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Lania is a charming restored village that rests on the rolling hillsides to the north of Limassol and the south of the Troodos Mountains in the heart of rural Cyprus. Lania has become an artist's haven. The shops are filled with their works as well as more traditional souvenirs. There is a small supermarket and a post office. The tavernas have traditional local food as well as a host of colourful local characters telling tales of beekeeping, almond growing, pear harvesting, walnut cultivation ...
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Feb, 10, 2008 ONLY 38 per cent of Cypriots have used the internet in the past three months, the fourth lowest figure in the EU27.Additionally, only ten per cent shopped online, with another 19 per cent saying they were victims of a computer virus.The figures were released by the European Commission ahead of Safer Internet Day on Tuesday.The day is part of a global drive to promote a safer internet for all users, in particular younger ...
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Cyprus Articles [ List of villages occupied by Turkish military forces in 1974. ]

List of villages occupied by Turkish military forces in 1974.

Villages occupied ILLEGALLY by Turkey since 1974

 Akanthou &II
 Ammochostos (Famagusta)
 Ardana &II
 Ag Eirini
 Ag Marina
 Ayia Marina Skyllouras
 Ag Andronicos
 Ag Andronicos (Ammo.)
 Ayios Amvrosios &II
 Ag Chariton
 Ag Epiktitos
 Ag Ermolaos
 Ag Evstathios
 Ag Georgios Ker
 Ag Georgios Lefkas
 Ag Georgios (Ammochostos)
 Ag Iakovos
 Ag Ilias
 Ag Nikolaos Ammoch
 Ag Nikolaos Lef.
 Ag Sergios
 Ag Symeon
 Ag Theodoros
 Agia Trias
 Agios Vassilios
 Bogaz K
 Dio Potami
 Elia (Lefkosia)
 Hamid Mandres
 Kalochorio Lefkas
 Kato Dikomo
 Kato Kopia
 Kato Zodeia
 Koma tou Yialou
 Komi Kepir
 Kourou Monastiri
 Kyrenia I & II &III
 Lapithos (Lambousa)
 Larnaka tis Lapithou
 Lefkonino I & II
 Limnia &II
 Louroudjina (Louroukina)
 Mia Milia
 Neochorio Kythr.
 Pano Dikomo
 Pano Zodia
 Pervolia Tr.
 Petra Digeni
 Potamos tou Kampou
 Prastio (Larnaka)
 Prastio (Ammochostos)
 Tavros (Tavrou)
 Vatili &II (Vatyli)
 Zodhia Kato
 Zodhia Pano

The village was built after a prosecuted by the Turks "Kalogrea" (woman monk) found refuge inside a cave at the location of the village. Near Kalogrea village is located the famous Christian Greek Orthodox monastery of Antiphonitis (Antifonitis). The monastery of Antifonitis was one of the most beautifully decorated monasteries, with ancient Byzantine frescoes. It was too destroyed and looted by barbarian Turks.

Occupied Karmi village is located in Kyrenia district Cyprus, on Mount Pentadactylos and before the 1974 Turkish invasion it was inhabited solely by Greek Cypriots. Karmi village has been ILLEGALLY SOLD by the Turkish occupation regime to foreign citizens, mainly Britons and Germans, shortly after the 1974 Turkish invasion.

We want to make it ABSOLUTELY CLEAR to the British and Germans that have acquired properties in Karmi that their "title" is not valid because they have acquired STOLEN property belonging to Greek Cypriots. Inter alias, they interfere with Article 1 of Protocol 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms concerning the rightful ownership, access, and enjoyment of property. Greek Cypriots are determined to exhaust all lawful means to get their properties back, following the landmark legal precedence of Loizidou v. Turkey (ECHR).

Turks have also illegally founded an American University and research center in Karmi, in order to legitimize the ILLEGAL 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Lysi village in Mesaoria, Famagusta district, CYPRUS. Birth town of the legendary Gregoris Pieris Afxentiou, Anti-lieutenant of the Greek army, and second in command of the Cypriot Liberation Organisation E.O.K.A. that was fighting the British colonial power between 1955-1959, and helped to achieve independence in 1960. In 1955 the British offered 5,000 English pounds for his capture. Afxentiou died heroically on the 3rd of March 1957, inside his hide-out near Macheras Greek Orthodox monastery on Macheras mountains, fighting against the British colonial Rule of Cyprus. He fought for more than 8 hours, single handed, against a regiment of British paratroopers that surrounded him after he was betrayed. The British, being unable to capture, or subdue him, and in view of mounting losses that they suffered, they threw petrol/gas inside the cave and burned him alive, only succeeding to prove once more that: "...from now on we will not say that Greeks fight like Heroes, but that Heroes fight like the Greeks..."!!!(BBC broadcast during WWII)


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