Tag: Mustafa Akıncı

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Young Turkish Cypriots are up in arms after the TRNC Parliament approved a protocol between Ankara and Lefkoşa that paves the way for the Turkish government to directly control the finance it provides North Cyprus for education, culture, youth and sport. The investments will be supervised by a new office set to open in the […]

News - Turkey
Turkey fights own forest fire in Antalya, after Greek Cypriots refuse Troodos Mountains help because “conditions” not met

Turkey is battling a major fire in the Kumluca district of Antalya. People have been evacuated away from the path of the two-day old fire, which has spread to the resort town of Adrasan and Çıralı village, and entered the Beydağları Coastal National Park that contains the historic Olympos (Lycia) site. İsmail Üzmez, head of […]

News - TRNC
Akıncı and Eroğlu to go head-to-head in TRNC Presidential run-off on Sunday

There was no outright winner from yesterday’s Presidential Elections in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. A total of seven candidates stood and as predicted, none could pass the fifty percent threshold to avoid a run-off. The top two candidates, incumbent Derviş Eroğlu from the TRNC political right and backed by the National Unity Party […]

News - Features
Countdown begins to TRNC Presidential Elections

Next Sunday, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus will go to the polls to elect a new President. Seven candidates are vying for the political hot seat, including incumbent, Dr. Derviş Eroğlu. The TRNC operates a Parliamentary political system, which means the Presidency is primarily a symbolic role. However, since the times of the first […]