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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Bangladesh needs “massive international assistance” to feed and shelter the 436,000 Rohingya who have fled Myanmar in recent weeks, the head of the U.N. refugee agency said on Sept. 24.
NICOSIA – The Associated Press
Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, who has been under fire with Turkey accusing him of last weem’s failure on reunification negotiatins, has blamed Turkey for tpe collapse
WASHINGTON / CRANS-MONTANA
The United States on July 6 urged the reunification of Cyprus and called on the opposing Greek Cypriot and Turkish sides to reach a settlement, the White House said after a call between U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and leaders on both sides
The Greek Cypriot side’s “negative attitude” against resolution efforts on the island is to blame for the recent failure of Cyprus peace talks, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on July 10
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland – Anadolu Agency
Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoğlu has said U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will return to Cyprus talks in the Swiss Alps in July to speed up the reunification process
SYDNEY – Agence France-Presse
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell arrived back in Australia on July 10 ahead of a court appearance later this month over historical sex abuse charges
CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland - Anadolu Agency
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has criticized Greek Cypriots for not showing “good intentions and flexibility” in the reunification talks taking place in the Swiss resort of Crans-Montana.
Cyprus Mail, a Greek Cypriot newspaper, blamed Greek Cyprus President Nikos Anastasiades for the failure of an international conference for the reunification of the island, citing anonymous United Nations officials who said the Greek Cypriot president had insisted on “zero troops, zero guarantees,” despite the fact that the Turkish side announced its readiness to withdraw a large majority of troops and give up its intervention rights
More than 100,000 migrants and refugees have made the perilous journey across the Mediterranean to Europe since the beginning of the year, and 2,247 have died trying, the U.N. said on July 4.
ANKARA, CRANS-MONTANA, Switzerland
Turkey has blamed the Greek Cypriot side for the collapse of the Cyprus reunification talks, with Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım saying Ankara “did its best” with regard to diplomatic efforts.
Turkey will “not step back” from guaranteeing the rights of Turkish Cypriots before the ongoing talks in the Swiss Alps produce the necessary security guarantees, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmuş has stated.