North Cyprus Politics

UBP leaders go to court

After the bitter debate at the annual UBP conference last weekend and a contested selection process, the current Prime Minister Irsen Kucuk was re-elected. His main rival Ahmet Kasif lost, despite being supported by the President and ex UBP leader, Dervis Eroglu. Now in a new development Mr Kasif is claiming that the selection contravened …

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Battle Lines Drawn

The war of words between The President Dervis Eroglu and the Prime Minister  Irsen Kucuk intensifies daily as their UBP party conference draws nearer. Mr Eroglu is now a strong supporter of another candidate, Ahmet Kasif to replace Mr Kucuk as Prime Minister. He has also come out on the offensive, by saying that if …

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President Threatened

TRNC President Dervis Eroglu yesterday announced that he and his family have been receiving serious threats. This disclosure was made by him during a television programme ahead of the UBP convention on Sunday. Mr Eroglu continued by saying that he would take strong countermeasures to identify and pursue those that had threatened his family. The …

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