Category: News – TRNC

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Ruling parties in TRNC, Turkiye and Azerbaijan sign historic agreement to improve political co-operation

Leading figures from the ruling right-wing political parties in Turkiye and Azerbaijan have signed a co-operation agreement with their Turkish Cypriot peers. The agreement, signed in Lefkoşa / North Nicosia on Tuesday, 14 November, aims to further political relations between the Turkish countries under the motto of “3 states, one nation.” Prime Minister Ünal Üstel […]

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“The concrete expression of our sovereignty and independence”, the TRNC turns 40 today

Today, 15 November 2023, marks the fortieth anniversary of the declaration of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). The milestone has been marked with street parades in the TRNC and goodwill messages from allies, including Azerbaijan and Türkiye. The Republic of Türkiye’s Vice-President Cevdet Yılmaz and its new Main Opposition Leader, Özgür Özel, joined […]

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TRT World to screen new 6-part documentary series for 40th anniversary of the TRNC

International broadcaster TRT World will be televising a new six-part documentary called The Forefront: Cyprus covering the Mediterranean island’s recent tragic past. The first episode will be screened on Wednesday 15 November 2023, a date which marks the fortieth anniversary of the declaration of the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus. Describing its new series, TRT […]

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Tanyel’s Smile: police officers arrive in TRNC hoping to hit £10K fundraising target on final day of their epic 4-week charity bike ride

A month-long 2,500 mile charity bike ride by two Metropolitan police officers, PC Ceyhun ‘Jay’ Uzun and PC Ryan McKinlay is nearing completion. The pair set off from outside Scotland Yard in London exactly four weeks ago today in a bid to raise awareness and essential funds for UK children’s cancer charity Tanyel’s Smile, which […]

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Ankara terror attack on day the Turkish Parliament re-opens after summer recess

On Sunday, newly elected MPs in this year’s May General Elections joined their more experienced political colleagues for the reconvening of the Grand National Assembly of Turkiye (TBMM) following the summer recess. The 28th session of the Turkish Parliament had officially commenced on 2 June 2023, after the Parliamentary and Presidential elections, but there was […]

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Russian Embassy to start offering consular services in North Cyprus

The Russian Embassy in Cyprus is getting ready to offer consular services in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus, according to Russia’s official news agency TASS. A TASS correspondent said the details of the new service came from a representative of the Embassy, who said: “We will start providing consular services in the northern part […]