Questions tagged [cyprus]

Questions relating to the government or politics of the Cypriot Republic. If your question is about the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus please use the [northern-cyprus] tag instead.

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What is the position of the EU on Northern Cyprus?

Northern Cyprus is the part of the island of Cyprus that has been occupied by Turkey since its invasion of Cyprus in 1974. As far as I can tell, the Republic of Northern Cyprus is only recognized by ...
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Why is mobile data so expensive in Cyprus? [closed]

A few days ago a relative who lives in Cyprus told me that mobile data is very expensive in Cyprus and that, as he is not living in a city, has to rely on an ADSL connection. This article confirms ...
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Athens Court of Appeal Judgement 2658/79

Looking into the Cyprus problem, I keep running into quotes referencing the Athens Court of Appeal Judgement 2658/79 on March 21 1979. The only legitimate source I could find, which also seems to be ...
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How easy is it for a citizen of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus to get a Republic of Cyprus (and therefore EU) passport?

How easy is it for a citizen of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus who is resident on the territory it administers to get a Republic of Cyprus (EU) passport? Is it unlawful under TRNC law for ...
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What are the international and country-based court decisions that make Northern Cyprus legal, and what is the reasoning behind them?

European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) made various decisions on Northern Cyprus. These decisions included "validity of laws of Northern Cyprus in the north of Cyprus island" and "the independence/...
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Was Turkey’s intervention on Cyprus in 1974 legal based on the general principles?

From 1571 until its renting to UK in 1878, Turks owned and governed the Cyprus island. In 1955, EOKA (the National Union of Cypriot Fighters; a terrorist Greek Cypriot guerrilla organisation) ...
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Is Cyprus in Europe?

The Wikipedia entry on Cyprus says its location is in Europe. However, The entry on Europe excludes Cyprus. This list of European countries by population excludes Cyprus because it fails to ...