Daily Archives: October 5, 2019

CYPRUS: Pre-election period heating up in Turkish Cypriot community

As the elections for the new Turkish Cypriot leader in April 2020 draws closer, parties in the occupied north of the island are preparing their campaign strategy.

The main opposition party, left-wing Turkish Republican Party (CTP) is holding its ordinary …

Security Council to discuss Cyprus’ appeal over Famagusta

The United Nations Security Council will discuss Cyprus’ appeal over Turkish threats to settle Varoshia the fenced-off part of the coastal town of Famagusta.

An informed source told CNA that the discussion will be held in the UNSC closed session …

Turkey is trying to create fait accompli in Cyprus’ EEZ, Greek FM says

Greek Foreign Minister Nicos Dendias said that the illegal attempt of Turkey to drill in the Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is part of its tactics to create fait accompli � a tactic which violates the international Law and the

TECHNOLOGY: Cyprus is lagging in digital transformation

Cyprus seems to have technology at the bottom of its priority list after ranking 54 from 63 economies for digital competitiveness just one spot above the Philippines, while behind India, Turkey and Romania.

The United States held on to the …

CNA News – CNA – Evie Mitsidou Phillips – Cyprus/NICOSIA 05/10/2019 13:58

Turkey’s illegal intrusion in Cypriot EEZ to be placed on the agenda of next European Council

President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades informed the President of the European Council Donald Tusk about Turkey’s new illegal intrusion in a licensed block of …

CYPRUS: Stella gets green light for commissioner after assured performance

Warm applause after a gruelling three-hour grilling was the surest sign possible that Cypriot Stella Kyriakides had passed her audition at the European Parliament with flying colours to become the EU’s next Health Commissioner.

It wasn’t until the next morning …