Cyprus

European Environment Agency Released Beaches and Bathing Water Ranking: Where Is Bulgaria?

Every year, the European Environment Agency (EEA) compiles bathing water data gathered by local authorities across the 27 European Union member states, the United Kingdom, Switzerland and Albania - measuring levels of bacteria from sewage and livestock. More than two thirds of sites are coastal beaches, with rivers and lakes making up the remainder.

Turkish Cypriot leader points to rise of far right in southern Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot President Ersin Tatar said May 31 there was a significant increase in votes for the far-right ultra-nationalist National Popular Front (ELAM) in the latest legislative elections in the Greek Administration of Southern Cyprus (GASC). 

The leader of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) was speaking to Anadolu Agency on the results of the polls held Sunday.

New Cyprus talks should begin with 2 states, not communities: Erdoğan

Turkey's president on May 22 spoke virtually at the opening ceremony of an irrigation tunnel to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC), commenting on the Cyprus issue.

"If there are to be new talks on Cyprus, these should no longer bebetween the two communities, but between the two states," Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said via live video link to the site of the event in the TRNC."

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