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Dr Erol Kaymak on CEFTUS panel to debate Cyprus at Westminster

As Cyprus’ two Presidents inch closer to a permanent solution to the 53-year-old conflict, British think tank CEFTUS invites two experts from the divided island to discuss the current round of talks at two separate Westminster events. Dr Erol Kaymak is the Chair of the Department of Political Science and International Relations at Eastern Mediterranean […]

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Theresa May secures multi-million defence deal after Turkey visit

Theresa May and her Turkish counterpart have announced new trade talks between Britain and Turkey that could generate billions more pounds for their economies. Mrs May is the first major Western leader to visit the Turkish capital following the coup attempt last summer. During her one day visit to Ankara on Saturday 28 Jan, the […]

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Stockport woman returns ancient Yortan jug to Turkey

A woman who bought a souvenir jug in Turkey more than 50 years ago has returned it after discovering it is a 4,500 year-old Bronze Age urn. Thelma Bishop bought the ceramic jug with her husband Malcolm while on holiday in Ephesus, Turkey, in the 1960s. The couple, from Gatley in Stockport, ran a gallery […]

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Photographer behind iconic shot of grieving Turkish Cypriot widow knighted in New Year Honours

Veteran photojournalist Don McCullin ihas been recognised for his services to photography in this year’s New Years Honours list. He receives a knighthood alongside gold-medal winning Olympian Mo Farrow, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, musician Ray Davies of The Kinks, and entertainer Ken Dodd. Born in Finsbury Park, London, in 1935, Don McCullin began by taking […]

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George Michael dies aged 53
 

One of Britain’s finest singers has passed away of suspected heart failure. George Michael’s death was announced on Christmas Day in a statement by his publicist: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period…The family would ask that […]

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Disabled Soner Sabriler trapped in 1st floor flat, failed by Haringey’s housing crisis

A 61-year-old Turkish Cypriot man with severe mobility problems is a virtual prisoner in his own home due to a chronic shortage of social housing in his borough and the unwillingness of the council’s independent medical advisors to upgrade his priority status. Soner Sabriler lives in a small, 2-bedroom, first-floor flat off Green Lanes, Harringay, […]