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Israeli navy stops Cyprus-bound Palestinian boat

The Israeli navy has intercepted a boat carrying eight Palestinian activists who were sailing from Gaza to Cyprus in an attempt to break the Israeli blockade, it was reported on Wednesday.

Erdogan due to arrive in north

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to arrive in the north on Tuesday afternoon following his swearing-in ceremony on Monday after his re-election.

Photiou calls on Turkey to assume its responsibilities

Presidential Commissioner Photis Photiou said on Saturday that the most tragic aspect of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus 44 years ago was the issue of missing persons, and that Turkey must assume its responsibilities until the fate of each…

‘Important weeks ahead’ for Cyprus problem, UN says

Important weeks lay ahead for the Cyprus problem as the two sides on the island prepare for the arrival of an UN envoy who will determine whether there are grounds for the resumption of reunification talks, UNSG Special Representative…

UN envoy expected in Cyprus end of July for consultations

The UN on Tuesday is expected to announce the appointment of Jane Holl Lute as the envoy of the Secretary General who will hold consultations with interested parties in Cyprus, in late July, in Turkey, Greece, and the UK in a bid to help…