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(4) Medieval Cyprus Fellowship (MCF)

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Possibly the oldest map (with Cyprus: “Insula Cypros”) in the world… With thanks to Hans Doeleman of the Medieval Cyprus Fellowship, for sharing news of this incredible map. To read more of the… Continue reading

Summertime in Petersburg

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Originally posted on Life in Russia.:
I am well aware that I have not posted anything new in quite some time, so this week will begin my endeavor to keep everyone updated on…

Day 118 – Light Painting

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Originally posted on snow monkey photography:
Shutter Speed: 7.6 seconds, Aperture: F/11, ISO: 100 At a recent BBQ we bought a few fireworks and sparklers to liven up proceedings. I had never tried light…

When Olympic athletes succeed but judges fail

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Originally posted on This Just In:
When U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman completed her routine on the balance beam during the individual finals Tuesday, she hugged her coach and stared at the scoreboard, waiting…

Cyprus Life – 1879

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 Cyprus Life – 1879 “With her modest earnings, probably amounting to no more in a week than a London huckster makes in a day.” In the past I had the pleasure to read… Continue reading

Taskent Martyrs Remembered

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TASKENT MARTYRS WERE COMMEMORATED During the ceremony organized to commemorate Taşkent martyrs, President Derviș Eroğlu said that no one should consider that Turkish Cypriots will sign an agreement which will destroy bi-zonality, sovereignty… Continue reading

Auto King in North Cyprus

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When in need, call Auto King What can be worse than when you have an automobile accident in a foreign country and I have had that experience here in Cyprus some years ago… Continue reading

Turkish Cypriots have a right to have a secure homeland

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EROĞLU: “NO ONE HAS THE RIGHT TO MAKE TURKISH CYPRIOTS GIVE UP THEIR  HOMELAND AND  SECURITY ” The post of Security Forces Commander of TRNC was passed on to Brigadier General Baki Kavun, from Major… Continue reading

KAR puppies looking for a home

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KAR looking for people to adopt puppies Latest news and plea for help from Kyrenia Animal Rescue as shown on Facebook. “Sadly, some more puppies looking for homes, if anyone can help offer a… Continue reading

Protests over TRNC flag flying in Hungary

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HUNGARIAN AUTHORITY REPLIED ‘TRNC IS A FREE COUNTRY’ TO GREEK AND GREEK CYPRIOT DIPLOMATS WHO REACTED TO TRNC FLAG The flag of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has been kept flying in Hungary… Continue reading

Cyprus, 38 years after the killing stopped

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PRESIDENT EROĞLU: ‘IF YOU LOOK AT THE AGES OF PEOPLE MASSACRED, YOU CAN SEE THE OBVIOUS VIOLENCE ’ The 126 Turkish Cypriots who were massacred at Murataga Sandallar and Atlılar villages were commemorated on… Continue reading

TRNC – We are doing OK says Prime Minister

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TRNC PRIME MINISTRY PRESS BRIEFING Prime Minister İrsen Küçük held a press conference in the capital Lefkoşa on Thursday 9th August to inform the public regarding work carried out by the government. The press conference was… Continue reading

Near East Bank to open Branch in Turkey

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NEAR EAST BANK GETS PERMISSION TO OPEN A NEW BRANCH IN TURKEY  It was stated that Banking Regulation and Supervision Agency gave permission to the Near East Bank to open a new branch… Continue reading

TRNC Voice Heard Around The World

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DÜRÜST: “OUR ATHLETES MADE THE VOICE OF THE TRNC HEARD AROUND THE WORLD” The Minister for National Education Youth and Sports Kemal Dürüst received the kick boxers who competed at the 2012 US… Continue reading

Kyrenia Icon Museum

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Icon Museum in Archangelos Michael   By Chris Elliott…… This Kyrenia church first built in 1860 on the site of a tower that was part of the old Kyrenia town wall. It was… Continue reading

TRNC Flag flies in Hungary

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THE FLAG OF TURKISH REPUBLIC OF NORTHERN CYPRUS WAS KEPT FLYING IN HUNGARY  The flag of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has been kept flying in Hungary which is a member of EU. … Continue reading

TRNC Athletes Deserve Recognition

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TRNC Athletes Deserve Recognition We have received the following interesting article via Facebook  from: Hatice Salih Kerimgil 12 August 04:43 An article published in the Cyprus Mail:- WITH a banner reading ‘respect, equality, recognition’… Continue reading

News from Kyrenia Animal Rescue

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Latest news from Kyrenia Animal Rescue KAR Education Team Welcomes a New Member from the USA Local resident Yeșim Ozbalci joined the Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR) Education Team recently as a new volunteer teacher. … Continue reading