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British Residents’ Society Rauf Denktas Award to Tulips

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  By Sue Tilt and Carole King….. Last year the British Residents Society created an award called the Rauf Denktas Award (an inscribed silver tray) their aim is to present this award each… Continue reading

TRNC News 28th April 2016 – Mogherini: visa exemption for Turkish citizens if criteria met

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  Mogherini: “The EU Commission will take recommendation on visa exemption for Turkish citizens in the event that all the required criteria are met” High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs… Continue reading

North Cyprus Events Calendar from 28th April 2016

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  A list of events you can look forward to in North Cyprus.  For those charity fund-raisers, venues etc. which would like to include an event in the Events Calendar, contact www.cyprusscene.com    The Events Calendar… Continue reading

SOS Children’s Village, Lefkosa – Happy Children’s Fair

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As part of its 23 April National Sovereignty & Children’s Day celebrations, SOS Children’s Village is hosting a “Happy Children’s Fair” on Friday April 29, 2016. Taking place at the SOS Children’s Village… Continue reading

TRNC News 27th April – UBP-DP Coalition Government – Vote of Confidence

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  The new UBP-DP Coalition Government received vote of confidence The General Council of the Republican Assembly convened today with the aim of a vote of confidence for the new government. The new… Continue reading

TRNC News 26th April 2016 – Akinci: Making 25,000 people citizens out of the question

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  Akıncı: “‘Making 25,000 people citizens is out of the question” In his speech President Mustafa Akıncı said that allegations about making 25,000 people TRNC citizens is out of the question. In his… Continue reading

Whiskey Joe’s Bar, Kyrenia

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By Margaret Sheard….. What nicer on a warm Sunday afternoon in North Cyprus than to go out for Sunday Lunch and this week we chose Whiskey Joe’s which is situated in the picturesque… Continue reading

TRNC News 25th April 2016 – Leaders to meet today

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  Leaders to meet today President Mustafa Akıncı and Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades will meet today within the framework of Cyprus negotiations. The meeting will be held in the buffer zone. The… Continue reading

Oris Beach Sunday Market, Alsancak

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By Margaret Sheard….. The new Oris Beach Sunday Market in Alsancak started on the 17th April and was a great success.   We haven’t had a chance to visit yet but will be sure… Continue reading

Suffolk Regiment Cyprus Veterans Reunion 2016

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By Margaret Sheard…..  We were pleased to receive a feedback from Derek Chilvers about the 2016 Suffolk Regiment Cyprus Veterans reunion which took place at The Rushbrooke Arms, Sicklesmere, Bury St Edmunds on… Continue reading

Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR) – Marley and You

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By Kim Betts……. Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR)….. Lots of us will have read the book, or seen the film, of Marley and Me – many a tear was wiped away no doubt. Well… Continue reading

TRNC News 22nd April 2016 – Businessman Nadir in Turkey

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  Businessman Nadir in Turkey Turkish Cypriot businessman, Asil Nadir, who was under arrest in the UK has been returned to Turkey. Answering the questions of a TAK correspondent regarding the issue, the… Continue reading

Cyprus Memorial Rock – Further update

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By Margaret Sheard….. We have received a further update from David Littlemore on the progress of the Cyprus Rock Memorial and the unveiling at the National Memorial Arboretum in the UK on Sunday… Continue reading

TRNC News 21st April 2016 – Nuland: “USA ready to help parties for settlement”

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  Nuland: “USA is ready to help the parties for a settlement” The US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland said that the US is ready to help… Continue reading

North Cyprus Events Calendar from 23rd April 2016

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By Margaret Sheard….. A list of events you can look forward to in North Cyprus.  For those charity fund-raisers, venues etc. which would like to include an event in the Events Calendar, contact www.cyprusscene.com    The… Continue reading

TRNC News 20th April 2016 – Davutoglu: Commitment continuing for Cyprus settlement

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  Davutoğlu: “Our commitment to reach a comprehensive settlement in the Cyprus issue is continuing” Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said “Our commitment to reach a fair and comprehensive political settlement based on… Continue reading

The Centre of Visual Arts and Research (CVAR), Nicosia

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By Margaret Sheard…. There is a wonderful museum and research centre located in Ermou Street just across the north/south border of Cyprus which is struggling for funding to be able to continue and… Continue reading

TRNC News 19th April 2016 – The new Election and Referendum Law

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  The new Election and Referendum Law The “Election and Referendum (Amendment) Law” which was unanimously accepted by the General Council of the Republican Assembly yesterday, contains fundamental changes that shapes the country’s… Continue reading