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Downer to discuss Cyprus issue at UN Headquarters

UN Secretary General’s Special Advisor on Cyprus, Alexander Downer, is expected to hold a meeting with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday to discuss the Cyprus issue.

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Cyprus talks: slow progress and good will

The resumption of talks between the Greek President of Cyprus Dimitris Christofias and Turkish leader Mehment Ali Talat saw both sides discuss ways of moving the discussions forwar

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Cyprus talks off after ‘checkpoint harassment’

The tallks between both sides in Cyprus were postponed last week because of the poor treatment of Greek Cypriots on a pilgrimage in occupied northern Cyprus.

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Downer cautious on Cyprus

Alexander Downer expressed cautious optimism about the second phase of negotiations to resolve the Cyprus issue which are due to commence in September 2009.

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Cyprus talks: meeting 38 talks ranged far and wide

The thirty eighth meeting between the President of the Republic of Cyprus Demetris Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat saw discussions on security issues, th

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Classic car rally in Cyprus raises funds for cancer

A 1966 Holden ran second in car rally in Cyprus which raised funds for cancer victims.

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Cyprus talks focus on security

The thirty fifth round of discussions of the United Nations-backed talks between Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders focussed on the issue of security.

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Opening of new check point: a positive move forward in Cyprus

The opening of the crossing point at Limnitis augurs well for the talks between the Greek and Turkish communities in Cyprus.

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Cyprus talks bring opening of Liminitis crossing closer

Establishing a crossing at Liminitis to allow movement to and from the northern Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus were the major topic of discussion at the latest meeting betwee

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Miliband calls for bizonal solution on Cyprus division

Britain’s Foreign Secretary David Miliband last week expressed his support for a Cyprus settlement in the form of “a bizonal, bicommunal joint entity” following talks with his Gree