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Aysın Yılmaz funeral: Order of Service

Further details about the funeral of Aysın Yılmaz, which is taking place in North London on Thursday 16 January, have been released by her family.  A number of people will be offering short tributes to Turkish Cypriot community leader Aysın Yılmaz ahead of prayers at Palmers Green Mosque. The talks will start just after midday, […]

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Turkish women’s volleyball team qualify for Tokyo Olympics after beating Germany

Turkey’s female volleyball players were flying high after securing their place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by defeating Germany in three straight sets on Sunday. Playing at the Omnisport Apeldoorn arena in the Netherlands, Turkey beat Germany 25-17, 25-19 and 25-22 in their Olympic CEV European qualification final. Outside spiker Hande Baladin was the game’s […]

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Striker Cenk Tosun seeks to re-galvanise career on loan to Crystal Palace

Everton player Cenk Tosun has joined Crystal Palace on loan until the end of the season. The 28-year-old will be hoping to return to his goal-scoring ways at the South London, having failed to make a significant impact on Merseyside. The Turkish international striker had been a powerhouse for Beşiktaş, scoring 41 goals in 96 […]

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Family announces funeral arrangements for Aysın Yılmaz

The funeral of Aysın Yılmaz, the former president of the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) and Turkish Women’s Philanthropic Association (TWPA), has been confirmed. The funeral will take place in North London on Thursday 16 January, her family have announced. The funeral service is open to members of the public. Those […]

Seminar: The history of pre-Ottoman Turks in Cyprus

If you are curious about history or Cyprus, the Cezire Association is organising a fascinating afternoon of talks about the ancestors of present-day Turkish Cypriots. Four speakers will present different aspects of Turkish and Islamic influence on the island before the Ottoman conquest of 1570-71. The panel comprises Dr Gökçe Yükselen Abdurrazak Peler, the Vice […]

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Turkey sends troops to Libya to help UN-backed government in Tripoli

Turkish troops are on their way to North Africa where they will provide support to the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli. The development comes three days after the Turkish Grand National Assembly (TBMM) approved a mandate for the mission following a formal request from the GNA for military support from Turkey. On […]

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Award-winning tour operator sets sights on Malta

The UK’s largest tour operator to North Cyprus is expanding its horizons by adding another destination in the Mediterranean to its portfolio. Award-winning Cyprus Paradise has launched a sister website called Malta Paradise and is offering “hand-picked holidays” to the two biggest islands in the Maltese Archipelago: Malta and Gozo. Operating as a niche tour […]