Category: News – TRNC

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North Cyprus’ mystery dancing couple revealed…

American author J.A. Redmerski said, “I guess sometimes the greatest memories are made in the most unlikely of places, further proof that spontaneity is more rewarding than a meticulously planned life.” And so it was one Saturday last month when an unknown couple suddenly started dancing at Eminağa Garden Centre and Café in Girne, North […]

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Two state solution raised during first meeting between Cypriot leaders Ersin Tatar and Nicos Anastasiades

On Tuesday evening Ersin Tatar, the newly elected president of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC), met his South Cyprus counterpart Nicos Anastasiades for the first time. The meeting was arranged by Elizabeth Spehar, the United Nations Special Representative and Deputy Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Cyprus. Ms Spehar hosted the two political […]

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UK removes Cyprus from coronavirus ‘safe’ list

The increasing number of coronavirus cases in South Cyprus has prompted the British government to remove the island from its travel corridor. The new measures, which came in on Sunday morning, 1 November, means those returning from Cyprus must self-isolate for 14 days. The decision was announced by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps on Thursday. Last […]

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UBP leadership race: Faiz Sucuoğlu and Hasan Taçoy go through to run-off

There was no clear winner in the first round of the National Unity Party (UBP) leadership contest on Saturday. Two of the candidates, Faiz Sucuoğlu and Hasan Taçoy, were head and shoulders above the other three, garnering over 70% of the votes between them. Sucuoğlu and Taçoy now go through to the run-off, to be […]