North Cyprus News Headlines

North Cyprus News - Erdogan_Eroglu

Only a two-state solution to Cyprob will do: Erdogan

Speaking on his first official foreign visit as President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the only way forward in the Cyprus problem is to have ...

We will not forget North Cyprus: Erdogan

President Dervis Eroglu, President of the Assembly Sibel Siber, Prime Minister Ozkan Yorgancioglu, welcomed President Erdogan at Ercan Airport, along with a crowd of sightseers, ...

Greeks Cypriots propose to increase their numbers in North

A joint council meeting for overseas Greek Cypriots was held last week in the Greek Cypriot presidential palace Nicosia, in which Greek Cypriots living abroad ...

UNSG’s Special Adviser Eide arrives in Cyprus next week

Recently appointed Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide, will make his first visit to Cyprus between 5 and 8th September, the ...

Interpol clears NEU hospital of illegal transplant allegations

Allegations made by Health Minister Ahmet Gulle regarding alleged illegal activities involving organ and tissue transplants at the Near East University hospital are unfounded. Interpol ...

North Cyprus News - Water pipes

All TRNC will have Turkey’s water by end 2015: Bakirci

Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Hamit Bakirci, has said that the sea phase of the Turkish water project is about to be completed and ...

Erolgu to meet Eide on 6th September

Turkish Cypriot negotiator Kudret Ozersay, in statements to the Turkish Cypriot news agency TAK, has said that Turkish Cypriot President Dervis Eroglu will meet with ...

Talat will not run in presidential elections

Former TRNC President Mehmet Ali Talat, has dismissed speculation that he will be running once more in the upcoming Presidential elections in April 2015, ‘World Bulletin’ reports. ...

North Cyprus News - Erdogan _Ercan_airport

President Erdogan arrives in North Cyprus

Recently elected Turkish President Erdogan flew from Ataturk airport in a private jet and arrived in North Cyprus. Before taking off from Ataturk airport he answered ...

The LGC events calendar returns!

After many (many) requests, we have relaunched the events section! For the latest event listings in North Cyprus click on the ‘Events’ tab in the top menu. The ...

North Cyprus News - Passport control

New electronic passport control system coming

The Ministry of Interior is preparing to install an Electronic Passport Control System at the borders in order to make the crossing easier and faster, ...

Anastasiades asks Erdoğan for sincerity towards Cyprob solution

Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has sent a letter to Turkey’s newly inaugurated President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan asking him to be “sincere” in his future ...

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 ...