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Turkey to continue exploration in E. Mediterranean

Turkey will send its fourth ship to the Eastern Mediterranean region to continue its exploration and drilling, the country’s energy and natural resources minister said on Tuesday. "The...

Turkey condemns EU decision to suspend high-level talks

The European Council’s decision to suspend high-level talks with Ankara won't affect Turkey’s determination to continue hydrocarbon activities in the Eastern Mediterranean, the Foreign Ministry said Monday. Turkey...

National Council dismisses Turkish natural gas proposal

The South Cyprus national council unanimously rejected a proposal by Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci to co-manage the islands’ natural gas resources. The Council which has an advisory...

Turkey to send 4th ship to Eastern Mediterranean

Turkey will increase its activities in the Eastern Mediterranean and it will send a 4th ship to the region, the country's foreign minister said on Tuesday. "If you...

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...

Nicosia to reject Turkish natural gas proposal

A proposal by Turkish Cypriot President Mustafa Akinci for a committee that would jointly administer natural gas affairs is expected to be rejected by the South government...

Mainly fine today, scattered showers possible on Wednesday and Thursday

Seasonal low pressure is affecting the area. Tuesday will be mainly fine with increased local cloud at midday and in the afternoon. Temperatures will rise to 37 C inland,...

Turkish vessel discovers gas reserves near Cyprus

Turkey’s drill ship “Fatih” has found its first gas reserves in the potentially hydrocarbon-rich area around the island of Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot newspaper Kıbrıs Postası reported on Monday. The...

South Cyprus marks 45 years since the coup d’état

Today, July 15, marks 45 years since the 1974 coup d`etat which led to the division of Cyprus. The Greek military junta, then ruling Greece, toppled the democratically...

Turkey rebuffs calls to back off Cyprus gas hunt

Turkey has denied claims it is acting illegally by drilling for gas in waters off Cyprus with Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu saying on 14 July his country would...
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