Mustafa Akıncı

Turkish Cypriot leader Akıncı files complaint against death threats

Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı filed a criminal complaint with Turkish Cypriot prosecutor's office and General Directorate of Turkish Cypriot Police on Oct. 17 against people who made death threats against him and his family on social media," according to a statement released by his office.

UN envoy visiting Cyprus in bid to restart peace talks

United Nations special envoy Jane Holl Lute was headed to the divided island of Cyprus on Saturday, where she will hold separate meetings with the leaders of the Republic of Cyprus and the Turkish-occupied north aimed at restarting stalled peace talks.

Lute will meet with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiadis at 11 a.m. on Sunday and later with Turkish-Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci.