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Latest News From Around the World:


07.06.10- (Cyprus Mail)
British Minister for Europe David Lidington

Has said that an agreement leading to the reunification of Cyprus would be the best thing for both communities on the island.



06.06.10- (DEBKAfile Special Report)

Turkish troops deployed in Cyprus, top intelligence ranks Islamized

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan is clearly spoiling for more trouble with Israel. This is manifested by the steps which are revealed here by DEBKAfile's military and intelligence sources.



05.06.10 (Cyprus Press & Information Office)
Embargoed until 9.45 a.m.

Address by HE the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr. Demetris Christofias at the welcoming ceremony of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI at the Presidential Palace.



03.06.10 (European Affairs Debate)

Foreign Secretary William Hague speaking at the House of Commons

"We continue to support the negotiations to re-unify the island of Cyprus. I am pleased to they re-started last week. Although we do not underestimate the difficulties, it would be very greatly in the interest of both communities on the island for these talks to succeed."



14.05.10- (Cyprus Mail)

Letter from Ankara: The next steps in Greco-Turkish relations

Turkey's Prime Minister flies to Athens for a summit with his Greek counterpart that may result in freer travel between the two neighbours and steps toward resolving their differences over the Aegean and Cyprus.



17.03.10- (Cyprus Mail)

Brown: "Cyprus leaders will need huge courage"
Gordon Brown after meeting Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in London


05.03.10- (CNN)

US Congressional Panel  passed a resolution  calling the killing of Armenians in Turkey "Genocide".
Turkey recalls envoy to US over panel's "Genocide" vote.



03.03.10- (Robert Ellis, The Guardian UK)

The Scandalous History of Cyprus

After decades of botched interferences, the EU should practise what it preaches and ensure that Turkey withdraws its troops.


13.02.10- (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Presidency Official Website)
Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations

For four decades, Ledra Street in the heart of Nicosia had been a symbol of a divided Cyprus. And then, two years ago this April, the wall that split the capital into north and south was opened.



10.02.10- (European Parliament and various other sources)

Turkish Troops to withdraw

The European Parliament makes a final decision




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