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North Cyprus News - Water tap

Consumer price set for Turkish water supply

The price of the water which will be brought to the TRNC from Turkey through undersea pipelines has been set at 3TL per ton, Turkish ...

ISIL may use TRNC as corridor to Syria: South’s Spy Chief

Greek Cypriot Intelligence Agency (KYP) chief Andreas Pentaras has claimed that Muslims in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) could be helping members of ...

Cyprus Rally Results

The Cyprus Rally finished on Sunday with Yazeed Al Rajhi gaining an impressive win. In what was a unique event, two sanctioned FIA rounds ran side by ...

Eroglu flies to New York on Monday

President Dervis Eroglu will be flying to New York on Monday morning and is expected to arrive in New York at around midnight, ‘Kibris Postasi’ ...

KIB-TEK cuts power to Ministry of Finance building

The TRNC’s Ministry of Finance Ministry’s electricity supply was cut off on Thursday by KIB-TEK, ‘Kıbrıs Postası’ reports. Power was cut off to the main ...

North Cyprus News - Cannabis

Turkish Cypriot arrested for cannabis possession

A 34-year-old Turkish Cypriot man was arrested at Larnaca airport on Monday for possession of 2.6 kilograms of cannabis found in his suitcase, police said, ...

South could export LNG to Europe by 2022

Cyprus could begin exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Europe by 2022, the head of the country’s National Hydrocarbons Company said in an interview with Itar-Tass ...

Military chiefs on both sides should talk: Lund

The recently appointed UNFICYP’s Force Commander, Major General Kristin Lund has said that it is important for the Chief of the National Guard, Lieutenant General ...

North Cyprus News - Cars in snow

Scrapping of Expat Winter Fuel Payments still looms

According to the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions, British pensioners living abroad in countries warmer than the UK received more than £16 million in ...

49 Turkish hostages set free

Turkey’s national intelligence agency (MİT) has conducted a successful operation to release the 49 Turkish hostages held by extremist militants in Iraq for 101 days ...

North Cyprus News - Cyprus Rally

Don’t politicise the Cyprus Rally: Ecer

A Turkish Cypriot journalist has written a column about the Cyprus rally in which he says that the event should not be turned into a ...

New British High Commissioner meets Eroglu

President Dervis Eroglu met with the newly appointed British High Commissioner in Cyprus Damian Roderick Todd at the presidential palace on Thursday, ‘Vatan’ reports. According ...

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 ...