Tag: Mehmet Ali Talat

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Formula 1 set to return to Turkey in November

Istanbul Park is back on the Formula 1 fixture list for the first time since 2011. F1 confirmed Turkey’s return in its announcement about the locations of the final four races of 2020. The Turkish Grand Prix will be held on 13-15 November, followed by back-to-back races in Bahrain (27-29 Nov. and 4-6 Dec.), with […]

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No way out? 15 years after Greek Cypriot voters dashed Cyprus unification hopes, why TRNC recognition is becoming the ‘default’ position

On 24 April, 2004, Turkish Cypriots voted in favour of uniting the island of Cyprus in historic referendums on what was dubbed the ‘Annan Plan’. But the United Nations blueprint for a federal solution remained just that after Greek Cypriots overwhelmingly rejected it – and were rewarded with European Union membership days later. In the […]

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Former TRNC President attacked by far-right protesters in South Cyprus

Former Turkish Cypriot President Mehmet Ali Talat was again targeted by far-right nationalists in South Cyprus. The incident took place on Wednesday evening during a conference in Limasol where Talat was part of a panel of speakers discussing the benefits of a unitedCyprus. On March 26, several hundred ELAM (National Popular Front) supporters – the Cypriot equivalent of Greece’s […]