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Veterans recall Turkey's 1974 Cyprus Peace Operation

On its 47th anniversary, veterans recalled Turkey's Cyprus Peace Operation launched by the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) to bring peace and safety to the island and to the Turkish Cypriots who had suffered from years of persecution. 

Yaşar Gevrek and Ersoy Taluğ as 1974 Cyprus Peace Operation veterans told Anadolu Agency of their experiences and how the operation unfolded.

Erdogan trumpets two-state solution in occupied Cyprus to celebrate anniversary of invasion

By George Gilson

Exactly 47 years after Turkey's invasion of Cyprus, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Turkish-occupied Cyprus to celebrate the invasion that led to the occupation of 40 percent of the island and the ethnic cleansing of the north, leaving 200,000 Greek Cypriots refugees in their own land.

Scorching heat, thunderstorms to grip most of Romania for two days

The National Weather Administration (ANM) issued on Monday new Code Yellow and Code Orange warnings of unstable weather, including scorching heat spells, valid in most of Romania. According to the forecast, a Code Yellow warning of heightened heat and thermal discomfort in Oltenia, Muntenia, Dobrogea and southern Moldavia will be in place today.

Serbia will not have to give up Kosovo for the sake of joining the EU?

He expressed confidence that Belgrade would not have to give up Kosovo for membership in the Union, and that no candidate country was asked to do anything similar.
"Do you know of a case of a candidate country that had to do something similar to become an EU member?" Selakovic asked.