Category: News – TRNC

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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 […]

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Main opposition candidate Sami Özuslu wins TRNC by-election

Sami Özuslu of the centre-left Republican Turkish Party (Cumhuriyetçi Türk Partisi, CTP) has beaten twelve other candidates to win today’s Parliamentary by-election in the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus (TRNC). Özuslu secured 43.73% of the vote to win. The journalist turned politician convincingly beat his nearest rival, businessman Ali Başman of the ruling National Unity […]