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Akinci’s Spokeman Responds to Attacks on President
Feb13

Akinci’s Spokeman Responds to Attacks on President

Presidential Spokesman – Baris BurcuSpokesman for President Mustafa Akinci, Barış Burcu yesterday spoke of his sadness about the vitriolic attacks launched against the President following an interview with UK daily ‘The Guardian’. President Akıncı said in the interview that Cyprus faced permanent partition of its Greek and Turkish...

Akinci Attacked by Critics After Guardian Interview
Feb10

Akinci Attacked by Critics After Guardian Interview

President Mustafa AkinciLeader of Turkey’s far-right party MHP, Devlet Bahçeli has demanded that President Mustafa Akinci resign after comments he made in an interview with UK daily ‘The Guardian’ were published. President Akıncı said in the interview that Cyprus faced permanent partition of its Greek and Turkish communities unless an...

What is the Growing Impact of the Cyprus Problem?
Jan29

What is the Growing Impact of the Cyprus Problem?

In recent podcast Fiona Mullen – Director of Cyprus-based consultancy Sapienta Economics, spoke with Ahval editor David Lepeska about the growing impact of the Cyprus problem, Turkey’s questionable claims to the waters around the island, and how the European Union has largely failed to protect South Cyprus from Turkish aggression in the...

Pompeo Cancels Visit to Cyprus
Jan02

Pompeo Cancels Visit to Cyprus

UN Secretary of State – Mike PompeoUS State Secretary Mike Pompeo has cancelled a trip to Cyprus next week in the wake of protests outside the US Embassy in Iraq. Pompeo had been scheduled for a January 7 visit to Lefkoşa, the last leg of a short overseas trip with stops in Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan. He was going to meet...

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Visit Cyprus
Jan01

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Visit Cyprus

UN Secretary of State – Mike PompeoUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Cyprus on 7 January as he returns from a trip to Asia, according to Turkish Cypriot media. Pompeo will have separate meetings with Greek Cypriot leader Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akıncı. In a press release issued on 31 December, the State...

Famagusta International Art Festival
Mar12

Famagusta International Art Festival

An exhibition of painting for the International Famagusta Art Festival, organised by the Municipality of Famagusta, opened at Rauf Raif Denktas Culture and Congress Palace. According to a statement from the Gaziğmağus Municipality, the work of 24 artists from Bulgaria, Ethiopia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Russia, Jordan,...

TRNC represented at World Beekeepers Congress
Oct11

TRNC represented at World Beekeepers Congress

A delegation from the North Cyprus Beekeepers’ Union attended the World Beekeepers Congress (APIMONDIA 2017) organised in İstanbul this week. The North Cyprus Beekeepers’ Union had a stand at the congress, where it also gave a presentation. The agreements signed during the congress with other national unions – including Romania,...

South running passports for cash scheme
Sep21

South running passports for cash scheme

The Greek Cypriot administration has issued passports to high profile controversial individuals under the “golden visa” scheme and has raised 4 billion euros since 2013, a recent report by UK daily the Guardian has said. According to the report, the document which was leaked reveals a list of the names of some controversial, super rich...

Turkish Deputy PM visits London
Nov26

Turkish Deputy PM visits London

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus met House of Commons leader David Lidington on Thursday, as part of his visit to the U.K. Turkey’s U.K. ambassador Abdurrahman Bilgic, his counterpart Richard Moore and the Director General of the Office of Public Diplomacy in Turkey Ali Osman Ozturk also attended the meeting at the UK...

What is the likelihood of a Cyprus settlement?
Nov25

What is the likelihood of a Cyprus settlement?

In an podcast interview by Cyprus Mail journalist Rosie Charalambous with an expert on the Cyprus problem, James Ker-Lindsay, Charalambous asks if there is any hope of solving the Cyprus problem after the Cyprus Summit in Mont Pèlerin, Switzerland hit the buffers on Monday. Senior Visiting Fellow of the LSE and long-time follower of the Cyprus...