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North Cyprus News - Othello's Tower

Othello’s Tower reopens today

Following extensive restoration work, the Othello Tower and Citadel in Famagusta reopens today. Work on the structure has been carried out by the Technical Committee ...

Tatar to run for UBP leadership

Former finance minister Ersin Tatar, has announced that he will run for the leadership of the National Unity Party (UBP) when it holds its congress in ...

TRNC Assembly debates IPC’s lack of funds

The TRNC Assembly which met for the last time this year, has decided to take action on the problems surrounding the Immovable Property Commission (IPC). ...

Over 8 billion lira given in Turkish aid to TRNC

The Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, reports that Turkey’s financial aid to the TRNC for the period 2002-2014 reached eight billion and 920 million Turkish ...

Cyprob is also an EU problem

The EU will accept a solution to the Cyprus problem reached by the Cypriots, Armagan Candan, member of the Republican Turkish Party (CTP) has said. ...

North Cyprus News - Akinci-Juncker

Akıncı meets Juncker in Brussels

Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akıncı met with the President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday. Speaking to press after the meeting, ...

Disregard speculation in Greek Cypriot press: Akinci

President Mustafa Akinci has warned against accepting everything published in the Greek Cypriot press as accurate. He denied reports that he accepted a federal solution ...

UBP to support Community Platform protest in July

The leader of the National Unity Party (UBP) Huseyin Ozgurgun announced yesterday in a written statement that the UBP will support a protest which is ...

North Cyprus News - PM Yorgancioglu

Outgoing PM Yorgancıoğlu gives progress report

Turkish Cypriot Prime Minister Özkan Yorgancıoğlu officially announced that there will be a changeover in the government and that CTP-BG MP Ömer Kalyoncu (R) will ...

Eide issues statement after leaders’ meeting

The UNSG’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide issued the following statement on behalf of the both Cypriot leaders after their meeting yesterday: “Determined ...

North Cyprus News - phone

Cyprus’ mobile networks link-up progressing

President Akinci’s spokesman Baris Burcu has said that work which has been carried out in three phases to link mobile phone networks across Cyprus is ...

EU should help prepare TCs for reunification: Akıncı

President Mustafa Akıncı who leaves for Brussels, today has said that the EU had work on its hands to prepare the Turkish Cypriots before the ...

Features & Analysis

North Cyprus News - Kiraz-funeral

Why shoot the messenger?

On Tuesday 31st March, Prosecutor Mehmet Selim Kiraz was held hostage in his office at Istanbul Justice House by two men. The hostage takers claimed ...

North Cyprus News - Football

The Not So Beautiful Game

The Turkish Cypriot Football Federation will not lie down on this one. Two recent events occurred which incensed Hasan Sertoglu, the president of the TRNC ...