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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 […]

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Political “legend of Green Lanes” Nilgün Canver dies aged 59

  The British Turkish community is in mourning today following the sad news that one of its most popular personalities has died. Nilgün Canver passed away at University College Hospital in London late last night following a short battle with cancer. One of the first British Turks to take up a political post, Canver paved […]

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TRNC economy posts seven consecutive years of growth

  The Turkish Cypriot economy is benefiting from the government’s growth strategies, recording year-on-year growth for the past seven years, TRNC Economy and Energy Minister Sunat Atun told delegates at a business summit in the capital Lefkoşa on Thursday. The Minister (pictured above, fourth left) was speaking at the opening of the Bölgesel Kalkınma ve […]

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Turkey, Indonesia deepen ties through increased military and defence co-operation

  Turkey is continuing to extend its relations with Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country and biggest economy in Southeast Asia. Details emerged a few days ago of new bilateral projects that will enhance the defence strategies of both nations. According to a news report in Daily Sabah, military collaboration between Turkey and Indonesia is […]

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Learn about post-Brexit business opportunities at TBCCI Forum in Istanbul

  While British politicians and media squabble over how best to manage ‘Brexit’, entrepreneurs are busy eyeing-up new trade opportunities. Turkey and Britain already enjoy significant trade levels – bilateral trade volume between the two nations reached £13.22 bn in 2016 – which is set to grow after the UK’s exit from the European Union […]

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“It does not feel real,” says new 200m World Champion Ramil Guliyev

Azeri-born Ramil Guliyev shocked the pundits by powering to victory in the final of the Men’s 200m race last night, winning his adopted country Turkey its first-ever gold medal at a world athletics championships in the process. Guliyev beat favourite South African Wayde Van Niekerk, who came second, in a thrilling race in a time […]

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TRNC London Office can now receive identity card applications

  North Cyprus’ Ministry of Interior has announced that Turkish Cypriots requiring new or replacement TRNC identity cards can now process their applications via the TRNC London Office in Bedford Square. Kutlu Evren, the Minister of Interior, said they are currently rolling out new technology in diplomatic missions abroad. Following the successful installation of e-identity […]