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Turkey moves away from European standards Kasoulides says

Cyprus is firmly convinced that Turkey does not meet the Copenhagen criteria said Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides during his speech at the EU General Affairs Council meeting in Luxembourg stressing that his country will not accept the opening of new negotiating chapters, the upgrading of the customs union or visa liberalization.

Cyprus honours filmmaker Iannis Smaragdis

Renowned Greek film director Iannis Smaragdis was honoured on Wednesday, October 11, at the Pallas Theater in Nicosia, Cyprus for his contribution to Art and promotion of the great Greek artists and Greek civilization in general.

Nicosia seeks action from EU about aid to the enclaved

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades plans to discuss with European Council the issue of the North's decision to slap tariffs on humanitarian aid sent weekly by the Cyprus government to Greek Cypriots and Maronites in the north.

Cyprus: Annexation is on the table, says Turkey

Turkey’s request to annex the occupied part of Cyprus was ascertained on Monday by deputy Prime Minister in charge of Cyprus Affairs, Recep Akdag, who said that such a plan is on the table.