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Cyprus Gas Crisis – UN advising on formula for equal share of Cyprus resources

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UN advising on formula for equal share of Cyprus resources The U.N. Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, is working on a formula for the sharing of income from the island’s… Continue reading

Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Halloween – 31st October

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Happy Halloween! Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Halloween Many people celebrate Halloween simply because it’s fun. But that doesn’t offer an explanation as to why children dress up in costumes and ask… Continue reading

Cyprus crisis – South Cyprus to blame for current situation

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South Cyprus to blame for current situation The Turkish Cypriot side has issued a warning against the measures that the Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiadis has announced that it will enforce against Turkey… Continue reading

Fear of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in the TRNC

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Fear of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS)  in the TRNC The death of an 83-year-old woman on Sunday caused panic in [North Cyprus] after suspicions she died from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). According… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Salad Dressings – Part 3

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Chef´s Choice Salad Dressings Part 3 Intro by Ralph Kratzer To remember part 1 of the salad dressing recipes – click here! For part 2 – click here! Salads can be eaten all year… Continue reading

North Cyprus and Turkey celebrating Turkish Republic Day

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Turkish Republic Day The 91st anniversary of the establishment of the Turkish Republic will be marked with ceremonies in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus alongside Turkey. The ceremonies began with a televised… Continue reading

Words of the Week 35/2014 – Muhammad Ali

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Words of the Week 35/2014 Muhammad Ali Muhammad Ali (born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr.; January 17th 1942) is an American former professional boxer, generally considered among the greatest heavyweights in the sport’s history.… Continue reading

Cyprus Dispute – Eide to visit Ankara – Athens – Nicosia in November

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Eide to visit Ankara – Athens – Nicosia in November UN Secretary General`s Special Adviser Espen Barth Eide is getting ready to visit the triangle Ankara – Athens – Nicosia during the first… Continue reading

Animal Welfare – Who can help Struppy?

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Animal Welfare Who can help Struppy? By Ralph Kratzer Struppy is a former stray dog, found in Alsancak by a German couple, members of The Foreign Residents in  the TRNC (TFR). She is… Continue reading

Summer Time ends! Clocks change at 4am tomorrow morning

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Summer Time ends! Clocks change at 4am tomorrow morning Day light saving times is coming to an end. Day light savings is held so that people could make more use of the sun… Continue reading

Project to clean up cemeteries and restore gravestones on both sides of Cyprus

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Project to clean up cemeteries and restore gravestones on both sides of Cyprus Remembering the dead to mend relations among the living is the novel idea of two young men who were among… Continue reading

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

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy Update No. 4 – November 2014 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Salad Dressings – Part 2

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Chef´s Choice Salad Dressings Part 2 Intro by Ralph Kratzer To remember part 1 of the salad dressing recipes – click here! Salads can be eaten all year round. But as now slowly… Continue reading

Cyprus Gas Crisis – UK Foreign Office explains non support of EU demarche to the UN

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UK Foreign Office explains non support of EU demarche to the UN The Foreign Office has attributed the UK`s reluctance to support an EU demarche at the UN regarding Turkey`s incursion into the… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) – 17th Annual General Meeting

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) 17th Annual General Meeting 18th October 2014 By Ralph Kratzer The 17th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) was held… Continue reading

Cyprus Gas Conflict – Turkish survey vessel off Cape Greco

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Turkish survey vessel off Cape Greco The Turkish research vessel Barbaros was on Monday morning said to be off the coast of Cape Greco [between the towns of Ayia Napa and Protaras in… Continue reading