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  1. Conciliatory tone by AkinciRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Veteran Turkish Cypriot politician Mustafa Akinci says people in the breakaway north are eager for change and that makes him confident enough he will win Sunday's leadership election. The former occupied Nicosia mayor also argues that the less dependent Turkish Cypriots are on Turkey the more able they will be to survive under a federal set up.

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  2. Breakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... of talks aimed at reunifying ethnically split Cyprus. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) (The Associated Press) NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Turkish Cypriots are electing a new leader for the breakaway north of Cyprus in an unpredictable contest as talks to ...

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  3. Northern Cypriots vote for new leader who can succeed in peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Turkish Cypriot voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president, hoping he or she will succeed in forging a peace deal with Greek Cypriots on the ethnically-split island. A Turkish Cypriot man casts his vote, with a poster of Turkey's first President Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in the background, at a polling station in Famagusta, nothern Cyprus, April 19, 2015.

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  4. Turkish Cypriots vote for new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Voters in breakaway north of Cyprus went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new leader whose main task will be to represent them in peace talks expected to resume on the ethnically divided island next month. Opinion polls put conservative incumbent Dervis Eroglu in the lead ahead of the six other candidates.

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  5. Time to tear down this wallRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    More than a quarter of a century ago, a historic event took place in the heart of Europe that was meant to transform the world and to mark the tremendous changes that unfolded in the European Continent and the World, the Fall of the Berlin Wall. Tragically, during the 28 years of the repressive imposition of the wall, millions of Germans were forcefully separated from their families and deprived of their basic human rights, such as the right to property, freedom of movement and freedom of settlement in their own country.

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  6. Dark room: An accident just waiting to happenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Apocalypse now The quarrel between the President, Attorney General Costas Clerides, and his deputy Rikkos Erotocritou was an accident for Anastasiades waiting to happen. Dirty laundry came to forefront in a big way.

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  7. Cyprus puts bail-out program back on trackRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    Cyprus's Parliament approved crucial legislation on Saturday hopefully putting back on track its bail-out program after a suspension of almost 7 months. The legislation setting out the framework for insolvency, which was demanded by international lenders, was passed at an extraordinary weekend session of the 56-seat parliament.

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  8. Cyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdleRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KSWO

    ... air, left 11 people injured and brought traffic on a busy highway to a halt, authorities and witnesses said. NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout ...

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  9. Post your commentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Cyprus's bailout agenda was back on track Saturday after parliament adopted a controversial and long-delayed foreclosure and insolvency package as demanded by the country's international lenders. Workers takes down the sign of Laiki Bank at one of the failed bank's branches in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, on May 23, 2013 A delay in passing the insolvency framework, seen as a safety net for vulnerable groups against property repossessions, had prompted the opposition to suspend a foreclosures law passed last year.

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  10. ELECTIONS: Akinci, Siber aim to lead Turkish Cypriot electionsRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

    With about 80% of the 175,000 Turkish Cypriot voters going to the polls on Sunday, three main contenders are vying for the presidency of the breakaway TRNC in the north of Cyprus. Incumbent Dervis Eroglu is running as an independent with the support of the UBP he once led and the Democratic Party of Serdar Denktash.

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  11. UK Cypriot eyes the House of CommonsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Suzy Stride, a 33-year old Labour candidate in next month's UK General Election has high hopes of becoming the first British MP with Greek Cypriot roots. Her maternal grandparents moved to East London in the 1950s from Eptakomi in today's Turkish occupied part of Cyprus.

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  12. Police to decide Monday on deputy AG claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Police are still assessing the lengthy statement given to them by deputy Attorney General Rikkos Erotocritou, which was completed Friday at around 5.30pm. A police source said that by Monday they expect to have a clear picture as to the next steps to be taken.

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  13. Foreclosure law finally gets the nodRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Cyprus Weekly

    Cyprus' bailout agenda was back on track Saturday after a tense vote in parliament saw controversial foreclosure legislation finally pass through as demanded by the country's international lenders. At the 56-seat House of Representatives the insolvency package passed by 33 votes to 23 with the help of Opposition MPs after last-minute changes were made.

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  14. Turkish Intellectuals Who Have Recognized The Armenian Genocide: Ayhan AktarRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    TURKISH INTELLECTUALS WHO HAVE RECOGNIZED THE ARMENIAN GENOCIDE: AYHAN AKTAR By MassisPost Updated: April 17, 2015 By Hambersom Aghbashian Ayhan Aktar is a Turkish professor of sociology. He studied sociology at Bogazici, , and worked at the Department of Political Science and International Relations- Marmara University until his early retirement in 2006.

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  15. Isolated north Cyprus counts on Turkey for its economic survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The China Post

    Recognized only by Ankara, the tiny Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus heads to the polls on Sunday with its economy suffering from international isolation and surviving mainly thanks to Turkey's largesse. The campaign for the presidential vote, which will see incumbent Dervis Eroglu face three main challengers, has focused on stalled efforts to resolve the 40-year-old conflict that has left the TRNC a breakaway enclave on the Mediterranean island's northern third.

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  16. Cyprus delays key foreclosure vote as protests turn violentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Australian

    The Cypriot parliament delayed voting Friday on controversial foreclosure legislation demanded by international lenders after protesters scuffled with police outside parliament. Amid tight security, around 250 protesters had gathered to shout down the bill, chanting "No homes in the hands of bankers" and "Stop the country being sold off".

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  17. Greece, Cyprus hope for progress in peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EKathimerini

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades expressed optimism on Friday after their meeting in Athens that reunification talks on Cyprus could soon be back on track. In private, though, the two men shared their reservations about whether the negotiations will be able to progress, sources told Kathimerini.

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  18. Greece, Cyprus 'zone of stability' in volatile region, Tsipras saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | EKathimerini

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras stressed that Greece and Cyprus constitute a zone of stability in a volatile region during a joint media conference on Friday with visiting Cypriot President Nikos Anaastasiades. Tsipras said the two leaders agreed to have a three-way summit with Egypt in a bid to "secure peace and stability in the broader eastern Mediterranean."

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  19. Isolated north Cyprus counts on Turkey for economic survivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Recognised only by Ankara, the tiny Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus heads to the polls on Sunday with its economy suffering from international isolation and surviving mainly thanks to Turkey's largesse. The campaign for the presidential vote, which will see incumbent Dervis Eroglu face three main challengers, has focused on stalled efforts to resolve the 40-year-old conflict that has left the TRNC a breakaway enclave on the Mediterranean island's northern third. 3 comments

  20. Breakaway Turkish Cypriots pick leader as peace talks loomRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... the winner can bring talks on reunifying Cyprus to a successful conclusion. Photo: Petros Karadjias, AP NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) - Uncertainty reigns as Turkish Cypriots vote for a new leader this weekend: There's no clear favorite and no way of knowing ...

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