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  1. UN cool to Turkey's Cyprus agenda

    Posted Jan 26th 2004, 12:00am by Nicholas Birch

    ... had persuaded his sceptical generals to endorse the resumption of talks on the UN plan to reunite Cyprus, divided for 30 years. Crucial to Turkey's hopes of getting a date for European ... Doubts about the depth of Turkey's real desire for a solution on Cyprus. Until now, Turkey's powerful military has never supported Mr Erdogan's proposals to reunite Cyprus ...

  2. Talking points

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is expected to focus on damage limitation rather than engaging in what many consider an unwinnable campaign against the gangs. No Turkish delight as Cyprus takes EU presidency Cyprus starts its six-month presidency of the European Union tomorrow, much to the annoyance of its nemesis, Turkey. Turkey decided last year it would boycott the EU presidency when Cyprus takes over from Denmark, ...

  3. Turkish Cypriot hopes fade after an election deadlock

    Posted Dec 16th 2003, 12:00am by Nicholas Birch

    ... breach of presidential impartiality', said Erdal Guven, Cyprus expert for the liberal Turkish daily Radikal. 'He's hardly likely to accept their arguments that they should take ... Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and Turkish subsidies make up more than 50 per cent of its annual budget of US$650 million. Mr Denktas has solid support among hardliners in the Turkish ...

  4. A Middle East authority

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or the costliest of liabilities?' Hirst knows the Middle East. He spent two years of British Army national service in Egypt and Cyprus. He studied at Oxford and at the American University of Beirut. ...

  5. Chinese Hordes and Human Waves

    Posted Feb 12th 2012, 12:00am

    ... is his knowledge and experience as head of British Army intelligence and a career that took him to Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo, Cyprus, Libya and Northern Ireland. The US made two ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted Jan 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and other members will tour five districts and hand out mini ceremonial windmills, a traditional bringer of good luck, signifying change. UN chief hosts talks on Cyprus reunification UN chief Ban ...

  7. News - World


    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... after 17 years as a fugitive in northern Cyprus. He was found guilty of stealing £29 million (HK$355 million) from Polly Peck, a multi-national with interests in everything from fruit packing ...

  8. Voting procedures frozen in favour of government

    Posted May 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... CHING, Mid-Levels Cyprus realities I refer to the article 'Greek Cypriots vote to reject peace plan' (April 25). The current Cyprus situation is the consequence of traditional Greek hegemony. Since 1974, the international community has failed to recognise that there are two nations on Cyprus, and that they ought to be recognised as equally sovereign. The European Union ought ...

  9. Israeli bombs' oil-slick threat to Med

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Lebanon's coastline will be hit but also Cyprus, Syria, Turkey, Greece and even Israel,' Mr Sarraf said. The Israeli blockade of Lebanon's waters had made it impossible to send ships ...

  10. What's happening in the world in 2008

    Posted Jan 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Slovenia assumes the presidency of the European Union, while Cyprus and Malta join the Euro zone. February 'Super-duper Tuesday' sees a number of US states hold primaries which are likely ...




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