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  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Greek-Turkish rift puts strain on Cyprus reunification talks

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    The heightened tension between Athens and Ankara, after the Greek Supreme Court rejected the extradition of eight Turkish military officers and reciprocal provocations over the Imia islets in recent days, are casting a shadow over the Cyprus negotiations.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Turkey ratchets up pressure on Greece in wake of extradition ruling

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Greece is having to contend with a more aggressive stance from Turkey in the aftermath of Greece's Supreme Court decision not to extradite eight Turkish soldiers who Ankara wants to put on trial for their alleged role in the failed coup last July.

  • Photo by Panayotis Tzamaros/Fosphotos Athens sees Cyprus talks progressing despite lack of deal in Geneva

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    The historic Conference on Cyprus, launched last week in Geneva to discuss the issues of security and guarantees, ended on Thursday without a deal but with a decision to continue discussions at a technical level on Jan 18 before re-convening at a political level again.

  • Photo by TP via Flickr https://flic.kr/p/5WRaRc Athens, Nicosia buoyed by EU role in Cyprus talks

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    The European Council’s decision on Thursday that the EU should participate in the upcoming Cyprus Conference in Switzerland was well received by Athens and Nicosia.

  • Photo by Andrea Bonetti/Fosphotos Cyprus talks resume, putting spotlight on Greece and Turkey amid tension

    PoliticsForeign Policy

    Thursday’s agreement between Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci to resume talks appears a pre-cursor to a flurry of activity on the Cyprus issue ahead of the conference that will include the guarantor powers on January 12.

  • Photo by Panayiotis Tzamaros Lesvos tragedy, Erdogan threat ratchet up refugee crisis pressure

    PoliticsGreek Politics

    Two people were killed and another two seriously injured in a fire apparently caused by a cooking accident at the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos, highlighting the continuing challenges the Greek government faces in dealing with the refugee crisis and increasing the pressure on Athens at a time when it is fearful of migrants arriving in larger numbers.

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