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North Cyprus News - Kudret-Ozersay-Famgusta

Varosha could bring tax revenues to the TRNC

Independent presidential candidate Kudret Ozersay has said that if you want to be strong at the negotiating table, you need to have new rules to ...

Turkish guarantees maintain peace in Cyprus: Eroglu

President Dervis Eroglu, in statements yesterday while visiting the villages of Degirmenlik, and Minarelikoy said, inter alia, that Cyprus is the only country in the ...

Onur Air to increase seating capacity for Ercan flights

Onur Air has announced that it will increase its seat capacity for its North Cyprus route to 300 thousand. The airline, which operates out of ...

Varosha/Maras issue remains static

A meeting of the Greek Cypriot House Committee on Refugees has concluded that there are no developments on the issue of the fenced-off town of ...

TRNC’s Hellim trade could be undermined by South

Turkish Cypriot Chamber of Industry chairman Ali Cirali has said that the chamber is against the Greek Cypriot Ministry of Agriculture being the registration authority ...

North Cyprus News - Dervis_Eroglu

Eroglu slams Russian deal with South

Turkish Cypriot President Dervis Eroglu has condemned the agreement signed between South Cyprus and the Russian Federation on energy, economy, military and other fields. In a ...

New deal with Russia raises East-West tensions

A recent agreement signed between South Cyprus and Russia to allow Russian navy vessels to dock in Cyprus ports has raised concerns in the UK. The ...

Turkey to build mega-tunnel under Bosporus

Turkey has revealed plans to build a three level tunnel to cross underneath the Bosphorus. The $3.5 billion “mega project” is designed to ease Istanbul’s ...

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Poor industrial safety records in TRNC

Over 200 occupational accidents take place every year in North Cyprus. Since the beginning of 2015 there have been five accidents, one of which claimed ...

Russian navy vessels in Cyprus – Putin says don’t worry

President Anastasiades has signed eight agreements with Russia, one of which will allow Russian navy vessels to dock in South Cyprus ports. At a joint ...

North Cyprus News - SOS Children's Village

Trees planted to commemorate founder of Scout Club

Scout leader Günaltay Durmuş who founded the SOS Children’s Village Scout Club in 2001, was remembered in a ceremony on Sunday. His widow, and current ...

IPC legal anomalies unfair to Turkish Cypriots

Following a report yesterday that legal anomalies existed in the operation of the Immoveable Property Commission (IPC), leader of the UBP Huseyin Ozgurgun said that ...

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 ...