North Cyprus News Headlines

North Cyprus News - Sibel- Siber

Eroglu maintains the status quo: Siber

Republican Turkish Party (CTP) presidential candidate Sibel Siber and former Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat have accused President Dervis Eroglu of not wanting a ...

EU Commission looks for ways to enhance TRNC Green Line trade

The European Commission continues to look for ways to develop the Green Line Regulation. According to sources linked to the Commission, it is currently interested ...

Turkey drifting further away from democracy: Freedom House

Turkey continues is down-slide as regards democracy according to Freedom House report. The annual report released on Wednesday by American based Freedom House says that ...

Turkish anti-tank drills scare locals

Turkish military activity has alarmed the residents of Dherinyia. Mayor Andros Karayiannis is concerned about the anti-tank weapons drills by the Turkish army very near ...

New left-wing Greek government may spell hope for Cyprob

Former TRNC President Mehmet Ali Talat has said that the election of the SYRIZA party is very significant and the world left-wing parties will benefit ...

North Cyprus News - Kudret-Ozersay

TRNC needs forward-looking president: Ozersay

Independent presidential candidate Kudret Ozersay shared his campaign logo via his social media account with his followers, on Friday. Yesterday, the former chief negotiator in the ...

Turkey to purchase a drilling platform

Turkey’s National Security Council (MGK) decided at its last meeting that “Turkey should have in its possession its own drilling platform; either by buying one ...

North Cyprus in Holiday Fair at London’s Olympia

North Cyprus is taking part in the ‘Destinations: The Holiday and Travel Show 2015’ at Olympia London. The holiday fair which began on Thursday will ...

North Cyprus News - Power lines

Power cuts in Kyrenia district on Friday

KIB-TEK has announced that there will be a power cut between 0900 and 1200 on Friday in parts of Kyrenia district. Repair work will be carried ...

Halt gas explorations on both sides: Olgun

Turkish Cypriot negotiator Ergün Olgun has called for the suspension of gas exploration offshore Cyprus until a settlement in the Cyprus negotiation has been reached. ...

North Cyprus News - Ayios Panteleimon Monastery_Camlibel

Tenders out for conservation of monastery in Camlibel

The Technical Committee on Cultural Heritage and the United Nations Development Programme Partnership for the Future have launched a tender for conservation works at Ayios ...

TRNC Assembly represented at PACE

The TRNC assembly will be represented at the winter meetings of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) in Strasbourg. MP for the ...

Features & Analysis

North Cyprus News - Erdogan

Erdogan may struggle to enhance presidential powers

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, although dogged by debates as to the fairness of the competition, has emerged the winner of the presidential elections ...

North Cyprus News - Launching_dove_peace

Undermining Eroglu’s de-mining proposal

Last week, President Eroglu suggested launching a project to clear the entire island of land mines as a confidence building measure. Laudable and highly symbolic ...