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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) visit the Munich Hofbräuhaus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) TFR visits the Munich Hofbräuhaus By Ralph Kratzer Bavaria is world famous for its beer, the association The Foreign Residents in the TRNC,short TFR, is known… Continue reading

Cyprus Negotiations – Erdogan: Return of Morphou/Güzelyurt not on the Table

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Cyprus Negotiations Erdogan: Return of Morphou/Güzelyurt not on the Table Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged the Turkish Cypriot leadership to stand firm in the ongoing peace talks in Cyprus, citing the… Continue reading

TRNC threatens legal Action over Booking Website Boycott

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TRNC threatens legal Action over Booking Website Boycott The Turkish Cypriot Minister of Tourism is set to begin a legal attack against the world’s largest hotel reservations website. The spat comes after scores… Continue reading

Words of the Week 6/2016 – David Bowie

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Words of the Week 6/2016 David Bowie David Robert Jones (8 January 1947 – 10 January 2016), known as David Bowie was an English singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, painter, and actor. He… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Pasta Dishes – Spaghetti Alio, Olio e Peperoncino

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Chef´s Choice – Pasta Dishes Spaghetti Alio, Olio e Peperoncino Ingredients (serves 4) 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 3 fresh red chillies, deseeded and chopped 1 bunch of spring onions 500 g spaghetti… Continue reading

Cyprus Negotiations – Barış Burcu: “We will create a new Structure with a Solution”

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Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu “We will create a new Structure with a Solution” “We will create a new structure with a solution” the Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu said while making evaluations regarding the… Continue reading

Shrove Tuesday – Pancake Day at Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Pancake Day at Food Lodge Bakery & Bistro in Catalköy By Ralph Kratzer Again Shrove Tuesday is coming and again our TFR-members Sonja and Latifa plan a nice… Continue reading

Sport Activities – Mountain Bike Club North Cyprus

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Mountain Bike Club North Cyprus ‘Wheel see you on the trails’ By Angela Phillips Introduction During the summer of 2014, two British cyclists decided to move… Continue reading

TRNC Police General Directorate – Fight against Speeders

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TRNC Police General Directorate Fight against Speeders A Police patrol car installed with a mobile speed camera has taken to the roads today. According to a written statement issued by the Police General Directorate,… Continue reading

Words of the Week 5/2016 – Pope Francis

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Words of the Week 5/2016 Pope Francis Pope Francis (born Jorge Mario Bergoglio, 17 December 1936) is the 266th and current Pope of the Roman Catholic Church, a title he holds ex officio… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Pasta Dishes – Hot Pasta Peperonata

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Chef´s Choice – Pasta Dishes Hot Pasta Peperonata Ingredients 500 g short pasta (e.g. rigatoni or penne) 2 red peppers, deseeded and sliced 2 yellow peppers, deseeded and sliced 2 – 4 red hot… Continue reading

Cyprus Problem – Greek Cypriot MEP is prepared to set herself on Fire for ENOSIS

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Cyprus Problem Greek Cypriot MEP is prepared to set herself on Fire for ENOSIS Member of European Parliament (MEP) Eleni Theocharous is prepared to immolate herself in order to achieve Cyprus’ union with… Continue reading

End of the Cold Front – Warmer Weather set for Friday

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End of the Cold Front Warmer Weather set for Friday Temperatures throughout the island will begin to climb gradually as of Friday, effectively ending the freezing cold that has gripped the island lately.… Continue reading

Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy – February 2016

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Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge in Catalköy February 2016 By Ralph Kratzer The Classic Film Evenings at The Food Lodge Bakery and Bistro in Catalköy continue and have become a regular popular… Continue reading

Weather Warning – Cold Front hits Cyprus

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Weather Warning Cold Front hits Cyprus The TRNC Meteorology Department has warned temperatures will plummet again starting Saturday evening with the island expected to be hit by a new cold and wet weather front.… Continue reading

Words of the Week 4/2016 – Aristotle

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Words of the Week 4/2016 Aristotle Aristotle (384–322 BC) was a Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidice, on the northern periphery of Classical Greece. His father, Nicomachus, died… Continue reading

Chef´s Choice – Pasta Dishes – Rigatoni with roasted Tomatoes

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Chef´s Choice – Pasta Dishes Rigatoni with roasted Tomatoes Ingredients 1.5 kg cherry tomatoes or small bush tomatoes 400 g rigatoni 4 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 medium sized zucchini (courgette), sliced 3 bay leaves 1… Continue reading

The Foreign Residents (TFR) – Funeral of Pat Burns

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The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) Funeral of Pat Burns by Ralph Kratzer He was a man with different talents. In my garden, stands – for many years now – an iron… Continue reading