Category: News – TRNC

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Former TRNC President attacked by far-right protesters in South Cyprus

Former Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat was again targeted by far-right nationalists in South Cyprus. The incident took place on Wednesday evening during a conference in Limasol where Talat was part of a panel of speakers discussing the benefits of a unitedCyprus. On March 26, several hundred ELAM (National Popular Front) supporters – the Cypriot equivalent of Greece’s […]

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Cyprus talks begin following a joint declaration by two leaders

The two Cypriot leaders reached an agreement over the wording of a joint statement on Tuesday, paving the way for the start of a new round of peace talks to unite the island. The TRNC’s President Derviş Eroğlu met with his Greek Cypriot counterpart Nicos Anastasiades “in a friendly and cordial atmosphere” in the UN’s […]

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London musician Özkan Gezen’s son among four killed on North Cyprus roads in 48 hours. 442 killed in past 10 years

Four people have been killed and six injured – one seriously – in two major road traffic accidents in North Cyprus. On Monday evening, a car driven at high speed by 34-year old Çiğdem Altınfincan on the main Lefkoşa-Güzelyurt road heading towards Güzelyurt, veered into the ditch in the central reservation near the Türkeli junction, […]

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Turkish Cypriots disrespect memory of Dr Fazıl Küçük

Turkish Cypriots have been criticised for showing a due lack of care to the memory of Dr Fazıl Küçük on the 30th anniversary of his passing. On January 15, the TRNC government led the annual memorial service to Dr Küçük, who dedicated his life to championing Turkish Cypriot rights. The day started with a service […]

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Now cheaper to call Turkey and North Cyprus with Vodafone

Over the weekend, Vodafone expanded its Europe Zone to also include Turkey and Northern Cyprus. The new tariff came into play on 23 November, bringing significant savings for Vodafone Passport customers who call these countries or use their UK mobiles or laptops when they are there. A standard call from the UK to Turkey now […]