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Police appeal after Turkish grandfather brutally robbed by thugs in East London

  Police in Newham are appealing for information and witnesses after an 82-year-old vulnerable man was violently robbed. Ahmet Dobran, who is currently battling cancer and uses a walking stick, was dragged to the ground by three men who pinned him down before forcibly removing his personal jewellery. The attack took place in Sussex Road, […]

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TRNC’s Eastern Mediterranean University ranked among “best 5% universities in the world”

  After making its debut on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings last year, the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), based in the politically unrecognised Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, returns to feature on this year’s list. Details of the highly respected league table, which has been running for 14 years, were released last […]

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Turkey, the US and the Middle East: a damning divergence?

  Late last month, Trump Administration Secretary of Defense James Mattis touched down in Ankara on a tour of Middle Eastern and Black Sea capitals. The Secretary’s Turkey visit, part of a trip that also included stops in Amman, Baghdad, Erbil and Kiev came as an effort to smooth out feathers already ruffled in the […]

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North Cyprus qualifies for 2018 CONIFA World Cup finals in London

  On Sunday, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced details about its next major tournament: the 2018 CONIFA World Cup. The Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) is among the 16 nations to have qualified for the finals, which will be played in the British capital next year. The 2018 World Football Cup […]

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Father dies a day after son passes away
 

  A family in North Cyprus are facing double heartache after losing Cem Besim Özgöker and his father Besim within 24 hours of each other. On Wednesday 30 August, the family were plunged into grief after 49-year-old Cem Özgöker died in Ankara. The well-known and liked worker from Mağusa Harbour had gone to Turkey for […]

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Have you booked your place to South East Property Expo 2017?

  The South East Property Expo is the region’s must-attend event for buyers, sellers, landlords and investors. Organised by local law firm Thackray Williams Solicitors, this free one-day show brings together property experts and trusted suppliers to provide help and assistance to those with an interest in all things property. Taking place in October, the South […]

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Turkish Cypriot actor Arman Mantella set to appear in Eastenders

  Rising star Arman Mantella from North London has bagged himself a small role on Eastenders. The episode will be screened in early September. There are currently no details about Arman’s part, and whether it is a one-off appearance or has the prospect of being turned into a regular character. The actor told T-VINE: “Although it’s […]