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UN Cyprus peacekeepers need both sides' consent to succeed: Turkish foreign minister

Anadolu Agency 08 Dec 2021
The success of UN peacekeeping forces requires the consent of all sides, including on the divided island of Cyprus, said Turkey's foreign minister on Wednesday ... Cyprus has been mired in a decades-long dispute between Greek and Turkish Cypriots, despite a series of diplomatic efforts by the UN to achieve a comprehensive settlement.
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Pope Francis condemns migrant 'slavery, torture'

The Manila Times 04 Dec 2021
Francis — on his 35th international trip since becoming pope in 2013 — is the second Catholic pontiff to visit Cyprus after Benedict 16th in 2010 ... Cyprus has been split since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island's northern third in response to a military coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time.
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Pope Francis in Cyprus migrant mass condemns conditions

The New Arab 04 Dec 2021
Francis -- on his 35th international trip since becoming pope in 2013 -- is the second Catholic pontiff to visit Cyprus after Benedict XVI in 2010 ... Cyprus has been split since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island's northern third in response to a military coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time.
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Turkey reaffirms willingness to meditate to de-escalate Russia-Ukraine tension

Anadolu Agency 04 Dec 2021
On a query on the Cyprus issue, Kalin said many agree that isolation, sanctions, and the embargo Turkish Cypriots have had to endure are neither just nor legitimate ... The island of Cyprus has been mired in a decades-long ... The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus was founded in 1983.
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A weary pope urges Greek, Turkish Cypriots to heal division

Johnson City Press 03 Dec 2021
NICOSIA, CyprusPope Francis on Thursday urged Greek Cypriots and the breakaway Turkish Cypriots to resume talks on reunifying the Mediterranean island nation, saying threats and shows of force were only prolonging the “terrible laceration” its people have endured for nearly a half-century.
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Pope Francis to give open-air mass on Cyprus visit

Urdu Point 03 Dec 2021
- 'Walk together' - Cyprus has been split since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island's northern third in response to a military coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time ... It was a "source of sorrow for us that Pope Francis will visit Greek Cyprus only," he said. "There are two peoples in Cyprus.
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Pope Francis urges ‘fraternity’ at mass in divided Cyprus

Arab News 03 Dec 2021
“We are just waiting for a simple message of love and peace from the pope and that he will bless Cyprus and the world.” ... Cyprus has been split since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island’s northern third in response to a military coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time ...There are two peoples in Cyprus.
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Pope Francis gives open-air Mass, meets Catholics on visit to Cyprus

Manila Standard Today 03 Dec 2021
Walk together’ Cyprus has been split since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island’s northern third in response to a military coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time ... It was a “source of sorrow for us that Pope Francis will visit Greek Cyprus only,” he said.
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Pope Francis condemns 'prejudice' in migrant mass in Cyprus

Urdu Point 03 Dec 2021
"I've been suffering here I have no accommodation, no job, I'm struggling to feed myself here in Cyprus, so I need help." ... - 'Painful division' - Cyprus has been split since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island's northern third in response to a military coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time.
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‘Walls of fear’, nationalism slow Europe’s progress, warns Pope

Dawn 03 Dec 2021
Speaking of religious diversity in Cyprus, he said ... Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island’s northern third in response to a coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time. Only Ankara recognises the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and tensions simmer between the two sides.
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Pope deplores ‘terrible laceration’ of divided Cyprus, urges dialogue

Metro USA 02 Dec 2021
NICOSIA, Cyprus (Reuters) -Pope Francis on Thursday urged Cypriots to seek dialogue to heal the “terrible laceration” that has divided their island for nearly half a century, saying neither side should use force or threats ... A Turkish Cypriot breakaway state in northern Cyprus is recognised only by Ankara ... Pope Francis visits Cyprus.
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Pope Francis arrives in Cyprus for landmark trip

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
Pope Francis arrived on the divided island of Cyprus Thursday as part of a landmark trip to push two of his priorities ... Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the island's northern third in response to a coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time ... "It's not so usual (for the pope) to come to Cyprus.
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Pope Francis heads to migrant frontline Cyprus

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
Francis will be the second Catholic pontiff to set foot on Cyprus, which has a Greek Orthodox majority ... Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkish forces invaded and occupied the northern third of the island in response to a coup sponsored by the Greek junta in power at the time.
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Greece is an important regional player: Israeli Ambassador

Greek City Times 02 Dec 2021
The relationship of Greece, Cyprus and Israel “is a powerful one,” Amrani noted, and he added that “we are not playing a zero-sum game.” He also noted that Israel “can be friends with Turkey, and also have a close cooperation with Greece,” he said.
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Dismay with Madrid policy

Ekathimerini 28 Nov 2021
... and is in favor of strengthening a strategic security axis in the Mediterranean, while “Turkey pursues a policy in terms of military power.”.
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