North Cyprus Trevor’s Tips for March 2017

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By Trevor Hughes…… Learning How to Drive in the TRNC If you are going to learn to drive here for the first time, you will need to apply for a Provisional Driving Licence.… Continue reading

Chemist Rota – March 2017 – North Cyprus

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Chemist Rota – March 2017 By Trevor Hughes…… I have compiled the Chemist Rota for March 2017 for the Girne/Alsancak/Lapta areas and this can be viewed by clicking here Please note that as the chemist rota is… Continue reading

TRNC News 28.2.2017 Akinci: “Not right to say negotiations collapsed completely”

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Akıncı: “It is not right to say that negotiations collapsed completely” President Mustafa Akıncı has said that it is not right to say that negotiations have collapsed completely, adding “Now, we are waiting… Continue reading

Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro, Alsancak – March events

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Blakes Lounge Bar and Bistro in Alsancak is a lovely venue to visit for a drink, and a bite to eat in a nice atmosphere with background music.   In addition there are music… Continue reading

Concert at Ataturk Cultural Centre by Lefkoşa Belediye Orchestra

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For music lovers, there is to be a concert at the Ataturk Cultural Centre on Tuesday 7th March starting at 8pm, which has been arranged jointly by the Lefkoşa Municipality and the Rotary… Continue reading

North Cyprus Football : Heartache For Esentepe As Gönyeli Score Injury Time Winner

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By Richard Beale……….. A 92 minute winner from Gönyeli’s top goalscorer Akın Topal broke Esentepe’s hearts in a match where they should have won or at the very least deserved a draw. Result… Continue reading

TRNC News 27.2.2017 Çavuşoğlu: “Enosis is the basis of all problems in Cyprus”

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Çavuşoğlu: “Enosis is the basis of all problems in Cyprus” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu reacted to the recent Enosis decision of the Greek Cypriot Parliament, stressing that Enosis, which aims to unite… Continue reading

Discovering North Cyprus 27/02/2017, The Great Hamam or Grand Turkish Bath

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By Engin Dervişağa……. I am delighted together with my colleague Qossay Eleyan to bring you our interesting report on “Discovering North Cyprus” from the The Great Hamam or Grand Turkish Bath in Lefkosa. On the… Continue reading

Cyprus : The negotiations are over says Roger L Jennings!

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We knew about today last October!   Letter from Roger L Jennings……. “The Turks have drawn a line in the sand.  The Turkish persona is to never retreat.  Turks have a warrior gene… Continue reading

Roots Bar, Kucuk Erenkoy, Fun Dog Show

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By Margaret Sheard ….. People love to show off their dogs, so for all dog lovers there will be a Fun Dog Show at Roots Bar in Kűçűk Erenköy on Sunday 26th March. … Continue reading

North Cyprus : the Canakkale POW Cave

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By Chris and Fred (alias Kuzey Kibris and Nord Zypern) The Canakkale POW Cave.  Or:  How to get fooled by the Ministry of Tourism I had heard some rumours about a POW cave… Continue reading

Richard Chamberlain – Cyprus Scenes and Way of Life in 1954

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By Richard Chamberlain … I was only 18 years old when I arrived in Cyprus on 28th May 1954 and landed at the old Nicosia International Airport.  There were about 100 soldiers on… Continue reading

A Cup Of Conversation 25/02/17 with Samet Djemil

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By Can Gazi……. A Cup Of Conversation is hosting another interesting guest this week in the Bayrak studio, Samet Djemil. Samet is a talented artist who has recently opened a new tattoo salon… Continue reading

TRNC News 24.2.2017 Burcu to Greek Cypriot side – stop distorting the truth

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Burcu to the Greek Cypriot side: “Try to understand Turkish Cypriot people, stop distorting the truth” The Presidential Spokesperson Barış Burcu called upon the Greek Cypriot authorities to try to understand the feelings… Continue reading

President Akıncı deserves a medal

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By John Aziz Kent……. I wonder how Mr Akıncı managed to keep the Cyprus Peace negotiations going for nearly two years knowing Mr Anastasiades has no patience with people When, as the founder… Continue reading

Cyprus walking tour of Kyrenia Castle with Tuncer Bagiskan

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By Chris Krzentz…….. For this walking tour, I visited the ancient Kyrenia Castle which stands guard over the old harbour where today many charter boats are moored and tourists and locals sit and enjoy… Continue reading

North Cyprus Football : Local Fixtures for 25th and 26th February

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By Richard Beale…….. All matches for this weekend 25/26 February : kick off 3-00pm. K-PET SUPA LEAGUE : Sat 25 Feb : L. Gençler Birligi SK- v- Degirmenlik SK Cumhuriyet Stadium, ISKEKE. Sun… Continue reading

TRNC News 23.2.2017 Yildirim: Four freedoms must be provided

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Yıldırım: “Four freedoms must be provided if there is to be an agreement” Emphasizing that the full and effective guarantee of Turkey is essential, Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım said that the four… Continue reading