Ankara’s Cartography Museum the most comprehensive museum of its type in Turkey, displaying hundreds of maps and map-related products
Category: MUSTAFA AYDIN
The latest talks held between the leaders of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities in Geneva last week, under the auspices of the U.N., failed to produce desired outcomes.
Half of Russia’s holidaymakers have chosen Turkey as their top travel destination in 2017, a report released by the Association of Tour Operators in Russia (ATOR) stated
Category: YUSUF KANLI
Two important events will begin today. In Ankara, the Turkish parliament will convene to start the second round of deliberations on a constitutional reform package that the opposition claims will convert Turkey into an authoritarian country, while in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland, the Cyprus conference that started last week will resume for technical talks at the level of undersecretaries and deputy undersecretaries.
A working group seeking a solution to the Cyprus conflict under the auspices of the United Nations and with the participation of the three guarantor powers has started its duty in Mont Pelerin in Switzerland on Jan. 18.
Category: ARIANA FERENTINOU
He missed the latest Cyprus round by days. Mr. Stathis Eustathiadis, the doyen of Greek journalism, one of the last of the old guard who took the profession as a serious passion, died in Athens at the age of 92
The European Parliament faces a stormy election for a new president on Jan. 17 after a long-standing coalition of pro-EU parties collapsed just as the crisis-hit bloc confronts a wave of eurosceptic populism
Category: VERDA ÖZER
“Conflicts can only be solved when they are still hot,” Henry Kissinger once famously said. But Cyprus seems to overrule this quote since the 50-years old question seems to be defrosting at last.
Rival Cypriot delegations have failed to agree on maps for new borders on the divided island state, each slamming the other’s proposals as “unacceptable,” Turkey’s foreign minister has said
Today marks the fifth death anniversary of Rauf Denktaş, the founding president of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Turkey has set three conditions regarding security, land tradeoffs and a rotating presidency to achieve a solution on Cyprus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Jan. 13
Category: BARÇIN YİNANÇ
“Turkey holds key at last-ditch Cyprus talks,” was the headline of an analysis published in the EUObserver a few days before the intercommunal talks started in Geneva on Jan. 9.
Coming to terms with Russia’s pivotal role in the Syrian peace process has become a central fixation for Turkey and most other actors in the region
A Greek supreme court prosecutor on Jan. 11 argued against extraditing two Turkish officers over July’s failed coup, in the second of three such hearings this week
Dozens of migrants are at risk of freezing to death in Europe after heavy snowfall and bitterly cold temperatures hit Greece and the Balkans, aid agencies said on Jan. 11
Bulgaria will halt exports from local power generators from Jan. 12 to ensure sufficient electricity supplies after freezing temperatures led to an increase in power demand, the energy ministry said
The United Nations’ new secretary-general, Antonio Guterres, has urged the parties in the Cyprus peace talks in Geneva to be patient to reach a “solid and sustainable” solution, as the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders were accompanied by the foreign ministers of the three guarantor powers for the first time
Will it be possible for the Turkish Cypriot president to produce a map showing his territorial offers for a settlement on Cyprus while not even an inch of progress has been achieved on replacing the “red” section regarding power sharing with a “black” one?
Germany’s interior and justice ministers, representing the two blocs in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling coalition, agreed on Jan. 10 on tougher measures for asylum seekers whose documents are not in order or who are deemed to pose a security threat
Experts from both sides of Cyprus get set to present respective maps of their vision for the future of the island before a meet with Britain, Turkey and Greece
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