Category: News – TRNC

News - TRNC
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Praise for “miracle” of Turkish/Greek Cypriot co-operation and role of EVKAF in 5 million Euro monastery restoration

The historic St Apostolos Andreas monastery, located in the Karpaz peninsula in north Cyprus, has been declared open once more after an extensive repair programme lasting two years and costing 5 million Euros. The money was contributed jointly and equally by the Greek Orthodox Church of Cyprus and EVKAF, the TRNC’s major Islamic charitable foundation. […]

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€10,000 fine for athletes using Ercan as Greek Cypriot authorities step up action against “illegal” airport

The Greek Cypriot Football Association (KOP) has threatened to severely punish any members who travel from Ercan Airport in North Cyprus. According to South Cyprus daily Alithia, the KOP Executive Board announced that any groups or individual members found travelling from Ercan Airport will be fined ten thousand Euros for a first-time offence and face […]

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Backlash against bold advertising campaign promoting gay existence

An attempt to bring North Cyprus’ LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex) community out of the closet has highlighted the homophobic attitudes still prevalent among some parts of the population. On 1 Nov, the Queer Cyprus Association (Kuir Kıbrıs Derneği) unveiled a major outdoor advertising campaign. Colourful billboards around the country displayed the words […]

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Two gold colored clock faces with black hands and numbers showing hours to adjust your clocks for Daylight Savings time. Also called Daylight Saving time. This makes a great small picture on a web page for a reminder to set your clock forward or back each spring and fall.
Cyprus to be split into two time zones from Sunday
 

From 30 Oct., the time on either side of the Green Line in Cyprus will be an hour apart. A decision by the TRNC Parliament on 8 Sept. to drop Daylight Saving Time (DST) means that unlike the South, clocks in the North will not be going back an hour this Sunday. The Turkish Cypriot […]