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TRNC News 23.2.2017 Yildirim: Four freedoms must be provided

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Yıldırım: “Four freedoms must be provided if there is to be an agreement” Emphasizing that the full and effective guarantee of Turkey is essential, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that the four… Continue reading

7th Hisarkoy Orchid Festival Update

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By Margaret Sheard … The 7th Hisarkoy Orchid Festival is taking place on the 4th and 5th March and we have now been provided with the programme for this 2-day event by Dervise… Continue reading

North Cyprus Events Calendar from 23rd February 2017

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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 is… Continue reading

Ozankoy Gardeners Forum at the Courtyard, Karakum 22nd February

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. When we have time we try to keep up with the many events happening in North Cyprus and many people send their news as they know it will… Continue reading

The Funeral of Cathy Jackson, a tribute from Tulips

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By Carole King and Sue Tilt ….. On Monday morning, 20 February, at Lapta Cemetery on a brilliantly sunny morning over 150 people gathered to say a sad farewell to Cathy Jackson. What… Continue reading

TRNC News 22.2.2017 Negotiations stalled by Greek Cypriot refusal of political equality

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Akıncı: “Negotiations have stalled due to the Greek Cypriot side’s refusal to accept political equality” President Mustafa Akıncı has stated that the reason negotiations have stalled is due to the Greek Cypriot side’s… Continue reading

Food Lodge, Catalkoy – Pancake Day

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By Margaret Sheard ….. The annual tradition of Pancake Day is drawing close and the Food Lodge in Çatalköy will be offering pancakes of many different types to suit your taste on Tuesday… Continue reading

TRNC News 21.2.2017 – Çavuşoğlu in TRNC for working visit

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Çavuşoğlu in the TRNC for a working visit Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu arrived in the TRNC for a working visit yesterday. Çavuşoğlu, who was welcomed by Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu at Ercan… Continue reading

The Soulist – Coffee and Music House in Alsancak

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By Roland Eyerich  (DJ at Bayrak International Radio) ….. If you drive along the coastal road west from Girne you arrive in Alsancak, and will see the Coffee and Music House “The Soulist”… Continue reading

St Andrew’s Church, Kyrenia – Shrove Tuesday

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By Margaret Sheard …..  Why do we celebrate “Fat Tuesday”?  You can find out at St Andrew’s Church in Kyrenia if you go along and join in the Lent celebration on Tuesday 28th… Continue reading

TRNC News 20.2.2017 Akinci: “Anastasiades should overturn Greek Cypriot Parliament Enosis decision”

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Akıncı: “Anastasiades should overturn the Greek Cypriot Parliament’s Enosis decision” President Mustafa Akıncı has said that Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades must do two things for the negotiations to continue. “Firstly, the Greek… Continue reading

North Cyprus Mountain Memorial Tank

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By Chris and Fred (Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern) …. Hard Luck!  Or: How to find a Memorial Tank by accident!  Fred, who has been travelling to North Cyprus since 1981, told me… Continue reading

TRNC News 17.2.2017 – Akinci “Greek Cypriot leader did not respect our sensitivities and slammed the door hard”

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Akıncı: “Greek Cypriot leader did not respect our sensitivities, and slammed the door hard” President Mustafa Akıncı said that the Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades walked out of negotiations in the buffer zone… Continue reading

Catherine Jackson – Rest in Peace

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We were shocked to hear the sad news of the passing of Catherine Jackson.  We didn’t know her well but when our paths did cross she was always so friendly and always smiling.… Continue reading

TRNC News 16.2.2017 – Akinci: “Greek Cypriot side will determine future of negotiations”

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Akıncı: “Greek Cypriot side will determine the future of the negotiations” Stating that the progress of the negotiations will be determined by the Greek Cypriot side, President Mustafa Akıncı said that it will… Continue reading

North Cyprus Events Calendar from 16th February 2017

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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 is… Continue reading

Cyprusscene – reuniting old Cyprus friends

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By Margaret Sheard …. We recently had a comment from a reader who had viewed an article written nearly 3 years ago by Carrie Langford which was about her childhood memories of Newman’s… Continue reading

EFRAR Valentine Night at the Waterfall Restaurant, Esentepe

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By Margaret Sheard ….. February 14th – Valentine’s Day saw many venues providing a lovely atmosphere for those who wanted to celebrate this annual romantic occasion.    We have received information from EFRAR of… Continue reading