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North Cyprus News - Siber - Erdogan

No return of Guzelyurt: Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told the Turkish Cypriot delegation headed by Speaker of the House Sibel Siber visiting Ankara, that he closely follows ...

Akinci responds to Anastasiades’ statements

President Mustafa Akinci has said that positive developments and momentum exists in the Cyprus negotiations and argued that behaviours which could harm this must be ...

Anastasiades public statements on talks vexes the North

The Greek Cypriot President Anastasiades has been accused of misrepresenting the state of play in the Cyprus negotiations. According to President Akinci’s spokesman Baris Burcu, ...

EU offering scholarships for Turkish Cypriots

In line with the objective of bringing the Turkish Cypriot community closer to the European Union, the Turkish Cypriot community is being offered scholarships funded ...

North Cyprus holiday ads banned from world’s top website

The TRNC Tourism Ministry is about to bring a legal action against the world’s largest hotel reservations website. This action comes after scores of hotels ...

North Cyprus News - Kyrenia

Kyrenia planning laws amended

An amendment in the 2016 Kyrenia white area decree came into force on February 8, 2016. According to a decision by the Council of Ministers, ...

Dispute over water management resolved it is claimed

The dispute between North Cyprus and Turkey over water management ended yesterday. Both sides have reached an agreement, according to Turkish Cypriot daily Havadis. Prime ...

Plans afoot to turn Famagusta into ‘Smart City’

A project to turn Famagusta into a ‘Smart City’ will be presented at a bi-communal conference entitled “Smart City” in early May. International companies that will ...

North Cyprus News -water-tap

TRNC delegation visits Ankara for water negotiations

The issue of water management in North Cyprus was discussed in Ankara on Monday. Four TRNC ministers Finance minister, Birikim Ozgur, Minister for Economy, Industry ...

Chief negotiators met in buffer zone today

Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot negotiator Ozdil Nami and Andreas Mavroyiannis met today in the buffer zone. Their was task to prepare for the next ...

North Cyprus News - Akinci

Akinci hopes that elections in South will not harm talks

President Akinci hopes that the South Cyprus elections in May will not negatively affect the Cyprus negotiations. The president’s spokesman Baris Burcu, has said the election ...

Funding the solution – will Turkey contribute?

The Cyprus negotiations have reached the stage where funding a solution is being researched. A source told Cyprus Weekly that: “We don’t have the necessary ...

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 ...