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Rebecca Bryant’s book – “The Past in Pieces: Belonging in the New Cyprus”

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Rebecca Bryant’s book “The Past in Pieces: Belonging in the New Cyprus” Intro by Ralph Kratzer I found the following interesting article written by Marina Christofides in the Greek Cypriot online newspaper “Cyprus Mail”. Unlike… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Eggnets with Prawns

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Chef´s Choice Eggnets with Prawns By Chef It’s now been a few months since our dear friend Nigel Watson died. On the internet forum “northcyprusforum.net”, launched and mainly operated by him for a… Continue reading

Horse Racing in Cyprus Nicosia Race Club

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Horse Racing in Cyprus Nicosia Race Club By Ralph Kratzer I´ve never been to a horse race before in my life. First, because I do not bet. I’ve never been in a casino,… Continue reading

Gaining Northern Cypriot Citizenship – Nationality Resolution of 30th June 2014

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Gaining Northern Cypriot Citizenship Nationality Resolution of 30th June 2014 The Chairman of The British Residents Society, David Brown, has provided us with a copy of the white paper of a resolution, issued by the… Continue reading

Words of the Week 30/2014 – John Lennon

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Words of the Week 30/2014 John Lennon John Ono Lennon, MBE (born John Winston Lennon; 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980), was an English musician, singer and songwriter who rose to worldwide fame… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Italian Style Calamari Salad

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Chef´s Choice Italian Style Calamari Salad with Artichokes, Olives and Virgin Oil By Chef It’s now been a few months since our dear friend Nigel Watson died. On the internet forum “northcyprusforum.net”, launched… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – October 2014

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy Update No. 3 – October 2014 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery… Continue reading

Cyprus dispute – Eroğlu evaluated latest leaders meeting

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Eroğlu evaluated latest leaders meeting President Derviş Eroğlu evaluated last week’s leaders meeting upon his return to the Presidential Palace. Eroğlu said the United Nations Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide had… Continue reading

Authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest in Northern Cyprus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Authentic Bavarian Oktoberfest in Northern Cyprus By Ralph Kratzer The original Oktoberfest is the world’s largest funfair held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany. It is a… Continue reading

Plans for “Disneyland” in Northern Cyprus

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Plans for “Disneyland” in Northern Cyprus Plans are afoot to create a giant theme park in North Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot press reported on Tuesday. According to the reports, ‘Gifa land project’ is being… Continue reading

Turkish PM Davutoglu – Cyprus could be reunified immediately

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Turkish PM Davutoglu Cyprus could be reunified immediately Intro by Ralph Kratzer Oh my god! How many more meetings should there be until it finally comes to an agreement? How many more words… Continue reading

First phase of Apostolos Andreas Monastery restoration underway

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First phase of Apostolos Andreas Monastery restoration underway The first phase of the restoration work at the Apostolos Andreas monastery in North Cyprus is underway, Greek Cypriot head of the Technical Committee on Cultural… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Italian Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

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Chef´s Choice Italian Meatballs in Tomato Sauce by Chef It’s now been a few months since our dear friend Nigel Watson died. On the internet forum “northcyprusforum.net”, launched and mainly operated by him… Continue reading

My View – A Highlight in North Cyprus – Dance of Cyprus Whirling Derviş

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Dance of Cyprus Whirling Derviş for Tulips at Bellapais Monastery By Ralph Kratzer We have already published a lot of reports on our websites about “Tulips – Help those with Cancer Association”. Raziye… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Light Fish Pie

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Chef´s Choice Light Fish Pie by Chef It’s now been a few months since our dear friend Nigel Watson died. On the internet forum “northcyprusforum.net”, launched and mainly operated by him for a… Continue reading

Words of the Week 28/2014 – Bob Marley

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Words of the Week 28/2014 Bob Marley Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican reggae singer, songwriter, musician, and guitarist who achieved international fame and… Continue reading