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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Culture of Cyprus

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    of Cyprus Cypriots are very proud of their cultural heritage, which stretches back more than 9000 years. Cyprus has many traditions and customs. Cypriot culture is reflected in the rich folk art of the island. Age-old crafts, handed down from one generation to another, are faithfully carried on to this day by skilful hands and nimble fingers, fashioning handcrafts, both decorative and useful, that would grace any home. It is probably no surprise with a history so long, that Cyprus is

  • Cyprus Economic Development

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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

  • Cyprus - History Of The Conflict

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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

  • 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

  • Cyprus' Main Industries

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    Cyprus' Main Industries The main industry that gives Cyprus a comparative advantage is agriculture because of its climate and its cultivable land. The broad agricultural sector, despite the reduction of its contribution to the Gross Domestic Product and total employment, continues to be a fundamental sector of the Cyprus economy. During the period 1960-1974, the agricultural sector expanded rapidly, but in 1974 it was severely affected by the Turkish invasion and occupation of part of Cyprus

  • 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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