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North Cyprus News - Akinci- Eide

Akinci and Eide discuss latest developments in talks

UN Special Advisor Espen Barth Eide met with President Mustafa Akinci on Friday morning. The latest developments in the Cyprus negotiations were discussed during the meeting attended ...

Ozersay claims some statements by leaders are confusing

Former Turkish Cypriot negotiator Kudret Ozersay has expressed his concerns with regard to the progress of the Cyprus negotiations and saying that although the talks ...

Limit property return to preserve bi-zonality

Leader of the UBP coalition party, Hüseyin Özgürgün has said that they wanted to be kept up to speed on developments in the Cyprus negotiations ...

Adding the name Hellim to PDO application “criminal mistake”

South Cyprus’ Agriculture Minister Nicos Kouyialis has announced measures worth 35 million euros aimed at supporting sheep and goat farmers for the next three years ...

More bi-communal cultural events planned

Several more cultural events are in the pipeline, approved by both Cypriot presidents as confidence building measures. Speaking to the Cyprus News Agency on Wednesday, ...

North Cyprus News - Business

Bi-zonal Cyprus Trade Forum created

The Turkish Cypriot Businessmen’s Association (ISAD) and its Greek Cypriot  counterpart, the Cyprus Employers and Industrialists Federation (OEB) signed a joint protocol at an event ...

KADS makes generous donation to SOS Children’s Village and KAR 

Kyrenia Amateur Dramatic Society (KADS) presented a donation of 2,435TL to SOS Children’s Village. In the presentation ceremony at Girne Municipality, on Wednesday 29th July, ...

Property rights will also cover current occupants

President Mustafa Akinci’s spokesman Baris Burcu has said that property rights under negotiation in the Cyprus talks, will cover not only dispossessed owners but in ...

North Cyprus News - Teknecik power station

Teknecik power station must have filters fitted now

BKP party General Secretary Abdullah Korkmazhan has called on the KIB-TEK management to fit a filter on the power plant’s chimney without further delay. In ...

Island wide human trafficking continues

A new report published by the US Department of State states that the TRNC “continues to be a zone of impunity for human trafficking”. It ...

North Cyprus News - Seismograph

Earthquake measuring 4.9 felt this morning

An earth tremor measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale in the Mediterranean sea, was measured off the coast of Karatas and Adana in the early ...

AKSA power plant filter has been tested

Head of the government’s Environment Commission Hakan Dincyurek, has issued a press release with regard to the chimney filter at AKSA. Dincyurek said that recently, ...

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 ...