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Unified Cyprus seems beyond reach

Last week, [South] Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades announced he would seek his second and final five-year term. His focus, he said, would be to reunite ...

UN to review UNFICYP early next month

A review on the operations of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), is expected early in November. The date of the visit by a ...

Turkey opens tenders for companies to manage water

Turkey’s Water Affairs Department (DSI) opened tenders in Ankara on Monday to contract private companies to manage the water transferred from Turkey to the TRNC. ...

New election bill submitted to Assembly ahead of 7 January elections

Proposed changes to the Election and Referendum Bill have been approved by the Legal Affairs and the Foreign Relations Committee and submitted to the plenary ...

New arts and design uni opens in Kyrenia

The opening of the Arkın University of Creative Arts and Design (ARUCAD) in Girne was announced at a press conference held at the Colony Hotel ...

North Cyprus News - TRNC map

Time for confederation or a two-state solution

The international community should be ready to discuss a confederation or a two-state solution for Cyprus, Professor Hüseyin Işıksal of Near East University has said. ...

Health ministers agree on ways to improve TRNC healthcare

Health Minister Faiz Sucuoğlu said that he hope after consultations and after signing new protocols with Turkey, the infrastructure of the TRNC health system would ...

Turkey and TRNC energy agreements will affect status quo

The wider eastern Mediterranean region is struggling with energy requirements and political turmoil, energy minister Sunat Atun has said. He told Turkish daily Sabah that ...

North Cyprus News - Akinci

Doors to dialogue remain open: Akinci

President Mustafa Akıncı addressed the Economics and Politics seminar organised by the Middle East Technical University’s North Cyprus campus. Evaluating the International Conferences on the ...

More young couples given land in rural areas

Prime Minister Huseyin Ozgurgun, in a ceremony on Tuesday, distributed plots of rural land to young couples in the villages of Serdarlı and Görneç in ...

North Cyprus News - Clock

Clocks will go back on Sunday 29 October

The government has decided that the clocks will go back by one hour for winter time on Sunday 29 October, the ministers for tourism and ...

Big problems if IPC does not function: Akinci

President Mustafa Akıncı met yesterday with the Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün and Deputy Prime Minister Serdar Denktaş at the Prime Minister’s office. Speaking before the ...