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    1. April 23, 2010

      Europe should seize Cyprus chance

      Brussels blog (Tony Barber): The election of Dervis Eroglu as Turkish Cypriot president appears at first sight to deal a...

    2. Brussels Blog

      April 21, 2010

      EU should seize chance for a breakthrough in Cyprus dispute

      The election of Dervis Eroglu as Turkish Cypriot president appears at first sight to deal a severe blow to the latest United...

    1. April 19, 2010

      Eroglu victory worries Cyprus government

      Turkish Cypriots’ election of a nationalist leader who has pledged to resist compromise with the Greek Cypriot south could...

    2. April 18, 2010

      Poll results rock Cyprus settlement hopes

      Prospects of a settlement to reunify the divided island of Cyprus dimmed on Sunday as Turkish Cypriots voted for a new...

    3. February 6, 2010

      Turkish Cypriot leader vows talks

      The leader of the Turkish Cypriots vowed yesterday to continue talks with his Greek Cypriot counterpart on a comprehensive...

    4. February 5, 2010

      Turkish Cypriot leader vows to continue talks

      The leader of the Turkish Cypriots vowed on Friday to continue talks with his Greek Cypriot counterpart on a comprehensive...

    5. February 2, 2010

      UN urges courage in Cyprus talks

      Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, yesterday called for "courage and determination" in talks to end the decades-long...

    6. February 2, 2010

      UN urges courage in talks to end division of Cyprus

      Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, yesterday called for "courage and determination" in talks to end the decades-long...

    7. February 2, 2010

      Pledge on peace negotiations

      Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders pledged yesterday to redouble efforts for a settlement to reunify the island, responding...

    8. February 1, 2010

      Ban looks to ‘mutually beneficial solution’

      Ban Ki-Moon, UN Secretary General, on Monday urged Cypriot leaders to show more courage, determination and flexibility in...

    9. February 1, 2010

      UN plea in talks to end division of Cyprus

      Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, on Monday called for “courage and determination” in talks to end the decades-long...

    10. January 31, 2010

      UN throws weight behind Cyprus talks

      Ban Ki-Moon, United Nations secretary-general, arrived in Cyprus on Sunday to give a push to the Greek and Turkish Cypriot...

    11. Brussels Blog

      January 29, 2010

      Turkish Cypriot election looms over Cyprus settlement talks

      A potentially decisive moment is approaching in the Cyprus settlement talks that started in September 2008.  Ban Ki-moon,...

    12. November 9, 2009

      UN envoy focuses on progress in unification talks

      Alexander Downer, United Nations special envoy to the latest Cyprus reunification effort, insists that after 14 months of...

    13. November 9, 2009

      Leaders wrestle to break island’s bitter deadlock

      Few outside observers still have doubts about the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders’ commitment to ending the island’s...

    14. November 9, 2009

      Urgency and frustration grow in Ankara

      A clutch of Turkey’s senior diplomats flew to Ankara last month for a weekend of talks behind the closed doors of the...

    15. November 8, 2009

      Leaders wrestle to break island’s bitter deadlock

      Few outside observers still have doubts about the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders’ commitment to ending the island’s...

    16. November 8, 2009

      Urgency and frustration grow in Ankara

      A clutch of Turkey’s senior diplomats flew to Ankara last month for a weekend of talks behind the closed doors of the...

    17. October 30, 2009

      Slow progress in Greek and Turkish Cypriot negotiations

      Demetris Christofias, president of Cyprus, painted a gloomy picture yesterday of the prospects for overcoming the island's...

    18. October 29, 2009

      Cyprus downbeat on unification talks

      Demetris Christofias, president of Cyprus, painted a gloomy picture on Thursday of the prospects for overcoming the island’s...

    19. September 30, 2009

      Cyprus partition warning over talks

      A de facto partition of Cyprus will be the only option remaining if talks to reunify the island have not produced a...

    20. September 30, 2009

      Cyprus partition warning over talks

      A de facto partition of Cyprus will be the only option remaining if talks to reunify the island have not produced a...

    21. September 30, 2009

      ICG warns of possible Cyprus partition

      A de facto partition of Cyprus will be the only option remaining if talks to reunify the island have not produced a...

    22. September 16, 2009

      Cyprus talks grind slowly, says Turkish Cypriot leader

      United Nations-brokered negotiations to solve the Cyprus problem are making slow progress, increasing the risk that the...

    23. September 15, 2009

      Turkish Cypriot leader gloomy on UN talks

      United Nations-brokered negotiations to solve the Cyprus problem are making slow progress, increasing the risk that the...

    24. May 12, 2009

      Time running out for federal Cyprus solution

      Time is running out to reach a settlement on the divided island of Cyprus, where a 35-year conflict remains the biggest...

    25. May 11, 2009

      Time running out for Cyprus settlement

      Time is running out to reach a settlement on the divided island of Cyprus, where a 35-year conflict remains the biggest...

    26. January 5, 2009

      World Diary

      TODAY Woolworths shuts shop UK retail chain Woolworths will close its remaining stores today if no buyer is found. About...

    27. November 3, 2008

      World Diary

      TODAY Cyprus-Turkey talks Demetris Christofias, president of Cyprus, and Mehmet Ali Talat, leader of the self-proclaimed...

    28. October 28, 2008

      Last chance to create a unified economy

      Hopes were high on April 3 that the opening of a new city centre crossing-point to link the Greek and Turkish Cypriot...

    29. October 9, 2008

      Cyprus talks hit difficulties

      Cyprus unification talks face difficulties after only three meetings between the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders and need...

    30. September 11, 2008

      Cyprus talks start in earnest

      Negotiations on the main issues that have kept Cyprus divided since 1974 began in earnest on Thursday, with the Turkish...

    31. September 3, 2008

      Cypriot leaders in unification talks pledge

      Cyprus’s two presidents on Wednesday launched unification talks by discussing an incident at a new border crossing point...

    32. September 3, 2008

      New push for unity in Cyprus

      The Greek and Turkish Cypriot presidents will start talks today on reunifying Cyprus as a loose federal state with a small...

    33. September 3, 2008

      Optimism at new bid for unity in Cyprus

      The Greek and Turkish Cypriot presidents will today start talks on reunifying Cyprus as a loose federal state with a small...

    34. September 2, 2008

      Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders seek deal

      The Greek and Turkish Cypriot presidents on Wednesday began intensive talks on reunifying Cyprus as a loose federal state...

    35. July 28, 2008

      UN envoy prepares for Cyprus talks

      Alexander Downer, the new United Nations special envoy to Cyprus, today starts two days of talks with political leaders and...

    36. July 27, 2008

      UN diplomat prepares for Cyprus talks

      Alexander Downer, the new United Nations special envoy to Cyprus, on Monday starts two days of talks with political leaders...

    37. July 26, 2008

      Cypriot leaders agree on talks aimed at reunification

      Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders yesterday agreed to start direct talks on September 3 with the aim of reunifying Cyprus...

    38. July 26, 2008

      Cypriots to launch reunification talks

      Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders yesterday agreed to start direct talks in September with the aim of reunifying Cyprus as...

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