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North Cyprus News - Gas Pipe

Renewed Turkey-Israel ties could herald new gas deal

The normalisation of Turkish-Israeli political and diplomatic ties, possibly paving the way for lucrative Mediterranean gas deals, could impact Cyprus, although in what way is ...

Financial independence in North better for federal Cyprus

Concerns that a process of “assimilation” by Turkey, was demonstrated by a group of young people who took to the streets last week to show ...

Presidents to negotiate property issue on 1 July

President Mustafa Akinci has said that during the three and a half hour meeting he had with President Anastasiades last week, they continued the discussion ...

TRNC’s Forestry Dept would struggle in case of forest fires.

The Troodos Mountain fire has appeared to unearth deficiencies in the TRNC’s Forestry Department. Director of the Forestry Department Cemil Karzaoglu has said that although ...

Turkey should have landed firefighting craft in South for safety reasons

During the fire which occurred in the Besparmak Mountains, in 1995, the TRNC rejected the offer of help from South Cyprus, journalist Sami Ozuslu recalls. ...

North Cyprus News - Oranges

UK could buy citrus fruit from North after Brexit

Kudret Ozersay, Chairman of the People’s Party (HP) has said that a new relationship will be established between the EU and UK after Britain leaves ...

Forestry Department reminds about ban on starting fires

Strong winds caused electricity cables to spark and ignite a fire in two areas in the Kantara mountain region. Turkish Cypriot forestry department officers and ...

Turkey and Israel end six years of strained relations

Turkish PM Binali Yıldırım and his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, addressing separate but simultaneous press conferences, have said that a deal for the normalisation of ...

North Cyprus News - Damaged car

North condemns attack on five Turkish Cypriot men in Famagusta region

Five Turkish Cypriot youths have have filed a complaint with Greek Cypriot police after they were attacked by a group of men after a car ...

Foreign Minister accuses GCs of dragging their heels over the talks

Turkish Cypriot Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu has accused the Greek Cypriots of leaving the current Cyprus negotiations hanging. Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Ertuğruloğlu said the ...

North Cyprus News - Ertugruloglu-and-Erdogan

TRNC Foreign Affairs Minister meets President Erdogan

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Tahsin Ertugruloglu has met with Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan. No statements were made after the meeting, Vatan reports. In addition, ...

Mehmetçik village joins ‘Cittaslow’ movement

The mayor of Mehmetçik village Cemil Saricizmeli, flew to Portugal in order to receive the flag and the certification document for the village’s participation in the ...