Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a speech following a parade in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, on Tuesday. Photograph: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/AFP via Getty Images

During Tuesday’s military parade to mark the 47th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of northern Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot leader Ersin Tatar announced(...)

Turkish-Cypriot demonstrators   rally in the capital Nicosia calling for a federal solution to the Mediterranean island’s problems. Photograph: Birol Bebek/AFP/Getty

Three days of informal talks open on Tuesday in Geneva to sound out Greek and Turkish Cypriots on fresh negotiations to end the decades-old division o(...)

  Cypriot foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides (right) and EU high representative for foreign affairs and security policy Josep Borrell  address a joint press conference following their meeting at the   in Nicosia. Photograph:  EPA

The European Union’s foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell expressed his “strong solidarity” with Cyprus on a visit to the island amid increasing tensio(...)