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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 […]

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TRNC Local Elections 2022: UBP’s Mahmut Özçınar wins record 7th term, but opposition take big 3 cities

North Cyprus’ left wing opposition parties emerged victorious from Sunday’s Local Elections, after their candidates came first in the three big Mayoral races. Incumbent Mehmet Harmancı of the Communal Democracy Party (TDP) won comfortably in the capital Lefkoşa, while candidates for the main opposition Republican Turkish Party, Murat Şenkul and Süleyman Uluçay, won hard fought […]

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CTP leader Tufan Erhürman to stand for TRNC Presidency

Tufan Erhürman has thrown his name into the Presidential ring. The academic-turned-politician, who heads up the centre-left main opposition Republican Turkish Party (CTP), announced his candidacy at a CTP rally in Lefkoşa on Tuesday, 17 Dec. CTP is the first of the TRNC’s six Parliamentary parties to confirm their Presidential candidate. The incumbent, Mustafa Akıncı, is […]

‘Revolutionary’ Turkish Cypriot Hasan Raif dies aged 69

Veteran community activist Hasan Raif has died of cancer. He passed away in the early hours of the morning on the last day of 2017. The death of the married father of two has been greeted with universal sadness. Condolences were offered by Haringey Councillor Emine Ibrahim, who wrote on her Facebook and Twitter pages, […]