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55 years on: Remembering Cengiz Topel and the Erenköy Resistance

The struggle to survive has defined much of therecent history of Turkish Cypriots, with the ErenköyResistance of 1964 among their most famous battles. A major milestone that occurred early on in the 11-year Cyprus Conflict, the Battle of Erenköynot only highlighted the bravery and resilience of the island’s minority Turkish community, but also the critical […]

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UN Cyprus role slammed after Akıncı snubs Drogba ‘peace’ match

The United Nations’ mission in Cyprus came under fierce criticism from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) this week after UN peacekeepers were unable to provide “security” for a football match involving teams from both sides of the island. On Tuesday Turkish Cypriots Mağusa Türk Gücü and Greek Cypriots Nea Salamina took part in […]

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Award-winning writer Sevgül Uludağ on UN panel to discuss ‘How Women make peace-building better”

A panel discussion on the role of women in conflict-resolution will be held at the Home for Co-operation, located in the Buffer Zone in Nicosia, this Thursday. Journalist, author and peace activist Sevgül Uludağ will be among the speakers at the event being organised by UNFICYP and the bi-communal Technical Committee for Gender Equality, which […]