Chinese news agency Xinhua reported on the joint efforts by Egypt, Greek Cypriot Republic of Cyprus and Greece to improve relations


Last Saturday a summit of cooperation was held in Cairo between Egypt, Cyprus and Greece that is hoped to improve Egypt’s relations with the European Union (EU), most of whose members disapproved of the removal of former Islamist President Mohamed Morsi by the military last year. Both Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras and [Greek] Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades assured Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi that their countries would work as ‘Egypt’s ambassadors’ to the EU in order to improve the country’s ties with the union. Arguing that Egypt’s relations withRead More

Random Ramblings

Thank-you, Nicos Anastasiades, for the best Bayram present EVER! On 7th October (the last day of the four day Islamic Kurban Bayram – Feast of the Sacrifice), the Greek Cypriot President, Nicos Anastasiades, gave the TRNC president, Derviş Eroğlu, the best Bayram present EVER!  He threw all of his toys out of his pram, and then withdrew himself and the rest of the Greek Cypriot team from the Cyprus ”peace” talks! If President Eroğlu were a Christian, and it was December 25th, he would be able to proclaim “yes, Virginia,Read More

Two historic mosques to receive cash injection

The bicommunal Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage announced that two mosques, one in Evretou/Evretu and the other in Tserkezoi/Çerkez, are included in new emergency measure projects. Phase 2 of the ‘Support to cultural heritage monuments is of great importance for Cyprus’ project includes both projects as fully funded by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future (UNDP-PFF). Ali Tuncay, a Turkish Cypriot technical committee member said: “These two mosques follow the first project by the Technical Committee the conservation project to Denia/Denya mosque which wasRead More

South Cyprus is 19th among 28 countries in providing social justice

According to a research  done by German Bertelsman Foundation  in 28 EU member countries, South Cyprus came 19th. with 5,09 point in providing social justice. According to the Greek Cypriot daily Fileleftheros, the research was done comparing data belonging to  EU member countries regarding; preventing poverty, access to education, access to working life, socialisation, preventing discrimination, health and intergenerational justice parameters.

The USA is doing what EU cannot or does not want to do


Turkish EU Minister and Chief Negotiator Volkan Bozkır said: “USA realized present interests in Cyprus and a progress has been started in Cyprus due to the intervention of the USA. The USA is doing what EU cannot or does not want to do”. In the statement given to a news agency, Volkan Bozkır pointed out that the negotiations in Cyprus are their parameters. He said “There are some factors for the solution of the Cyprus problem, including territory and ports. We always made efforts to keep the negotiations and theirRead More