Tag: Turkish Cypriot

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CONIFA World Cup: North Cyprus into semi-finals after beating Barawa 8-0

North Cyprus put in their strongest performance of the 2018 CONIFA World Cup yet by beating African team Barawa 8-0 in the quarter-finals earlier today. The Turkish Cypriot side dominated from start to finish to book their place in the semi-finals against European champions Padania on Thursday, 7 June at Carshalton. For all the domination, North […]

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North Cyprus through to the CONIFA World Cup quarter-finals

Two draws and a win over the weekend were enough to send North Cyprus through to the next round of the Paddy Power CONIFA World Cup. The Turkish Cypriot national side were runners-up in Group B, having drawn their last game against reigning world champions Abkhazia, who failed to qualify for the quarter-finals. North Cyprus […]

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“Give North Cyprus an Emoji” say 1000 signatories
 

An online petition calling for a Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) flag mobile phone emoji has gained over 1000 signatures. The plea, named “Make a TRNC (Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus) emoji!!” which is directed at tech giants Apple, Samsung and Microsoft is registered on campaigning website change.org and is intended to gain greater global recognition for the […]

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Bi-communal Cypriot theatre and book launch in London to promote Friendship Week

  This weekend, the Union of Cypriots in the UK (EKA) and various Greek and Turkish Cypriot organisations, the Cypriot Artists Platform UK and Turkish Cypriot Association for Democracy are coming together to celebrate Friendship Week between Cypriots. The 3-day programme includes theatre performances at the Cypriot Community Centre in Wood Green, North London, followed […]

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North Cyprus draws opening game in CONIFA World Cup

Update, 2 June 2018: correction to North Cyprus goal-scorer, which was Billy Mehmet and not Oshan as first reported. The alternative World Cup got underway in various non-league stadia in London today. Among the sixteen teams competing for the Paddy Power CONIFA World Cup trophy is North Cyprus, who could only manage a draw against […]

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Nesil Caliskan breaks new ground after being elected Leader of Enfield Council

  Councillor Nesil Caliskan, 29, was last night elected Leader of Enfield Council by the ruling Labour Group of Councillors, becoming the first woman to hold the post in the borough. Her selection makes Caliskan the youngest council leader for London and possibly England, and the first person of Turkish heritage to head a council […]

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2018 CONIFA World Cup: North Cyprus match dates, tickets and more

On 31 May 2018, the alternative world cup will kick off in the British capital and one of the sixteen teams competing in the tournament is North Cyprus. Sponsored by Paddy Power and organised by the Confederation of Independent Football Associations (CONIFA), the 2018 CONIFA World Cup in London is a chance for countries and […]