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Northern Cyprus: Right-wing nationalist Ersin Tatar elected president

Monday, October 19th 2020, 6:56
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Ersin Tatar, who is pro-Turkey and wants Cyprus to be two separate states, is elected president.
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Varosha: Turkey reopens deserted Cyprus resort but tourists will wait

Thursday, October 8th 2020, 18:20
related places: Varosha

Varosha was once a tourist paradise, until conflict split Cyprus in two in 1974.
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Ayia Napa false rape claim protesters: 'We believe you'

Tuesday, January 7th 2020, 17:46
related countries: Israel Israel, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Women's rights groups from Cyprus and Israel gathered outside the Supreme Court that sentenced the British teenager.
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Ayia Napa: Mother of convicted Briton backs Cyprus boycott

Wednesday, January 1st 2020, 10:05
related places: Ayia Napa

The mother of a woman convicted of lying about being raped says she believes Ayia Napa is unsafe.
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Teen's stolen ashes recovered in Cyprus after tearful call from thief

Monday, December 30th 2019, 18:22

The parents planned to scatter their son's ashes in Cyprus, but they were stolen from their car.
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Family plea for return of son's stolen ashes in Cyprus

Saturday, December 28th 2019, 20:26

The parents were preparing to scatter the teenager's ashes at a scenic spot before they were robbed.
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Cyprus strips 'golden' passports from 26 investors

Thursday, November 7th 2019, 14:33

Criminals are suspected of using cash-for-passports schemes in Cyprus and some other EU states.
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'My mother gave me away to give me a better life'

Sunday, November 3rd 2019, 0:34

New documentary Queens of Amathus tells stories of women who migrated to Birmingham from Cyprus.
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Turkey ramps up drilling off Cyprus on eve of peace talks

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 10:04
related countries: Turkey Turkey
related places: Ankara

Ankara sends a third ship to the eastern Mediterranean region, defying warnings from the EU.
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Woman arrested in Cyprus 'over false rape claim'

Sunday, July 28th 2019, 11:44
related countries: Israel Israel

Twelve Israeli males had been arrested in Cyprus in connection with the alleged assault on 17 July.
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'Stray Syrian anti-aircraft missile' hits northern Cyprus

Monday, July 1st 2019, 10:19
related countries: Israel Israel, Syria Syria

Officials say the missile was apparently launched during suspected Israeli air strikes on Syria.
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EU warns Turkey of sanctions for Cyprus drilling

Friday, June 21st 2019, 17:14
related countries: Turkey Turkey

Turkish drilling for energy off Cyprus is "illegal", EU leaders say, threatening sanctions.
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Seventh victim of Cyprus serial killer found

Wednesday, June 12th 2019, 17:46

The body of a 6-year-old girl was found after the suspect gave additional details to police.
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Cyprus serial killer case exposes abuse of migrant women

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 11:40

Migrant women pay thousands to move to Cyprus and work in "similar conditions to modern slavery".
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Cyprus serial killer: Police find another suspected victim

Sunday, April 28th 2019, 15:18
related countries: Greece Greece

A Greek-Cypriot army officer has confessed to killing seven women and girls, all of foreign descent.
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Debt misery hits students as dream turns sour in northern Cyprus

Wednesday, February 13th 2019, 0:32

Foreign students fall prey to loan sharks, lured by offers of a university education in northern Cyprus.
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'Indiana Jones of art' finds stolen Cyprus mosaic

Sunday, November 18th 2018, 12:36
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

The Dutch investigator says he is proud to be able to return the sixth-Century mosaic to Cyprus.
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