Turkey And Cyprus

Checkpoints between Free and Occupied Cyprus reopen

[ad_1] Buffer zone barricade near the Ledra Street checkpoint, Nicosia, Cyprus. Credit: Jules Verne / CC-BY-SA-4.0 Cyprus reopened its checkpoints on Friday with the United Nations announcing that restrictions between the Greek and Turkish parts of Cyprus will be lifted. Travel between the Republic of Cyprus and the occupied north …

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Try the Mediterranean Sizzle Potato Salad

[ad_1] Now that it’s almost officially summer, there’s a good chance you’ll dust off the grill for a barbecue. If you’re looking to spruce up your side dishes with a more holistic approach, consider Yasmin Khan’s lush new book, “Ripe Figs”. It takes readers on a culinary journey through the …

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‘Northern Cyprus will not be Gaza’

[ad_1] In April 2021, an informal meeting on Cyprus was held in Geneva. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said there was “no common ground” to resume formal negotiations after the talks. Why did the talks fail again and why do European states have to recognize Northern Cyprus as a state before …

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Turkish mafia boss releases 7th scandal video

[ad_1] Turkish organized crime boss Sedat Peker released his seventh video in a scandalous series about government and organized crime that has 70 million viewers, according to Social Blade. But the seventh video is the most shocking, as Peker alleges the son of a former prime minister runs a cocaine …

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Russian airlines cut most flights to Turkey in summer

[ad_1] RussiaS7 Airlines joined Aeroflot on Tuesday in its decision to cancel flights to Turkey this summer pending the government’s decision to lift the flight restrictions introduced on COVID-19. Turkey is a destination for millions of Russian tourists every year, and Moscow’s decision to stop flights until June 1 due …

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Turkish economy is on a steadily declining trend

[ad_1] Andreas Charalambous and Omiros Pissarides In September 2020, when we looked at the negative performance of the once rapidly growing Turkish economy, we felt that the country’s economic policy was at an impasse. Almost a year later, the combined impact of the pandemic and President Erdogan’s current and ideologically …

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President reviews Geneva talks in letters to UN and EU

[ad_1] President Nicos Anastasiades sent letters to the UN Secretary General, permanent and non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, EU institutions as well as heads of state and government of the ‘EU to inform them of developments in the Cyprus issue. In statements to media on Thursday, government spokesman …

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