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North Cyprus News - Dervis_Eroglu

Eroglu losing key supporters

Two mayors elected either with the National Unity Party (UBP) or with the support of UBP and the Democratic Party National Forces (DP-UG) have announced ...

Eroglu’s personal wealth in the spotlight

Revelations of the details of President Dervis Eroglu’s personal wealth on Bayrak television on Tuesday evening, has caused a flurry of reactions in the press. Responding ...

Sewage plant below Bellapais ruled illegal

The Supreme Administrative Court has ruled for the suspension of the construction works of a sewage plant near the Bellapais monastery, citing that Kyrenia municipality ...

Akkuyu groundbreaking ceremony attended by protests

Officials attending a groundbreaking ceremony for the Akkuyu power station found themselves temporarily locked in the compound. Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız and officials from ...

Voters must bring ID

The Higher Electoral Council has issued a reminder to the public to remember to bring some proof of identity when they go to vote in Sunday’s ...

North Cyprus News - Hellim

Hellim issue should be solved in next few months

Chairman of the Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Industry Ali Cirali has said that the registration of hellim/halloumi as a protected designation of origin product (PDO) ...

Talks would still be on if I had been president: Siber

Speaker of the Assembly and Republican Turkish Party (CTP) candidate in the presidential elections, Sibel Siber has argued that if she was at the negotiating table, ...

Long wait ahead for CJD tests results

Minister for Health Ahmet Gulle has said that it will take a month for the CJD or so called ‘mad cow disease’ test results to ...

North Cyprus News - Cows

Patient suspected of having CJD remains in critical condition

One other patient suspected of having Creutzfeld-Jacob disease (CJD) remains critically ill in hospital. The other patient, 59 year old Fatis Us, died yesterday and Chief ...

Man suspected having Creutzfeld-Jacob disease dies in hospital – updated

One of two people suspected of having Creutzfeld-Jacob disease – commonly known as ‘mad cow’ disease has died at Nicosia State Hospital this morning. A post-mortem ...

North Cyprus News - Cricket (2)

Historic cricket game to be held in Kyrenia

An historic cricket match is planned to take place between the TRNC and South Cyprus in May. The match which will be held at the ...

South rejects Eroglu’s road map

Greek Cypriot Government Spokesman Nikos Christodoulides has said that President Eroglu’s road map for the Cyprus talks contravenes the joint declaration. Asked to comment on ...

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 ...