Athens claims high ground as Erdogan warns troops will stay on Cyprus 'forever' - Kathimerini

Turkey's dismissal of the demand for a full withdrawal of its forces from divided Cyprus in the event of a settlement, and its overall attitude at the international summit in Geneva on Thursday, confirmed, Athens claimed on Friday, Ankara's ...and more »

Think the American political system will stop Donald Trump exercising ultimate power? The same was said about ... - The Independent

Manic sensitivity to criticism is a hallmark of both men. In Trump's case this is exemplified by his tweeted denunciation of critics such as Meryl Streep, while in Turkey 2,000 people have been charged with insulting the president. Patrick Cockburn ...and more »

The History of Cyprus Maps Since the Turkish Invasion in 1974 - Greek Reporter

The presentation of maps of Cyprus by the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides in Geneva was one of several since the Turkish invasion on July 20, 1974. The first presentation of a territorial proposal was as early as 1974, shortly after Turkish ...and more »

Turkish parliament approves articles transferring vast powers to president - Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey's parliament has approved three more items from a controversial constitutional amendment draft in late-night voting sessions on Jan. 12 and early Jan. 13, reducing many of the legislature's own powers in favor of strengthening the president.and more »

Turkish, Greek Cypriots reject each other's peace maps - Daily Sabah

The Turkish and Greek Cypriot delegations have failed to agree on maps for new borders on the divided island state, each slamming the other's proposals as "unacceptable," Turkey's foreign minister said Saturday, after peace talks stalled. A week of ...and more »

In Nicosia, the world's last divided capital, a spirit of reconciliation is stirring across the fence - The Guardian

Barriers have separated the Greek and Turkish sectors of Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus, since 1974. Cyprus · Dispatch. In Nicosia, the world's last divided capital, a spirit of reconciliation is stirring across the fence. A new generation of Cypriots ...and more »

Cyprus talks to continue at home - POLITICO.eu

GENEVA — The first ever international meeting to reunify Cyprus ended after only a day of talks, with an agreement to set up a working group and continue discussing the toughest issues later this month. Following a meeting at the United Nations on ...and more »

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Donald Trump 'put CNN reporter in his place' - The Independent

Turkey's leader has praised the actions of US President-Elect Donald Trump in refusing to talk to a CNN reporter at his first media briefing in six months. At the press conference in New York on Wednesday, Mr Trump refused to take a question from CNN's ...and more »

Cyprus Talks Stumble over Turkish-Greek Dispute - Asharq Al-awsat English

British soldiers speak to migrants on a beach at Royal Air Force (RAF) Akrotiri in Cyprus, October 21, 2015, in this handout courtesy of the RAF. REUTERS/RAF/Handout via Reuters. Geneva- Hopes for a peace deal on Cyprus stalled Friday over ...and more »

Cyprus, reunification and a lot of maybes - Irish Times

The small town of Morphou, just north of the fortified line that divides Cyprus, epitomises in microcosm the island's challenge. Unless it is returned in its entirety to the control of Greek Cypriots who were expelled from it 42 years ago by Turkish ...and more »