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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Cyprus dispute
The House of Representatives (Vouli Antiprosópon/Temsilciler Meclisi) is the parliament of Cyprus.
The districts (επαρχίες;) are the subnational subdivisions of Cyprus.
In 1950, Michael Mouskos, Bishop Makarios of Kition (Larnaca), was elevated to Archbishop Makarios III of Cyprus.
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 Cyprus, Larnaka, Nicosia, Famagusta, Limassol, Kyrenia, Paphos
Cyprus is geographically in Western Asia (or the Near East), though politically and culturally it is considered as being in Europe.
Famagusta was occupied by the Turkish military during the invasion of the island by Turkey in 1974, in response to the Greek-backed coup.
Limassol is the second-largest city of Cyprus with a population of 161,000 (2001 census).
cyprus.world-guide.info   (4363 words)

 Cyprus Information   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cyprus (Greek: Κύπρος, Kýpros; Turkish: Kıbrıs) is a Eurasian island in the eastern part of the Mediterranean Sea south of the Anatolian peninsula (Asia Minor) or modern-day Turkey.
Cyprus became part of the Byzantine Empire after the partitioning of the Roman Empire in AD 395, and remained so for almost 800 years, though with brief period of Arab domination and influence.
Cyprus was placed under British control on 4 June 1878 as a result of the Cyprus Convention, which granted control of the island to Britain in return for British support of the Ottoman Empire in the Russian-Turkish War.
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 Cyprus dispute - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cyprus Dispute is the conflict between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots and also Republic of Cyprus and Turkey over Cyprus, an island in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.
In 1925 Britain declared Cyprus to be a Crown Colony.
In 1950, Michael Mouskos, Bishop Makarios of Kition (Larnaca), was elevated to Archbishop Makarios III of Cyprus.
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 Cyprus « Greater Surbiton
On the 5th of this month, Brown received the President of Cyprus, Dimitris Christofias (pictured), and signed with him a Memorandum of Common Understanding. The text commits Britain and Cyprus to the common goal of a bi-zonal, bi-communal federal Cypriot state based on a single sovereignty as a solution to the long-running Cyprus dispute.
However laudable the model for a Cyprus settlement outlined in the Memorandum may be, it is difficult to see how simply affirming support for it, in a manner that alienates one of the sides whose consent would be essential for its realisation, in any way helps to promote a settlement.
Greece’s pursuit of its own nationalist agenda has introduced the Cyprus dispute, like a foreign disease, into the very heart of the EU; last autumn, the EU suspended eight of the negotiating chapters of Turkey’s accession talks in retaliation for Turkey’s refusal to open its ports and airports to Cypriot ships and planes.
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 BBC News | EUROPE | Talks begin on Cyprus dispute
Talks on the future of the divided island of Cyprus have begun at the United Nations in New York.
Cyprus has been divided since 1974, when troops from Turkey occupied the north of the island after Greek Cypriot rebels staged a coup to unite it with Greece, then ruled by a military junta.
The division of Cyprus is one of the most enduring problems facing the United Nations, which has maintained a peacekeeping force on the island since 1964.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/europe/547576.stm   (508 words)

 Turkish PM calls for new efforts to resolve dispute over Cyprus | The San Diego Union-Tribune
But EU member Cyprus noted that it could block Turkey's accession amid a dispute over the future of the island, part of which is under Turkish control.
Turkey refuses to formally recognize Cyprus until a settlement on the island is reached.
Cyprus has been split into a Greek south and Turkish north since 1974, when Turkey sent in troops to block a coup by supporters of union with Greece.
www.signonsandiego.com /uniontrib/20041225/news_1n25cyprus.html   (283 words)

 CNN - U.N.'s Annan: Cyprus accord 'within our grasp' - July 9, 1997
Annan said his special envoy for Cyprus, former Ecuadorean Foreign Minister Diego Cordovez, would be submitting "a number of suggestions" to facilitate their work.
Cyprus has been virtually partitioned since troops from Turkey took over the north of the island in 1974 to foil a coup by Greek Cypriots, supported by the military government then ruling Greece.
In 1963, three years after Cyprus won independence from Britain, a government representing both communities broke apart amid violence that resulted in the dispatch of a U.N. peacekeeping force that is still on the Mediterranean island.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9707/09/cyprus/index.html   (625 words)

 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - TvWiki, the free encyclopedia
The territory between the TRNC and the remainder of Cyprus is separated by a United Nations-controlled buffer zone.
The failure of Turkey to withdraw its troops from the island and restore the Republic of Cyprus after the collapse of the coup attempt is widely regarded internationally as a violation of the Treaty of Guarantee, UN resolutions and international law.
The UDI of the TRNC was rejected by the UN and the Republic of Cyprus.
www.tvwiki.tv /wiki/Turkish_Republic_of_Northern_Cyprus   (1572 words)

 CNN.com - Cyprus unity talks breakthrough - January 17, 2002
Cyprus has been divided since Turkey invaded the island in 1974, following a failed coup by supporters of union with Greece.
There is mounting international pressure for an end to the dispute before Cyprus' expected entry into the European Union by the end of next year.
Greece, the other main power broker in the Cyprus dispute, is already an EU member.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/01/17/cyprus   (465 words)

 Cyprus, Litigation and Arbitration, Dispute Resolution 2007/08 Volume 1: Country Q&A - Cyprus - Andreas Neocleous & Co ...
Please give a brief overview of the main dispute resolution methods used in your jurisdiction to settle large commercial disputes, identifying any recent trends.
Arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), although at an infant stage, are becoming more popular, particularly in disputes relating to construction, insurance and trade.
If a commercial dispute does result in a court action it falls within the jurisdiction of the district courts (except in the case of admiralty disputes) (see Question 3).
www.mondaq.com /article.asp?article_id=53534   (328 words)

 Cyprus Country Brief
A coup against President Makarios on 15 July 1974 organised by the Greek military junta, aimed at uniting Cyprus with Greece, was the trigger for Turkish troops to land in Cyprus and occupy the northern part of the island (37 per cent) where Turkish Cypriots were living.
This was renamed in November 1983 the ‘Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)’.
The Republic of Cyprus GDP for 2007 was A$20.5 billion, with an annual growth rate of 3.8 per cent.
www.dfat.gov.au /geo/cyprus/cyprus_brief.html   (1568 words)

 Cyprus Dispute and fall of the Military Junta - Athens Info Guide
After the foundation of the Republic of Turkey in 1923, the new Turkish government formally recognized Britain's ownership of Cyprus and in 1925, Britain declared Cyprus to be a crown colony.
In August 1954, Greece's UN representative formally requested that self-determination for the people of Cyprus be included on the agenda of the General Assembly's next session.
The expressed attitude of the Cypriot Turks was that, when Britain withdrew, control of Cyprus should simply revert to Turkey although Turkey gave up all rights and claims to Cyprus in the 1923 Treaty of Lausanne.
www.athensinfoguide.com /history/t9-97-80cyprusbackground.htm   (732 words)

 Cyprus travel guide - Wikitravel
Cyprus (Greek Κυπρος, Turkish Kıbrıs, [1]) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey.
After the accession and according to EU legislation that considers Cyprus to have been admitted in full an entry to the Turkish part is formally an entry to whole Cyprus and must therefore not result in any disadvantage to travellers from the EU.
Cyprus' climate and natural advantages mean that there is always a steady supply of travellers seeking employment and residency on the island.
wikitravel.org /en/Cyprus   (2667 words)

A number of current disputes between Greece and Turkey are made worse by the historical environment that existed between the two countries.
A second dispute between the two nations is related to the air control responsibilities in the Aegean.
The fortification of the Aegean islands and, to a lesser degree, the airspace control dispute were mainly caused by the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus.
www.stwing.upenn.edu /~durduran/dergi/kalou1.htm   (682 words)

 Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea
The dispute is the latest in a series of hurdles in Turkey's long-standing bid for EU membership.
Instead, he called for the Cyprus dispute to be resolved through the United Nations.
Cyprus has become a pretext which hides these prejudices and the fact that when Turkey enters [the EU] it will change the EU very much." But, such change need not be negative, says political sociologist Dogu Ergil of Ankara University.
english.chosun.com /w21data/html/news/200612/200612060003.html   (842 words)

 The Acheson Plan
His mission was also the occasion for heightened awareness of the Cyprus problem in the United States; the failure of Acheson Plan, in fact, was treated in the American press as further evidence of Makarios
To give Turkey assurance that its security would not be threatened from Cyprus or from the direction of Cyprus, Greece would cede to Turkey a portion of the Island in perpetuity, that is in full sovereignty.
Garoufalias, went to Cyprus with the dual purpose of postponing conclusion of an agreement with Moscow and sounding the policies of Archbishop Makarios.
www.cyprus-conflict.net /acheson_plan.htm   (3930 words)

 BBC NEWS | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Cyprus
Cyprus has been divided since 1974 when Turkey invaded the north in response to a military coup on the island which was backed by the Athens government.
But hopes that the island could join united were dashed when leaders of the Turkish and Greek communities failed to agree to the UN plan by the March 2003 deadline.
He has urged the EU and UN to revitalise negotiations on the future of Cyprus and end the international isolation of the north.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1016541.stm   (925 words)

 War of words as Cyprus peace talks falter
The Cyprus dispute led to open war between Greece and Turkey in 1974, and after a wave of communal violence Turkish forces invaded and occupied the north of the island, which has been partitioned ever since.
The Greek President of Cyprus, Glafkos Clerides, is due to meet his Turkish opposite number, Rauf Denktash, in Nicosia to discuss security issues.
Much hope for reviving serious negotiations on Cyprus is now pinned on a meeting between the two men at the Balkans security conference in November.
www.telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1997/09/26/wcyp26.html   (720 words)

 CNN - Missile dispute threatens Cyprus truce - Jan. 10, 1997
The uneasy peace between Greece and Turkey is threatening to unravel as a missile crisis escalated on the divided Mediterranean Island of Cyprus.
Peace on Cyprus has not been secure since the 1974 invasion and occupation of the northern part of the island by Turkish forces.
Greece and Turkey exchanged threatening words last summer over Cyprus after an unarmed Greek Cypriot protester was fatally shot by a solder while trying to pull down the red and white Turkish flag.
www.cnn.com /WORLD/9701/10/cyprus/index.html   (389 words)

 Cyprus PIO: News Update in English, 98-07-01
According to a United Nations press release, Dame Ann Hercus will arrive in Cyprus on Friday, 3 July and is scheduled to hold a press conference at the Ledra Palace in Nicosia on her first day at work.
At present, she is an international consultant to, inter alia, the UN and the Commonwealth.
Cyprus and Poland signed a protocol yesterday, amending a shipping agreement which was signed between the two countries in 1984.
www.hri.org /news/cyprus/cypio/1998/98-07-01.cypio.html   (710 words)

 Progress In Cyprus Dispute
I welcome the UN Secretary-General's final plan to settle the Cyprus dispute, and express the strong hope that the people of Cyprus will accept it.
Australia is a longstanding supporter of efforts to achieve a settlement to the Cyprus dispute.
If both referenda succeed, Cyprus will be able to enter the EU as a unified country on 1 May 2004, an outcome that would be welcomed by the whole international community.
www.foreignminister.gov.au /releases/2004/fa046_04.html   (263 words)

 Cyprus :: Northern Cyprus eyes Kosovo decision for own future
Nami was appointed by Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat last month to chair negotiations with the EU and United Nations for a settlement to the Cyprus dispute.
Greek Cyprus is proceeding along the same line as its traditional ally Russia.
Slovenian officials, however, vow to try their best but we'll wait and see whether the package will finally be adopted or some other formulas that serve the same purpose will come out,” he added.
www.cyprus-forum.com /viewtopic.php?p=240475   (883 words)

 CNS - Cyprus - A Chronology: 1998
Cyprus' O Filevtheros newspaper reports that diplomatic officials believe activity on Cyprus’ political issues will be postponed until September, when US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright may visit Greece and Turkey.
Cyprus' interim charge d'affaires in Moscow, Sophoclis Sophocli, says that although the S-300PMU-1 system was originally due to arrive in Cyprus between mid-July and mid-August, none of its components have been deployed on the island.
12/3 The Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation reports that the Greek and Cypriot governments are concerned that the United Nations may include a clause referring to the planned deployment of the S-300PMU-1 missile system on Cyprus in its biannual renewal of the mandate of the UN Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP).
cns.miis.edu /research/cyprus/chr98.htm   (11001 words)

 Cyprus property Network offers a wide selection of property in Cyprus - property sales, lets and rentals. Villas, ...
The Cyprus Property Network covers all areas of Southern Cyprus (The Republic of Cyprus) including Ayia Napa, Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos, (Pafos), Protaras, Paralimni, Polis, Pomos, Nicosia and all areas of the Troodos mountains.
We do not sell property or land in Northern Cyprus - Please beware when looking to purchase property there as the land is still under dispute, quite apart from the moral questionability of such an purchase.
Cyprus Property rentals - Long term property rentals of 1 year +.
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 Library of Congress / Federal Research Division / Country Studies / Area Handbook Series/ Cyprus / Bibliography
Ertekün, N.M. The Cyprus Dispute and the Birth of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Nicosia: Cyprus, Ministry of Finance, Department of Statistics and Research, Printing Office of the Republic of Cyprus, 1982.
Nicosia: Cyprus, Ministry of Finance, Department of Statistics and Research, Printing Office of the Republic of Cyprus, 1987.
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