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    Cyprus: Life on the Border

    Today, the north of the Island is administered by a Turkish Cypriot government. The region declared its independence in 1983 -- but Turkey is the only country that...

    Deryneia Beach aka Beach of Shame

    By Mertkan Hamit Yesterday, I wrote a post in Turkish about Deryneia Beach aka Beach of Shame. As I received a couple of requests I decided to translate...

    Trump: S400-F35 tension Obama’s fault, not Turkey’s

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday gave strong messages on a wide array of global issues in his closing speech at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. In...

    Anastasiades to brief Informal European Council on Turkey’s provocations in Cyprus’ EEZ

    Nicos Anastasiades, will participate in the Informal European Council meeting that will take place on the 9th of May...

    EPP and spitzenkandidat Weber condemn Turkey’s drilling activities

    The EPP (European People`s Party) Commission spitzenkandidat Manfred Weber is “very concerned about Turkey`s announced intention to carry out drilling activities...

    New Istanbul mayor İmamoğlu cancels two municipal tenders

    The newly-elected opposition mayor of Istanbul Ekrem İmamoğlu has pulled the plug on two municipal tenders by the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB), left-wing news site Artı Gerçek reported on...

    Pegasus Airlines launches daily flights from Manchester

    Leading low-cost carrier Pegasus Airlines launched scheduled flights between Manchester Airport and Istanbul’s Sabiha Gokcen and beyond today, 1st July 2019. Pegasus is currently operating five flights...

    Olive oil company unites Cyprus with a ‘taste of peace’

    Hasan Siber and Alexandros Philippides, co-founders of Colive, stand in front of a 900-year-old olive tree. Siber, a Turkish Cypriot, and Philippides, a Greek Cypriot, started an...

    Volkswagen picks Turkey for new $1.5 billion factory

    German car manufacturer Volkswagen has made the long-awaited decision to open a new factory in Turkey’s western province of Manisa, business news site bne Intellinews reported on Monday. Turkey beat...

    1 million 851 thousand 969 passengers in the first 6 months of the year

    Ercan, the only active airport in the TRNC, served 103 thousand 187 aircraft in the first six months of this year, had Landings takeoffs of 13 thousand...
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