at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.

Cyprus talks at crisis point over next step

Nicosia - UN-backed Cyprus reunification talks have hit a snag with rival Cypriot leaders at loggerheads over a possible summit in Geneva.

Cypriot police hold four over kidnapping of Cypriot-Norwegian girl

Nicosia - A Greek Cypriot court on Friday remanded four men in custody over the kidnapping of a four-year-old girl believed to have been whisked away to breakaway northern Cyprus, police said.

Girl snatched in Cyprus, sparking manhunt

Nicosia - Masked men abducted a four-year-old girl outside a nursery in the Cypriot capital on Thursday, sparking a search by police who issued an arrest warrant for her Norwegian father.

Cyprus leader says peace talks at 'critical' moment

Nicosia - Cyprus is at a vital moment in its UN-backed peace process aimed at reunifying the island, President Nicos Anastasiades said Saturday, but admitted that differences with his Turkish Cypriot negotiating partner remained.

Cyprus leader says peace talks at 'critical' moment

Nicosia - Cyprus is at a vital moment in its UN-backed peace process aimed at reunifying the island, President Nicos Anastasiades said Saturday, but admitted that differences with his Turkish Cypriot negotiating partner remained.

Cyprus leader says peace talks at 'critical' moment

Nicosia - Cyprus is at a vital moment in its UN-backed peace process aimed at reunifying the island, President Nicos Anastasiades said Saturday, but admitted that differences with his Turkish Cypriot negotiating partner remained.

US probe of Russian election interference expands into Cyprus

Washington - A lawmaker probing Russian efforts to influence last year's US presidential election said Friday he had traveled to Cyprus to investigate money laundering operations there that could have been utilized by the Kremlin.

Cyprus peace talks resume after two-month gap

Nicosia - Rival Cypriot leaders on Tuesday rebooted stalled UN-backed reunification talks for the island and agreed to pick up lost momentum after a two-month suspension.

Cyprus amends controversial bill on decades-old vote

Nicosia - Greek Cypriot lawmakers voted Friday to overturn a controversial bill calling on schools to mark a decades-old vote on union with Greece, after peace talks with Turkish Cypriots broke down over the law.

UN says stalled Cyprus peace talks to resume

Nicosia - Rival Cypriot leaders have agreed to restart stalled peace talks next week on reunifying the island, the United Nations said on Tuesday.The announcement came after Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci met UN chief Antonio Guterres in Brussels.

UN dinner fails to set date for Cyprus talks

Nicosia - Rival Cypriot leaders on Sunday failed to set a date to restart stalled peace talks on reunifying the island after meeting for dinner in the UN-controlled buffer zone, the United Nations said.
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STOP: Barbed wire and abandoned buildings mark the dividing line between Cyprus and Turkish forces that invaded the island nation in 1974 and never left.
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