Author: İpek Özerim

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Conservative peer to push UK Government to end North Cyprus’ isolation

The international isolation of Turkish Cypriots and their North Cyprus homeland will be raised in the British Parliament next month. Scottish Baroness Nosheena Shaheen Mobarik has tabled a question to Rishi Sunak’s government asking about the “Ending the isolation of northern Cyprus, particularly by lifting sanctions on trade and travel.” The peer’s oral question has […]

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Middlesex University and Barnet Council to host controversial “anti-Turkish” Cyprus talk in Hendon

A talk presented as a ‘Human Rights in Cyprus Lecture’, involving law lecturers from Middlesex University and hosted by Barnet Council, has been slammed by Turkish Cypriots as “anti-Turkish”. The event is scheduled to take place at Hendon Town Hall at noon on Monday, 18 March. According to details on online ticketing platform Eventbrite, where […]

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A gamut of emotions as Turkiye remembers the victims of the devastating 6 February earthquakes

Turkiye and the Turkish diaspora have marked the first anniversary of the devastating earthquakes that struck the country on 6 February 2023, causing widespread death and destruction. A wide range of emotions were on display at the commemoration events, from tearful to thankful, hopeful and angry. In towns and cities across southeast Turkiye, which bore […]

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All change at Evkaf, as Professor Mustafa Tümer replaces long-serving head Professor Benter

Professor Ibrahim Benter’s term as the Director-General of Kıbrıs Vakıflar İdaresi has come to an end. The TRNC Council of Ministers called time on Benter’s decade in charge of the oldest Turkish Cypriot institute, naming Professor Mustafa Tümer (top right) as his replacement. The details were announced in the Official Gazette last week. Kıbrıs Vakıflar […]