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Free Greek lessons for beginners

Cyprium News Reporting
We Circle Collective and Sxoleio tou Dromou organise free Greek lessons for beginners at the Nicosia Old Market (Agora Project) in Nicosia. “This course is available to every person who lives in Cyprus and wants to learn how to communicate in one of the local languages. We believe that learning in...
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Authorities should defend freedom of movement

Cyprium News Reporting
PRESS RELEASE 27.11.2018 UniteCyprusNow: Authorities should defend freedom of movement A few days ago a group of citizens announced they would be blocking various crossing points along the Green Line every Sunday over the next few months. This is not the first time that attempts have been made to block...
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Discussing “What are you doing against the division?” in Famagusta

Cyprium News Reporting
PRESS RELEASE 21.11.2018 Discussing “What are you doing against the division?” in Famagusta As a part of its campaign titled “What are you doing against the division?”, UniteCyprusNow (UCN) is now organizing its third town-hall meeting in Famagusta, following the two meetings organized in Nicosia and Limassol earlier this month....
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Başarı, Mağusa ve Lefke inisiyatiflerinindir

Cyprium News Reporting
BASIN BİLDİRİSİ 15.11.2018 Başarı, Mağusa ve Lefke inisiyatiflerinindir UniteCyprusNow (UCN), Derinya ve Aplıç’ta iki yeni geçiş noktası açılmasını mümkün kılan herkesi en içten şekilde tebrik eder. Bu başarı öncelikle, temasın barış ve yakınlaşma getireceğinden hareketle, bu amaçlar doğrultusunda yıllardır mücadele eden Mağusa ve Lefke’deki yerel inisiyatiflere ve bölge insanlarına aittir....
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Discussing “What are you doing against the division?” in Limassol

Cyprium News Reporting
PRESS RELEASE 12.11.2018 Discussing “What are you doing against the division?” in Limassol Following a very successful town hall type meeting in Nicosia last week attended by over a hundred people from both sides of the island, on the subject “What are you doing against the division?”, the grassroots movement...
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Successful certification of bi-communal CMP anthropologists

Cyprium News Reporting
Four Cypriot anthropologists of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) from both communities have successfully passed the rigorous theoretical and practical examinations of the Latin American Directory of Forensic Anthropology (DALAF). In a press release, congratulating the four anthropologists, the CMP notes that “on 25 October, Ms. Istenç Engin, Ms....
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UniteCyprusNow calls to action against division

Cyprium News Reporting
PRESS RELEASE 2 November 2018 UniteCyprusNow calls to action against division UniteCyprusNow (UCN) is launching a call to action against division with the theme “What are YOU doing against division?” The call to action will start with events in three cities in November. The aim of the call to action...
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UCN visits Democratic Rally party leader

Cyprium News Reporting
A group of UniteCyprusNow activists had a meeting on Tuesday 23 October with the Democratic Rally leader, Averof Neophytou, as part of our programme for visiting political parties, having previously met with Akel’s General Secretary, Andros Kyprianou. During the meeting we conveyed to Mr. Neophytou our concerns regarding the lack...
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Cyprus’ Attitude to the Settlers needs to change

Tom Cleaver
By Tom Cleaver I was shopping in Nicosia last week, Dereboyu to be precise. I wasn’t expecting to end the day with a political point to make, but in Cyprus politics is never too far away, and here we are. I walked into one particular shop and was greeted by...
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Attempted Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in Cyprus

Cyprium News Reporting
By Michael Stephen Former British Parliamentarian (1992-97) The assertion by Mr. Christides (May 10, 1999) that there was no ethnic cleansing or attempted genocide of Turkish Cypriots by Greek Cypriots is ridiculous. Until influential Greek Cypriots come to terms with the appalling behavior of their community toward the smaller Turkish...
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EU to raise the destruction of Cyprus’ cultural heritage in North Cyprus

Cyprium News Reporting
European Commissioner for Culture Tibor Navracsics has promised to raise the issue of the destruction of Cyprus’ cultural heritage in the island`s northern part at the next UNESCO conference, in Paris. According to an announcement by EPP MEP Lefteris Christoforou, the two men met to discuss the issue, with Navracsics...
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icons and other artefacts to the Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus

Cyprium News Reporting
PRESS RELEASE 04.10.2018 UniteCyprusNow calls for the return of icons and other artefacts to the Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus Turkish Cypriot Havadis newspaper reported last week that religious icons and artefacts that were left in the north after 1974 have been preserved at the Kyrenia castle. Believing that the...
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Anastasiades pledges commitment for bicommunal initiatives

Cyprium News Reporting
Nicos Anastasiades expressed his commitment in supporting bi-communal initiatives which support the efforts aimed at reaching a comprehensive settlement. Addressing the Stelios Bi-Communal Awards 2018 at the foundation’s premises, Anastasiades praised the winning teams for their efforts to promoting creative bi-communal interaction and co-operation, with the aim of achieving lasting...
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Open Deryneia and Aplic/Apliki, take initiative for more crossing points

Cyprium News Reporting
UniteCyprusNow is pleased to see that the efforts aimed at opening the Deryneia and Aplic/Apliki crossing points have been intensified. After a three-year delay, both crossing points will technically be ready in the first half of October, according to official statements to the media. We invite all sides to cooperate...
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Contact Theory

Cyprium News Reporting
  Checkpoints bursting with endless queues of Greek Cypriot-plated cars leading each other to cheaper fuel; interacting and engaging with Turkish Cypriots and Turks along the way. Some might say that these people are simply taking advantage of the weak TL. The optimists among us though see something else. I...
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The Village With No Name – Part 10 ‘A Walk Through Ledra’

Cyprium News Reporting
A Walk Through Ledra by Kivanc Houssein. “Nicosia? Why would you want to go to Nicosia? it’s a city, it’s too hot, it’s too dry, why the other side? stay here, eat, go to the beach!” All that rang in my ears, and, as my suitcase dragged over the uneven...
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Joint call by Cyprus civil society groups

Cyprium News Reporting
Today, a group of CSO representatives visited Elizabeth Spehar, UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative in Cyprus, and handed her a joint statement… We, the civil society groups listed below, are extremely alarmed about the future of Cyprus. The island is drifting towards partition and the international community stands silent. It is...

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