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UK Turkish R&B singer Eyeden releases new track Cyprus on My Mind

British Turkish Cypriot artist Eyeden has delved into his ethnic roots for his latest release, a bi-lingual English-Turkish track called Cyprus on My Mind, that dropped this weekend. The singer and rapper from Coventry gave T-VINE a sneak preview of the video, which adds striking visuals to the lyrically powerful song that’s dedicated to Cyprus’ recent tragic history. We […]

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North Cyprus crash victim Fatma Kaşıkçı laid to rest in East London

The funeral of a young mother of two killed in a car crash in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus was held in East London on Wednesday, 11 November. A service was held for Fatma Kaşıkçı, 24, at Shacklewell Lane Mosque in Dalston, where due to Covid restrictions only 30 relatives and close friends were able […]

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TRNC Presidential Election 2020: Ersin Tatar and Mustafa Akıncı go through to Sunday’s run-off

Today’s Presidential Election in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus ended as predicted with the two frontrunners going into next Sunday’s run-off. TRNC Prime Minister Ersin Tatar edged Mustafa Akıncı in the first round, taking 32.35% of the vote to the incumbent’s 29.84%. Tufan Erhürman, the Leader of the main opposition Turkish Republican Party (CTP), […]

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Presidential Election under way in North Cyprus

Turkish Cypriots have been heading to the ballot box to cast their vote in today’s election where 11 candidates, including the incumbent Mustafa Akıncı, are hoping to become the next President of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. Leaders or former leaders of all six parties in the TRNC Parliament are standing in this election, […]

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Four Turks from the world of fashion, politics, transport and scouts in the UK’s 2020 Honours List

Four Turks were among the 1,495 people named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2020, announced on Friday night. Fashion designer Erdem Moralıoğlu and Jeremy Corbyn’s former diary manager Ayşe Funda Veli are both awarded an MBE, while First Bus supervisor Mustafa Kemal Köksal and scout leader Celal İzcibayar each received a BEM. The four […]