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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Nicosia north, two Turkish boys walking in front of a house destroyed by the conflict in 1973.

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20 Aug 2016

North Cyprus. Directions for Nicosia in the Turkish language.

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20 Aug 2016

North Nicosia. An old tower under UN control.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Mihalis, 48, runs a hotel near the buffer zone that needs urgent renovation. The price per room is 15 euro for the week end.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

North Nicosia, a child on a bicycle.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Inside an old shop placed near the green line.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

The economic crisis that began in 2012 led to the sale of land and buildings at a price very favorable to foreign financial companies and groups. Only in 2013, the most difficult year in the history of Cyprus, the Chinese have invested 300 million euro in real estate.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

The authoritarian drift of Erdogan in Turkey worries and queries the Cypriot people about the progress achieved in terms of reunification and cooperation between the two republics in recent months.

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Cyprus
By Mike
20 Aug 2016

A turkish souvenir seller, in the Kyrenia's port.

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Cyprus
By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Kyrenia, North Cyprus, one of the many shops closed for years.

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Cyprus
By Mike
20 Aug 2016

North side of Nicosia. A graffiti depicting Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the first president of Turkey.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

An elderly woman lights a candle in a church.
The Orthodox Christian community of Cyprus is one of the oldest in the world. They are the 80% of the island population.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Nicosia South. Barriers to prevent access to the green line. Each year, according to UNFICYP reports, within the demilitarized area take place around a thousand accidents, from simple provocations to real shots of gunfire.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Two Russian tourists walking through the streets of Paphos.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Nicosia. One of the illegal access points to the buffer zones.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

The military cemetery Tymbos Makedonitissa of Nicosia. Inside there are the tombs of the Greek and Cypriot soldiers who were killed in the 1974 riots.

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Cyprus
By Mike
20 Aug 2016

The lighting of one of the mountains of the Turkish Cyprus, representing the turkish Cypriot flag.

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Cyprus
By Mike
20 Aug 2016

In Cyprus, the art of fishing still uses traditional methods; the collection of sponges is widely practiced throughout the island.

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Cyprus
By Mike
20 Aug 2016

Muslim women to Kyrenia market, in the north of Cyprus.

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By Mike
20 Aug 2016

A house destroyed in the Turkish part of Nicosia.

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By Mike
20 Jul 2016

Kyrenia. Two tourists posing in front of the statue of the national hero, the turkish Mustafa Kemal Atatürk.