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‘The Referendum: a preliminary evaluation’: talk by veteran Turkey analyst David Barchard

  Leading Turkey analyst and author David Barchard will be giving his assessment on the country as it enters a new era, transitioning from a parliamentary system of government to a presidential one. During the evening lecture, organised by the Anglo-Turkish Society at the Royal Anthropological Institute in London, Barchard will look at the growth of the idea of […]

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UK slams new embargo on TRNC air passengers
 

As from June 1st, all passengers flying to and from the TRNC with Pegasus Airlines – Cyprus’ biggest carrier – will face extra, tiring formalities during their Istanbul or Izmir touchdown. Instead of remaining on the plane, passengers travelling on to London or Lefkoşa must disembark with their luggage, go through a security check in […]

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‘19 Mayıs Youth and Sports Bayramı’ 2017 celebrations in the UK

Today Turkey commemorated Mustafa Kemal’s landing at Samsun, on the Black Sea, on May 19, 1919, which marked the start of the Turkish War of Independence. The war lasted four years, during which time the Turks managed to expel numerous foreign powers that had invaded their territory, among them Britain, France, Italy, Greece, and Armenia. […]

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Turks slip out of this year’s Sunday Times top 1000 Rich List

  No one of Turkish heritage was included in this year’s guide to the UK’s wealthiest. The collective worth of the one thousand named individuals, which included a record 130 women, is £658 bn. Compiled by the Sunday Times, the annual list of the super-rich ranks Britons – both those born here or now resident […]

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UK General Election 2017: register to vote by 22nd May

  A vital component of democracy is giving the electorate their say on the performance of existing politicians, and a chance to vote in new faces and new ideas. Last month, British Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap general election. The nationwide vote will take place on Thursday 8 June 2017, with the outcome […]

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Turkish-ANZAC bonds renewed in Cambridge
 

  The first ANZAC Day Parade in living memory to take place at Cambridge City Cemetery was held on Saturday April 22nd, led by a former Commander of the Royal Air Force. Over 200 people including City dignitaries and representatives of the Australian and New Zealand governments commemorated the deeds of over 300 Australian and […]