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    Russian church in North Cyprus rocks the boat

    A Russian Orthodox Church in the north has come under criticism from the Archbishop accusing the local priest of recusancy and embassy officials reiterating Moscow’s respect to...

    Presidential Spokesperson Burcu: Improper, Inaccurate, and Inappropriate Approach

    TRNC Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu touched upon a statement made by the Spokesperson of the Greek Cypriot Administration Prodromos Prodromou the day before yesterday and stated that...

    President Akıncı had a telephone conversation with Lute

    President Mustafa Akıncı had a telephone conversation with the UN Special Envoy to Cyprus Jane Holl Lute who was appointed by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres for the Cyprus Issue. According to the statement made by the Presidency, Akıncı informed Lute regarding the meeting with the Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades on 9 August 2019. It was stated that during the telephone conversation that President Akıncı and Lute exchanged their views concerning what steps should be taken for completing the terms of reference.

    Yet another futile Cyprus exercise

    By YUSUF KANLI The “social meeting” of the Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders on Aug. 9 produced yet another false hope that perhaps Cyprus talks might resume from where they...

    Turkey’s fourth drilling vessel en route to east Med, says foreign minister

    Turkey has dispatched its fourth drilling vessel to the eastern Mediterranean, where an ongoing dispute over natural resources is fuelling tensions between Turkey and Greek Cyprus. The Oruç...

    Front to break swelter by midweek

    A new heat advisory has been issued for Tuesday while a warm front affecting weather patterns should be on its way out by midweek, with chances of...

    Contacts to arrange FM’s meetings on sidelines of UN General Assembly

    Deliberations have been underway since the beginning of August to arrange bilateral and trilateral meetings for Nicos Christodoulides in New York with his counterparts from other countries...

    Rape claim trial postponed, defendant asks to be represented by British lawyer

    The trial of a 19-year-old British woman who faces a charge of public mischief for making a false claim allegation was on Monday postponed until August 27. The...

    Rhetoric cranked up over Laundromat story

    The Presidential Palace is fighting back against criticism over claims that Anastasiades’ law firm was involved in a network of shell companies that laundered billions out of...

    Spokesman hopes Turkey will eventually show a different attitude from what it has so...

    South Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou has said on Sunday that preparations are underway to resume Cyprus negotiations and hoped that Turkey will eventually show a different attitude...
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