Military history of Cyprus

Turkish Cypriot leader announces candidacy for 2015 election

Turkish Cypriot President Derviş Eroğlu has thrown his hat into the ring by announcing that he will run as an independent candidate in the country's presidential election to be held in April 2015.

Eroğlu, who was previously elected as the Turkish Cypriot leader in 2010, became the first to announce his candidacy via a statement on Nov. 28.

Turkey offers ‘joint committee’ for deadlock in Cyprus talks after ‘private firm’ suggestion

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has called for the formation of a “joint committee” between the Turkish and Greek Cypriots to resolve the controversy over the use of energy resources off of Cyprus.