Category: News – TRNC

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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 […]

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North Cyprus General Elections 2018: Turkish Cypriots go to the polls

Turkish Cypriots head to the polls today to elect a new government. Opinion polls are predicting a tight race with no outright winner from the general elections, that is likely to result in fresh coalition rule for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Fifty seats are up for grabs in the TRNC Parliament: 16 […]

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Football legends Tony Adams, Sol Campbell and Tanju Çolak back Tekin Birinci’s bid to become an MP

A candidate for Sunday’s General Elections in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has received support from a number of high profile football celebrities. Football agent Tekin Birinci, who is standing for TDP (Toplumcu Demokrasi Partisi / Communal Democracy Party), has been sent good luck messages from the likes of former Arsenal and England captain […]