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North Cyprus News - Michel Bonnardeaux

Sudden death of Michel Bonnardeaux announced

The sudden death of UNFICYP spokesman Michel Bonnardeaux was announced by Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General in Cyprus, Lisa Buttenheim​ on Wednesday. Michel Bonnardeaux ...

TRNC received 4.2 million in aid since 2004

The UK Minister of State, Baroness Joyce Anne Anelay has said that the British government has given 4.2 million pounds sterling in aid to the ...

Captain and crew of refugee boat arrested

The captain and six crew members of the ‘Haj Zaher’ which put out a distress call on Sunday offshore North Cyprus, have been arrested in ...

Turkey has eyes on Cyprus gas

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has emphasised the importance of the use of Cyprus’ natural resources for peace, adding that Turkey would be the primary consumer ...

228 Syrian migrants rescued off north coast of Cyprus

About 228 migrants have been rescued after their damaged ship drifted for hours in rough seas off Cyprus’ northern coast, an official said Sunday, ‘Yahoo ...

North Cyprus News - Gas pipeline

South stepping up gas deal with Egypt

Cyprus and Egypt agreed on Tuesday to accelerate talks on the potential export of Cypriot gas to Egypt, once the resources come on line, energy ...

No return to talks while under threat: Christodoulides

The Greek Cypriots cannot decide whether or not to return to the negotiating table while the violation of the sovereign rights of the Republic of ...

Eide not very optimistic: Eroglu

President Dervis Eroglu has said that he does not believe that the UN Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide will bring any new ...

North Cyprus News - Espen-Barth_Eide

Eide returns to Cyprus with proposal on hydrocarbons issue

The UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide is expected to meet with President Nicos Anastasiades late this afternoon at the Presidential ...

South still blames Turkey for suspension of talks

If Turkey ends its illegal actions in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) the Cyprus negotiations can resume, says South Cyprus Government Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides, ‘Famagusta ...

North Cyprus News - Sibel Siber

Siber confident of presidency win

Speaker of the House and presidential candidate for the Turkish Republican Party (CTP) Sibel Siber, has said that she believes that she will be elected president ...

Turkey should renew efforts to join EU

Turkey’s EU membership has always been a priority for the business world, TÜSİAD President Haluk Dinçer said on Friday, Turkish daily ‘Zaman’ reports. Speaking at ...

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 ...