Category: News – TRNC

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TRNC’s Eastern Mediterranean University ranked among “best 5% universities in the world”

  After making its debut on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings last year, the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), based in the politically unrecognised Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, returns to feature on this year’s list. Details of the highly respected league table, which has been running for 14 years, were released last […]

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North Cyprus qualifies for 2018 CONIFA World Cup finals in London

  On Sunday, the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA) announced details about its next major tournament: the 2018 CONIFA World Cup. The Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC) is among the 16 nations to have qualified for the finals, which will be played in the British capital next year. The 2018 World Football Cup […]

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Father dies a day after son passes away
 

  A family in North Cyprus are facing double heartache after losing Cem Besim Özgöker and his father Besim within 24 hours of each other. On Wednesday 30 August, the family were plunged into grief after 49-year-old Cem Özgöker died in Ankara. The well-known and liked worker from Mağusa Harbour had gone to Turkey for […]

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TRNC economy posts seven consecutive years of growth

  The Turkish Cypriot economy is benefiting from the government’s growth strategies, recording year-on-year growth for the past seven years, TRNC Economy and Energy Minister Sunat Atun told delegates at a business summit in the capital Lefkoşa on Thursday. The Minister (pictured above, fourth left) was speaking at the opening of the Bölgesel Kalkınma ve […]

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Warnings issued about Isaac-Solomou Cyprus border protests this weekend

This weekend, Greek Cypriots are planning multiple demonstrations to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the deaths of Tassos Isaac and Solomos Solomou. Protestors on motorbikes are aiming to cause disruption at the border, prompting local Cypriot authorities and some foreign embassies to warn their citizens and staff to avoid these areas. Earlier today, some 60 […]

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Tinie Tempah set to rock Cage Club in Girne
 

Tonight, British superstar rapper Tinie Tempah will be performing at one of Cyprus’ biggest and most glamorous clubs: Cage Wonderland at Cratos Premium Hotel in Girne. It will be the multi-million selling artist’s first trip to North Cyprus and it promises to be a huge night. Tinie Tempah exploded on to the music scene with […]

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After Crans Montana failure, Turkish Cypriots call on UK, UN and EU to restore their “equal rights”

  Turkish Cypriots from around the world have been galvanised into action following the collapse of the Cyprus Talks in Geneva earlier this month. On Thursday, a delegation of British Turkish Cypriots delivered a letter to 10 Downing Street urging Theresa May’s government to “unconditionally end the continued isolation of the Turkish Cypriot People”. The […]