Category: HP People

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Family and friends at the funeral of Ramadan Ahmet, from Polemi, Baf/Paphos. Mr Ahmet went missing in Dec. 1963. He was buried on 2 Dec. 2016.
“Missing persons” – the tragedy of Cyprus
 

He was a giant of a man. Our gentle giant. “Uncle Pasha,” we called him. “Huriye, let us take the children for a ride. Gather them round,” he would call out to Auntie Huriye, his wife. We would jump in his shiny black Dodge he had recently purchased with screams of delight. I remember he […]

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Umut Albayrak and Koulis Theodolou_London_concert_17Feb17
A small contribution to peace
 

My last wish When I die Is that you bury me in Cyprus Let my body be merged With the soil of my native land My head to my guts in the South My loins to my feet in the North Let me have two graves In the North and in the South For I […]

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The late Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Mr Andrei Karlov. Photo © Anadolu Ajans
Letters, ‘The Turkish community are deeply shocked by the assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey, Mr Andrei Karlov’

Dear T-VINE, An open letter to His Excellency the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the United Kingdom, Dr Alexander Vladimirovich Yakovenko. The Turkish community in Britain are deeply shocked and saddened by the news of the assassination of the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Turkey, His Excellency Mr Andrei Karlov, in Ankara. We […]

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A triumph for Trump – but the world holds its breath
 

2016 is certainly going to be remembered for many things. In years to come when you get a quiz question “in what year….?” there will be a good chance the answer will be 2016. The year of the underdog continues to back the most unlikely scenarios. No-one gave Leicester City a chance of winning the […]

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I need a holiday… after my holiday

Every year we come back from our summer holiday in the Motherland complaining about how we need another holiday to recover. It all starts with expensive plane tickets. We complain how much we paid for them, yet still fork out hundreds of pounds for a budget flight – mishhhhh. 80% of the holiday is spent in the village […]