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TRNC News 15.2.2017 Turkish Foreign Ministry statement re Greek Cypriot Enosis decision

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Turkish Foreign Ministry issues statement regarding Greek Cypriot Enosis decision Turkish Foreign Ministry has issued a statement in response to the decision by the Greek Cypriot parliament to mark the 1950 Enosis Plebiscite… Continue reading

Cyprus Veteran Richard Gofton and his Calypso for the Dome Hotel

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. I love writing about the Cyprus Veterans who did their National Service in Cyprus, they have so many wonderful memories of those days of their youth and the… Continue reading

North Cyprus – Lefke 7th Annual Orchid and Nature Walk

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By Margaret Sheard …. Lefke and the surrounding area is always a nice part of North Cyprus to visit and what nicer than springtime when you can take part in the annual Nature/Orchid… Continue reading

TRNC News 14.2.2017 – Akinci: “Negotiations will lose their meaning if no steps taken on enosis issue”

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Akıncı: “The negotiations will lose their meaning if no steps are taken on enosis issue” President Mustafa Akıncı has expressed his disappointment regarding the decision by the Greek Cypriot parliament to mark the… Continue reading

TRNC News 13.2.2017 : Akinci condemns vote to celebrate Enosis referendum

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Akıncı condemns vote to celebrate Enosis referendum President Mustafa Akıncı has condemned the decision taken by the Greek Cypriot Parliament to mark the 1950 Enosis referendum in schools. He stated, “Even though the… Continue reading

13th Tepebaşı Tulip Festival 18th/19th March 2017

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By Margaret Sheard ….. Spring is just around the corner and the time when the flora and fauna of North Cyprus is at its best. This is Festival time and we can look… Continue reading

North Cyprus : where was Sigouri Castle?

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Introduction by Margaret Sheard ….. We met Chris and Fred (alias Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern) some years ago and were fascinated to hear of their journeys around North Cyprus discovering some of… Continue reading

EFRAR Sponsorship forms now available

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By Margaret Sheard …. The Esentepe Fun, Run and Ramble 2017, which is in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips), is on Sunday 9th April and is always a very popular… Continue reading

TRNC News 10.2.2017 Akinci: Greek Cypriot side should prepare community for realities

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President Akıncı: “The Greek Cypriot side should prepare its community for some realities” Speaking to the media following his meeting yesterday with Greek Cypriot leader Nikos Anastasiades, President Mustafa Akıncı informed the press… Continue reading

Kyrenia Animal Rescue Puppies Knitathon coats

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By Kim Betts …… One of the KAR Volunteers, Pat Creasey, and her friends had been worried about the poor puppies up at the Rescue Centre in the very bad weather that the… Continue reading

TRNC News 9.2.2017 Siber: “Any agreement should eliminate concern for security and guarantees”

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Siber: “Any agreement should eliminate concerns about security and guarantees” Speaker of the Assembly Sibel Siber has said that any agreement on Cyprus should eliminate the concerns of the Turkish Cypriots on security… Continue reading

North Cyprus Events Calendar from 10th 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

TRNC News 8th February 2017 : Ozgurgun “Turkey’s full and effective guarantee necessary”

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Özgürgün: “Turkey’s full and effective guarantee is necessary” Speaking at the “Discover North Cyprus” event, Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün emphasized that the full and effective guarantee of Turkey is necessary. 90% of the… Continue reading

North Cyprus : 7th Hisarkoy Orchid Festival

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By Margaret Sheard ….. There are many festivals in North Cyprus and one of the first is to welcome the arrival of the orchid throughout the countryside.. There will be a traditional Orchid… Continue reading

Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro music night with Tony Wand

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By Margaret Sheard …. We have received news of a music evening at Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro in Alsancak on Friday 10th February at 8pm, when the “ultimate crooner” Tony Wand will… Continue reading

TRNC News 7th February 2017 Saner to attend OIC meeting in Jeddah

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Saner to attend the OIC meeting in Jeddah The Minister of Labour and Social Security Hamza Ersan Saner will go to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, in order to attend the Ministerial Conference under the… Continue reading

TRNC News 6.2.2017 Burcu: Political equality one of basic principles of settlement

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Burcu: “Political equality is one of the basic principles of the settlement” Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu stated that the political equality of the Turkish Cypriot people is one of the basic principles of… Continue reading

Tulips Ladies Night at Mountain View Hotel, Karaoglanoglu

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By Margaret Sheard ….. International Women’s Day is on Wednesday 8th March and Tulips/HTWCA have again arranged a Ladies only night which is being held at the Mountain View Hotel, Karaoğlanoğlu. Last year’s… Continue reading