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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

    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...

  38. 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...

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