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President Anastasiades outlines his positions to Republican Turkish Party

At an informal meeting held on Friday with Republican Turkish Party (CTP) representatives, President Nicos Anastasiades reaffirmed his readiness to begin efforts towards setting the terms of reference, as requested by the UN Secretary-General, with the ultimate goal of resuming negotiations, the government spokesperson Prodromos Prodromou said.

Cheers and jeers mark 35th anniversary of UDI in north

A series of protests and events were held on Thursday to condemn the 35th anniversary of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI) of the breakaway Turkish Cypriot state with the government calling on the leadership in the north to…

Divisions highlighted ahead of UDI anniversary in north

While Greek Cypriot political parties on Wednesday condemned the 35th anniversary of the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI), which will be marked in the north on Thursday, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci acknowledged…

Exxon drillship on location in block 10

The Stena Icemax drillship has arrived on location in Cyprus’ offshore block 10 and is preparing to bore down into the seabed, energy minister Giorgos Lakkotrypis said on Monday.

Anastasiades accused of lacking clarity and sowing confusion

Opposition parties and Turkish Cypriots were quick to pounce on President Nicos Anastasiades’ public proposal for a decentralised federation on Wednesday, saying he failed to address crucial power-sharing issues and accusing him of trying…

Cypriot halloumi soon to be available in China

A protocol for the export of Cypriot dairy products to China was signed on Tuesday between Agriculture Minister Costas Kadis and Minister of the General Administration of Customs of China Ni Yuefeng.