North Cyprus News Headlines

North Cyprus News - Electric-pylons

Island’s electricity grids to be connected by 2016

KIB-TEK director Salih Gurkan, has said that the electricity authority aims to complete the connection of the electricity grids between the north and the south ...

Turkish Cypriot man fined for attempted cigarette smuggling

A Turkish Cypriot man who was stopped by Greek Cypriot customs officials, has been fined 9000 euros for attempting to smuggle 170 cartons of cigarettes ...

Ten Turkish Cypriot drivers in Cyprus Rally

Around 10 Turkish Cypriot rally racers will participate in the Cyprus Rally 2015, part of the Middle-East Rally Championship (MERC), which will be held from ...

EU Commission amends Green Line regulation

The EU Commission has amended regulations to include two new crossing points at Derinya and Lefke-Aplic in the official list of Green Line crossing points. ...

Many misleading press reports about property rights: Akıncı

President Akıncı has said that the individual’s right to property was not something new and that there were a lot of misleading reports in the ...

Turkish Lira

TRNC a money laundering hub

Tax expert Goksel Saydam, has said that the TRNC remains ill-equipped to combat money laundering. Saydam, who was commissioned to train the police to deal ...

Search continues for human remains behind Nicosia Central prison

Turkish Cypriot member of the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) Murat Soysal, has said that so far, no human remains have been found during their ...

Property settlements will reflect bi-zonal agreement: Akinci

Property disputes, as and when the Cyprus problem is settled, will not be solved through methods reported by some newspapers and media, President Mustafa Akinci has ...

North Cyprus News - KIB-TEK

Ignore SMS from 5875 number: KIB-TEK

KIB-TEK electricity authority has released a statement recently saying that some of their customers have been receiving SMS messages from a 5875 number which does ...

Akinci must act to open Derinya border crossing

The opening of a border crossing at Derinya is being be obstructed by the Turkish military and President Akinci is aware of the issue, but ...

North Cyprus News - Clearing_minefieldr

Mine clearance op took place near Alaykoy

UNFICYP has carried out a mine clearing operation today in the Mammari region south of Alaykoy. Officials from UNFICYP announced that after confidence building measures ...

Single party rule for AKP unlikely after snap election

Recent polls conducted in Turkey show that the Justice and Development Party (AKP) will not gain enough votes to form a single-party government in a ...

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 ...