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    Cyprus

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    Cyprus A TIME TO REMEMBER Experience cautions us that irreparable damage could be done by those who somehow seem to regard Cyprus as a dazzling intellectual challenge and fail to put human faces behind the issues. Of one thing we can be sure: They will not be around when their ill-conceived paper glory is blown away in the storm that is bound to follow. It has been 35 years since the stationing on the island of a UN peace-keeping force that could prevent neither a secret invasion by Greece

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    The Cyprus Problem

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    The Eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus is the homeland of two distinct peoples: the Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots. Their relationship is not one of a majority and minority, but one of equal partnership. The Turkish Cypriots speak Turkish, are Muslims and share the culture of their motherland, Turkey. The Greek Cypriots, on the other hand, speak Greek, are Orthodox Christians and profess the culture of their motherland Greece. After more than 300 years of Turkish rule, the island came under

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    Religion and The Nation of Cyprus

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    Cyprus is a beautiful island in the Mediterranean Sea. Located east of Greece and south of Turkey it is only smaller than Sicily and Sardinia, making it the third largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Cyprus contains central plains as well as southern coastal plains. It also has mountains to the north and south. Cypriots suffer from hot, dry summers and it has cool, mild winters. The island itself is about 9,251 square km, this makes it about 0.6 of the State of Connecticut. Cyprus has a

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    Southern Cyprus

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    Southern Cyprus Southern Cyprus as Terrorist State The most insidious and nefarious partner of terrorism against Turkey is “Southern Cyprus.” I will not deal in this work with the EOKA murders directed at the British and the Turkish Cypriots perpetrated by the "Southern Cypriots" striving for the union of the island with Greece, how the Southern Cypriots accommodated the Armenian ASALA organization, and got them to kill the Turkish diplomats. Here I will only disclose the relations of the

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    REVIEW OF CYPRUS ECONOMY Cyprus is a small, services oriented (services account for approximately 76% of GDP) free market economy with a record of successful economic performance – Rapid growth, full employment conditions, low inflation & external and internal stability. In terms of per capita income, currently estimated at US $ 18,500, Cyprus is classified among the high income countries. It has good business and financial services, modern telecommunications, an educated labor force and a sound

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    Cyprus has a record of successful economic performance reflected in rapid growth, full employment conditions, and external and internal stability, almost throughout the post-Independence period (from 1960). In terms of per capita income - currently estimated at US $12,687 (2003) - Cyprus is classified among the high-income European countries. The economy of Cyprus is 73.1 percent free, according to our 2007 assessment, which makes it the world's 20th freest economy. Its overall score is 0.2 percentage

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    The European Union and a Divided Cyprus

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    The Implications for the European Union of Cyprus being divided between Turkey and Greece The island of Cyprus is the third largest in the Mediterranean with the 2002 population around 705,5000. Its main economic activities include banking, craft exports, merchant shipping, and tourism, which accounts for twenty percent of business (europa.eu.int). For almost thirty years it has been split between Turkish-Cypriots and Greek-Cypriots. The ongoing feud between the two groups and the split of the

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    Cyprus - History Of The Conflict Cyprus, an island in the Eastern Mediterranean, at the cross-roads of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa - has one of the oldest histories of the world, dating back 9000 years. Its strategic position, its wealth in forests and mineral deposits, as well as its skilled craftsmen, made it the prized possession of the powers of the day. Cultural influences came from all directions - all major regional civilisations left their mark on the island, contributing

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    part of a strong ethnically diverse country. Another example of this conflict is the island of Cyprus. While it would be convenient to refer to it as the country of Cyprus, only half of the island is considered such by the rest of the world. Since 1974, Cyprus has been divided, Turkish Cypriots in the north and Greek Cypriots in the South. On March 18, 2011 the leaders of Turkish Cyprus and Greek Cyprus met to talk about unification. 4 Despite the efforts, it can be argued that while reunification

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    Cyprus Mines Corporation

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    POLLUTION OF CYPRUS MINE CORPORATION Introduction In today’s world, the main environmental problem is probably the “pollution”. Air, water and land pollutions are all threats for people, and actually for all living species. World has been suffering from global warming, ozone depletion, climate change, pollution of drinking water and etc. These all are caused by pollutants which are spread into air or water or soil by anthropogenic activities. People use the natural sources of environment to produce

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    role Turkey plays as an agent of peace (but not in all aspects given that national interests sometimes could affect its decision) if I would say; the position and interest of Turkey regarding the Cyprus dispute is one of great concern. Greece is not pleased with the Turkish occupation of the North of the Cyprus launched on 20th July 1974 and since then, Turkey is still present in most of the affairs of the North side. Now the big questions are; why is the conflict or issue yet to be solved? What is the

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    The United Nations Mediation in Cyprus: 1975-1990 The UN mediation in Cyprus during this period is characterised by the complete absence of a clear idea of what the post-1974 political settlement should be. In other words, the UN did not manage to address questions like: should the Zurich-London Agreements be upheld? Did those agreements provide a viable solution to the Cyprus problem at the first place? If not, how could a new political settlement be justified and presented to the affected parties

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    The Greek Coup By 1971, Makarios became more of a problem than an aid to enosis. There were attempts, by Greece, to remove him from power, but his popularity in Cyprus was too strong. On July 15, 1974, there was a coup led by Nikos Sampson, also known as `hammer of the Turks’. He overthrew Makarios who ended up fleeing the island by going through the British base (Ince, 1974 Greek Coup d'etat & Turkish Intervention , 2013). He was asked by the Greek military in staging this successful coup (Ministry

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    During the centuries, Cyprus ruled by other governance which surrounds it. Incipiently with the Roman Empire, the Byzantines, the French Lusignan dynasty and the Venetians ruled the island till the Ottoman Empire conquest. Ottoman Empire controlled the island for three hundred years and then island become a British Colony until it was granted independence. Cyprus history nestle characteristics of all these civilizations as like a cultural mosaic. When officially Cyprus Government announced its independence

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    Cyprus is divided into two parts; one under the control of Greek and the other part is under the control of Turkish Cypriot these have different types of tourism rules and regulation. The tourism sector plays an important role in the economy of any country. The tourism sector is a vast sector and it is not limited to any specific thing. it has many benefits which include boosting the country economy and also creating a good lifestyle for the people. Certifies with specific websites advisors based

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    Cyprus Island has hit the world headlines several times because of the violent troubles that broke out there for the past several decades. The conflicts in the island have cost thousands of lives that have been lost excuse of Turkey's invasions and power games. The consequences can be felt even today, and Greek and Turkish Cypriots refuse to let go of the traumatic memories. The essay focuses on the history of the Cyprus Island, why it remains divided and why the conflicts refuse to dissolve. Background

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    Suzan Ari we are grieving" (Salih Coşar - Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Democrat Party [Minister for Finance and Economy and formerly Minister of Education and Culture -kktc] ~Halkın Sesi 26 November 2002) The Prime Minister of North Cyprus attended the funeral of this rare woman among women.. from Canada university teaching & education staff, and others in the USA & the UK who as 'auntie' referred to this extraordinary woman poured in messages, including from persons knighted by Britain

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    is too fast and we duck into an alley, out of sight. We sit in stunned silence for about thirty seconds, and then burst out laughing. My Aunt Rikki, her fiancé Aaron, and I had spent that spring day of 2001 on the Turkish side of the island of Cyprus. We had been attempting to take pictures of the ghost inner city of Famagusta. Famagusta had been off limits by the Turkish government since the 1974 invasion. What resulted was the exhilarating chase I just described. The drama of the story is exaggerated

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    Greek Cypriot Leaders

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    Greek Cypriot Leaders What is the Cyprus question? Let us hear the answer from the Greek Cypriot and Greek leaders themselves: "I have struggled for the union of Cyprus with Greece, and Enosis will always be my deep national aspiration as it is the aspiration of all Greek Cypriots. My national creed has never changed and my career as a national leader has shown no inconsistency or contradiction. I have accepted independence instead of Enosis because certain external conditions and factors have

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    With an official statement, issued on 7 September 1955, the Menderes government expressed its deepest sorrow for the losses suffered by Greek minority in Istanbul. The Turkish Prime Minister blamed the riots on communists, underlining its commitment to the exemplary punishment of the perpetrators (Xristidis 2000). The interpretation of the pogrom as a conspiracy of international communism was repeated during the extraordinary meeting of the Grand National Assembly, which took place on September 12

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