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Erdogan Says Turkish Troops Will Stay in Cyprus ‘Forever’
After peace talks among Turkey, Greece and Britain, the Turkish president said soldiers would not leave Cyprus unless Greek troops pulled out.
Erdogan Says Troops Will Be in Cyprus ‘Forever,’ Complicating Hopes of Reuniting
The Turkish leader, however, often takes a firmer line with domestic audiences than with foreign ones, and diplomats said they remained cautiously optimistic.
‘Symbol of Hope’: U.N. Chief Says Deal to End Cyprus Divide Could Be Near
At talks in Geneva, representatives of Britain, Greece and Turkey met with Cypriot leaders from both sides of the island nation, which has been divided since 1974.
As the E.U.’s Language Roster Swells, So Does the Burden
The European Union spends about $1 billion a year on services related to its 24 official languages. Some want to add Turkish — and perhaps drop English.
Cyprus Peace Talks End With Each Side Blaming the Other
Negotiations to end a decades-old division between Greek and Turkish Cypriots broke down Tuesday, and no date was set for a new round of talks.
Cyprus: Why One of the World’s Most Intractable Conflicts Continues
The island nation has been divided since 1974 in a complex dispute. Leaders of both sides began five days of talks on Monday to resolve it.
Egyptian Who Hijacked Jet Is Ordered Deported From Cyprus
Seif Eldin Mustafa had forced the EgyptAir plane to divert, claiming that he was wearing an explosive vest and demanding to see his former wife.
Shootout in Cyprus Resort Town Kills at Least 3
At least three people were killed and two were wounded in the resort town of Ayia Napa, the police said.
Love Story? Ex-Wife Calls EgyptAir Hijacker Abusive
Marina Paraschos, who divorced Seif Eldin Mustafa 25 years ago, said he was “dangerous and unpredictable.”
Hijacking Suspect to be Held 8 Days
An Egyptian man suspected of hijacking an EgyptAir flight and diverting it to Cyprus — to see his estranged family, he said — will remain in the custody of local police during the investigation.
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