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An iconic face of the Cyprus Conflict, Nevcihan Oluşum dies aged 84

  A Turkish Cypriot woman whose grief-stricken photograph during the Cyprus Conflict made international headlines has passed away. The funeral of Nevcihan Oluşum will take place today in her native Gaziveren in North Cyprus. Mrs Oluşum inadvertently became the face of the Turkish Cypriot struggle during 11-year Cyprus Conflict when she was snapped in 1964 […]

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Full programme for 22nd International Famagusta Arts and Culture Festiv

North Cyprus’ “largest and most extensive culture and arts organisation”, event organisers have finally released their full programme for the two-week festival. All events will again take place in the city’s two historic venues: Othello Castle and Salamis Amphitheatre. Launched in 1995, the 2018 International Famagusta Arts and Culture Festival opens on Tuesday 28 August […]

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Main opposition UBP MPs have worst attendance record at TRNC Parliament

North Cyprus’ main opposition National Unity Party (UBP) has been named the worst political party when it comes to attendance at the Parliament for the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. İskele MP Önder Sennaroğlu missed nearly half of all Parliamentary sessions between 2 April and 30 June 2018, attending just 11 out of 20 sessions. […]

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British expat receives TRNC Compensation Fund’s first-ever payout

After a legal marathon, the TRNC’s Compulsory Insurance Guarantee Fund [Zorunlu Sigortalar Garanti Fonu] has paid its first successful claimant in its 25-year history. A sum totalling just under £47,000 has been awarded to Philip Kirby, a retired Englishman who suffered crippling injuries when his motorbike was hit by a car driving the wrong way […]