Daily Archives: January 22, 2016

Turkish academics deserve solidarity: the fight for academic freedom is global

Greece | Anastasiades sees peace deal this year, seeks aid, land

Cyprus President Nikos Anastasiades said on Wednesday he aims to achieve a peace settlement with the Turkish Cypriots this year to reunite the divided east Mediterranean island and he urged the international community to help fund a deal.

In an interview with Reuters on the eve of an unprecedented joint appearance with the leader of the breakaway state in northern Cyprus Mustafa Akinci before global political and business leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, he also said he expected Britain to contribute by giving up some of the land it uses for sovereign bases in Cyprus, a former British colony.