Moscow, Oct 6 (Sputnik) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday he was concerned about the risk of escalating tensions between Cyprus and Turkey due to a possible miscalculation from either side.
New York: The past 45 years of “unacceptable status quo” has prevented lasting peace and stability in Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades told the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday.
Nicosia, Apr 26 (Xinhua/UNI) Cyprus' first serial killer case spiraled on Thursday, with local media reporting that the 35-year-old suspect allegedly admitted to the killing of at least seven women, including two girls.
United Nations, Apr 5 (IBNS): A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said that serving the UN is a “great opportunity” to develop professionally and personally.
New York, Sept 28 (IBNS): “Blatant violations of international law” were foremost on the mind of Nicos Anastasiades, President of Cyprus, as he brought the issue to the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday, urging States to readjust their policies in “hope for a better future.”
New York, June 29(Just Earth News): On the opening day of the Conference on Cyprus, a senior United Nations official expressed hope that the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders as well as the guarantors â€“ Greece, Turkey and the United Kingdom â€“ have the determination to overcome the challenges and resolve the issues before them.
New York, Jan 12 (Just Earth News): A United Nations-supported conference on Cyprus opened in Geneva on Thursday, bringing together the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot leaders in a dialogue chaired by Secretary-General AntÃ³nio Guterres.
New York, July 27 (Just Earth News): The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday extended the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six months, until 31 January 2017, and welcomed the progress of the negotiations between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders to reach a comprehensive settlement.
New York, June 3 (Just Earth News) The political division between Greek and Turkish communities in Cyprus creates many obstacles to the exercise of cultural rights, which should not be considered as a bargaining chip, a United Nations human rights expert said on Thursdayat the end of her first fact-finding mission to the island nation.
New York, Mar 31 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday appointed two women with extensive experience in the United Nations to senior positions in the Organization.
New York, Jan 30 (IBNS) The Security Council on Thursday extended the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) â€“ one of the longest running UN missions still in operation â€“ until 31 July 2015, noting that despite some progress made in negotiations between the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides, a â€œcomprehensive and durable settlementâ€ is still lacking.
New York, Jan 15 (IBNS) The United Nations Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, voiced concern that, despite some recent openings in the talks, it has been impossible to get negotiations back on track.