Category: News – TRNC

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Enfield Council responds to calls to prevent the “TRNC” from playing on council-owned land in CONIFA World Cup

Next month, the Paddy Power 2018 CONIFA World Cup will be held in London. The tournament is organised by the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA), which allows countries and regions not represented by FIFA to participate. North Cyprus is among the sixteen teams that will be competing for the CONIFA World Cup. The side’s […]

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Atlasglobal confirms its daily flights to Ercan are set to continue

  A leading carrier to North Cyprus has issued a statement rebutting claims it will be stopping flights to the country. Istanbul-based Atlasglobal (formerly Atlasjet) has been flying to the Mediterranean island for more than a decade, with multiple daily flights to North Cyprus’ Ercan Airport. Earlier today, the airline was forced to respond to […]

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Paddy Power is the title sponsor of 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup in London

An international tournament that will feature North Cyprus’ national football side has received a crucial boost after attracting a major backer. Irish bookmaker Paddy Power has been announced as the title sponsor of the 2018 CONIFA World Football Cup, which will take place in London from the end of May. The tournament is organised by […]

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New four-way centre-left coalition government for North Cyprus

  Four political parties in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have struck an agreement, paving the way for a new coalition government to be formed headed by the leader of the left-wing Republican Turkish Party (CTP) Tufan Erhürman. Details of the new team were presented to TRNC President Mustafa Akıncı earlier today, which was […]

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North Cyprus draws “group of death” for London 2018 CONIFA World Cup Finals

Officials for the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) were in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) at the start of the New Year to oversee the draw for this year’s World Cup. Sixteen teams, including North Cyprus, are taking part in the international football tournament being held in London between Thursday 31 May […]

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Cyprus – unilateralism on hydrocarbons will result in permanent division

  The Greek Cypriot position on hydrocarbons exploitation is that as an independent and sovereign coastal state, member of both the UN and of the EU, the “Republic of Cyprus” has the right to exploit her natural resources, including offshore resources, and agree boundaries with other coastal states in accordance with internationally accepted procedures. Greece […]