Cyprus dispute

Cyprus honors Noratlas dead

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades is attending on Friday the unveiling ceremony of a Greek Noratlas aircraft replica, which has been assembled at the Tymvos Makedonitissas military cemetery in Nicosia to honor the fallen.

The ceremony is part of a series of events and gatherings by which Greek Cypriots mark July 20 as the day of Turkish invasion.

Greek foreign minister writes book on failed Cyprus talks

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has written a book on the recent Cyprus peace talks, in which he criticises UN envoy Espen Barth Eide and shares details and documents unseen by the public.

Kotzias, a former career chief diplomat, played a pivotal role in the latest round of Cyprus talks that ended up in failure last summer.

Cypriot says British officers raped her in 1956

More allegations are piling up in an ongoing case in the UK against British forces, who are accused of torture and even rape during the Greek Cypriot insurgency between 1955 and 1959.

An elderly Cypriot woman, who was suspected of being an EOKA member when she was 15, says she was arrested in her home in 1956 and later tortured in the hands of British interrogators.

Greek, Cypriot leaders discuss Cyprus issue

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke on the phone with Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Thursday to coordinate their actions ahead of the Greek leader's meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on the sidelines of the two-day NATO summit in Brussels later today.

Talks between Tsipras and Anastasiades focused on the prospects to resolve the Cyprus issue.