In the elections held to the House of Representatives in the Republic of Cyprus, the incumbent Democratic Rally (DISY) and the communist Progressive Party of Working People (AKEL) maintained their first and second positions
Progressive sections in both parts of politically and ethnically divided Cyprus marched in the capital city Nicosia calling for a federal solution for the peaceful reunion of the communities and the country
The Progressive Party of Working People and Members of the European Parliament from Cyprus expressed solidarity with Turkish Cypriot publisher Şener Levent who is being persecuted for defaming Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Iakovos Tofari, head of the International Bureau of the Central Council of EDON and member of the EDON Executive Council, talks about COVID-19 in Cyprus and the role of the youth organization in various struggles
The Progressive Party of Working People condemned the US blockade of supplies of medical equipment, respirators and diagnostic test kits. It also expressed solidarity with the Cuban doctors who are treating COVID-19 patients across the world
On January 26, Sunday, hundreds of young Cypriots participated in a march to demand the immediate closure of foreign military bases on the island, and called for the peaceful political reunification of Cyprus
The government of the Republic of Cyprus justified the troop deployment stating that it was a necessary measure to stop the flow of migrants
Since its founding in 1949, the Cyprus Peace Council has played a key role in restoring peace in the island and promoting reconciliation between the ethnic communities.