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Christofias Says That Many People Abroad Want Him To Run For President Again

President Demetris Christofias said that many people abroad want him to run for President again, brushing aside his low approval ratings at home, in a press conference on Cyprus reunification talks held this morning. Answering critisism about his handling of the Cyprus issue, he said that he is not bound by the National Council's decisions.

Christofias Blames Capitalist System for Economic Crisis

cyprus economic crisisPresident Demetris Christofias has blamed the 'global capitalist system' for problems in Cyprus' economy, saying that his government did not create the crisis.

Opposition Talks Consensus Government Measures

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The government's future hangs in the balance amid meetings between opposition parties to discuss the possibility of forming a national consensus government in the wake of President Demetris Christofias' refusal to resign over the deadly explosion at Evangelos Florakis base in Mari.

Cyprus' Sovereignty Not Under Negotiation - Christofias

cyprus gas drillingThe government's sovereign right to explore for and exploit its natural resources is not under negotiation, said President Demetris Christofias in a speech marking Cyprus' 51st Independence Day, October 1st.

October 21st Set for Last Reunification Talks Before UNSG Meeting

downer cyprus talksThe current round of reunification talks appears to be drawing to a close, with the last face-to-face meeting between Cyprus leaders Demetris Christofias and Dervis Eroglu set for October 21st following a new phase in negotiations in coming weeks, said UN Special Adviser Alexander Downer.

Erdogan, Christofias Slam Each Other at 66th UN Assembly

66th un assembly christofias erdoganThe fight between Nicosia and Ankara over oil-and-gas exploration rights in the seas around Cyprus moved to New York yesterday, with President Demetris Christofias and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan trading tit-for-tat condemnations during speeches to the 66th UN Assembly.

Guarantors Brought 'No Good' To Cyprus - President

Cyprus President ChristofiasCyprus President Demetris Christofias is adamant that there will be no solution by the end of 2009 unless Turkey changes its policy on being a guarantor country of Cyprus.

Turkey Calls for Solution Referendum by Year-end

Turkish Prime Minister Abdullah Gul has called for reunification referenda to be held in Cyprus by the end of 2009, in comments made at a news conference with Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat in Ankara yesterday.

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