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European MPs To Call On EC To Reinstate Visa Regime for US Citizens.

European deputies might call on the European Commission to reinstate the visa regime for US citizens, reported Ekonomik.bg. The purpose is to encourage Washington to abolish visas required for the citizens of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Poland and Romania. Recently, the group of Socialists and Democrats in the European ...

- Novinite - BG

Cyprus leader: Peace talks will progress after Turkey vote.

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Cyprus' president says he hopes real progress in talks aimed at reunifying the ethnically divided island could happen after...

- Townhall.com - US

Council of Europe: social rights shield not used enough.

NICOSIA, Cyprus " Europe's top human rights body says more of its members need to ratify a legal process that could help protect the social rights of society's most vulnerable groups, including migrants.Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Greek Cypriot leader sees talks stalled until April.

Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades said he believes U.N.-backed talks on reunifying Cyprus will remain stalled until after Turkey's April 16 referendum on presidential powers, in an interview published Friday

- The Daily Star - LB

Where next for Putin and Trump?, China: storming the seas by stealth, Nigeria's forgotten violence, The world must take a stand, Peace can prevail in Cyprus.

A roundup of global commentary for the Feb. 20, 2017 weekly magazine.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

25 mouthwatering Greek foods everyone should try.

Gary Stevens/FlickrIf there's one thing to learn from watching the "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" movies, it's that the Greeks like food. A lot. But Greek cuisine doesn't end with gyro and Fage yogurt. Greek culture has some of the world's most delicious food, from hearty slow-cooked meat dishes to syrupy, rose-flavored cakes ...

- Business Insider - US

Where next for Putin and Trump?, China: storming the seas by stealth, Nigeria's forgotten violence, The world must take a stand, Peace can prevail in Cyprus.

The latest flare-up of violence in Eastern Ukraine ... is not about changing the status-quo or a warming-up for ... another major escalation,' writes Vladimir Frolov. It is an inescapable result of the fog of war, which the Minsk peace agreements failed to completely stop.... he Kremlin was quick to use the episode to ...

- Yahoo! News - US

La Barokka launches new music video.

Maria Muscat, La Barokka has launched her new music video, Unbreakable.  The song penned by Matt Muxu Mercieca and composed and produced by Cyprian Cassar Somnio is meant to encourage people not to feel belittled if people in power tried to block their dreams and aspirations.  La Barokka, a journalist with TVM, said it ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

UN says new Cyprus peace talks meetings 'in due course'.

NICOSIA, Cyprus " The United Nations says dates for new meetings to get Cyprus peace talks back on track will be announced in "due course."The U.N. said Thursday that envoy Espen Barth Eide is working with the rival leaders...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN working on steering Cyprus peace talks back on track.

NICOSIA, Cyprus — The United Nations said Thursday it was working to get negotiations to reunify ethnically split Cyprus back on track, after...

- Townhall.com - US

EU lawmakers prevented from entering Gaza Strip.

Five European parliamentarians said Wednesday that Israeli authorities had prevented them from entering the Gaza Strip. The refusal of access to Gaza by the Israeli authorities to the European Parliament on arbitrary grounds is unacceptable,' Cypriot MEP Neoklis Sylikiotis declared in a statement. Copyright @ 2017 The New ...

- Albawaba - UK

Cyprus talks falter over nationalist commemoration row

Turkish Cypriot side rejects meeting after Greek Cypriot move to mark 1950 referendum for union with Greece at schools.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Cyprus peace process stalls over school history dispute

A planned meeting between rival Cypriot leaders has been cancelled the day before it was scheduled to take place. The peace talks were abandoned over new legislation affecting Greek Cypriot schools.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Cyprus peace process falters after latest talks called off

Talks to reunify ethnically-split Cyprus suffered another blow after the leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots backed out of a scheduled meeting aiming to push negotiations forward, officials said Wednesday.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Cyprus peace process falters after latest talks called off

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Talks to reunify ethnically-split Cyprus suffered another blow after the leader of breakaway Turkish Cypriots backed out of...

- Townhall.com - US

Cyprus reunification stalled in row over 1950 vote

Cyprus reunification talks were in disarray Wednesday after reports the Turkish Cypriot side would not join this week's meeting because of the commemoration by Greek Cypriots of a plebiscite on union with Greece more than 60 years ago

- The Daily Star - LB

Turkish FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in Cyprus

Turkey's right to intervene militarily in Cyprus is still necessary given recent actions that have fanned insecurity among Turkish Cypriots, the country's foreign minister said Tuesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Turkish FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in Cyprus

Turkey's foreign minister says his country's right to intervene militarily in Cyprus is still necessary given recent actions that have fanned insecurity among Turkish Cypriots.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Turkish FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in Cyprus

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Turkey's foreign minister says his country's right to intervene militarily in Cyprus is still necessary given recent...

- Townhall.com - US

Chalayan brings Greece, glitter explosion to London

LONDON, Feb 19 ― Hussein Chalayan returned to the London catwalk yesterday for the first time in 16 years, with relaxed but structured tailoring inspired by Greek folk culture ― and an explosion of glitter. The Cyprus-born British designer...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Turkish Cypriot leader: Fix trust first, peace talks later

NICOSIA, Cyprus " The leader of the breakaway Turkish Cypriots says talks to reunify ethnically divided Cyprus can resume once the island's Greek Cypriot president moves to restore deeply shaken trust.Mustafa Akinci says Greek...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Cypriot peace talks founder as Russia expands influence

While talks founder over the reunification of Cyprus, Russia is using energy initiatives to gain influence in the eastern Mediterranean.

- OGJ - US

In Turkey, UN chief Guterres discusses Syria, Iraq, Cyprus with President

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today met with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Istanbul to discuss the situations in Syria, Iraq and Cyprus.

- UN - INT

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