Cyprus

MİT business in northern Cyprus

 MİT business in northern Cyprus

Emre Uslu

26 June 2013

When Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (KKTC) Democrat Party-National Forces(DP-UG) deputy Ejder Aslanbaba recently alleged that DP-UG head Serdar Denktaşand deputy Ahmet Kaşif had offered him a bribe to vote “yes” during a vote ofconfidence and to later resign from office, this caused great turmoil.There is a whole back story to the bribery allegations.

Turkey rebuffs Cyprus link to new EU chapters

 Turkey rebuffs Cyprus link to new EU chapters

28 May 2013

Ankara quickly rejects a tentative proposal from the European Union on accession negotiations, refusing to open its ports to Greek Cypriot shipping in return for speedier chapter negotiations. BRUSSELS --

Turkey has rebuffed the European Union which offered to turn its “one-flower policy” into a "flourishing garden" of several chapters, if Turkey fulfills its obligation to fully implement measures that would open its ports to all EU members, including Greek Cyprus.

Towards early elections in Turkish Cyprus?

 Towards early elections in Turkish Cyprus?

SEFA KARAHASAN

A consensus has not been achieved within the ruling National Unity Party (UBP) in northern Cyprus.

Merkel pushes Turkey on Cyprus customs snub

Merkel pushes Turkey on Cyprus customs snub

FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE
• Monday, 06 May, 2013
Speaking to Turkish daily Hurriyet, Chancellor Merkel was asked how long Turkey will have to wait to join the EU.

Parliament in Cyprus passes international bailout deal

 Parliament in Cyprus passes international bailout deal

BBC News, 30 April 2013

Parliament in Cyprus has approved the country's international bailout after warnings that the alternative would be financial collapse. MPs voted through the loan package by 29 votes to 27. The tiny eurozone state secured a loan package worth 10bn euros (£8.4; $13bn) from its EU partners and the International Monetary Fund. In return it must raise 13bn euros, largely banking reform. An early proposal to raise money through a levy on all bank deposits was quickly withdrawn.

Cyprus ‘Czech-mated’

 Cyprus ‘Czech-mated’

By MARIOS LEONIDA -EVRIVIADES

04/22/2013 22:10

A sovereign state was bullied into accepting a diktat – in the case of Czechoslovakia the loss of a third of its territory to Nazi Germany.
What happened to Cyprus in the early hours of March 25 and in the lead-up meeting of March 15 in Brussels, the headquarters of the European Union, was qualitatively no different than what happened to Czechoslovakia on September 29, 1938 in Munich of Nazi-controlled Germany.

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