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CTP and TDP called the coalition government to stop granting citizenships

CTP and TDP called the coalition government to stop granting citizenships

  Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (11.08.17) reports that according to the “official gazette” dated August 9, 2017, with a “decision” of the “council of ministers” 59 more persons “obtained” the “TRNC citizenship” according to “article 9, paragraph (1), clause (c) of the citizenship law”. The names of those “obtained” the “TRNC citizenship” are

Reddediyouz Platform will start again its protests

  Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (11.08.17) reports that Zeki Celer, so-called deputy with the Social Democracy Party (TDP) from Keryneia, said yesterday that the Reddediyoruz (We Are Rejecting) Platform will start again its activities. In statements yesterday at the “assembly”, the Platform announced that they are rejecting every move which aims at spoiling

Sub-committee for enabling participation of Maronites to process of returning their villages

  According to Bayrak television (online, 11.08.17), work regarding the return of Maronites to their villages is continuing. Within the framework of efforts, a meeting was held at the “presidential palace” yesterday where a sub-committee was established with the aim of enabling the participation of Maronites to the process. According to a press release by

Varosha: town of ghosts

  By Achilleas Antoniades I woke up at 5.30. It’s been a bad night. My sleep was interrupted several times. Anxiety set in my soul since the late afternoon. I got out of bed unable to sleep or think. I am sitting on the balcony overlooking some watermelon fields and bunches of acacia trees in

Burcu: Akinci himself decides with whom to meet or not

  According to Bayrak television (online, 04.08.17), Baris Burcu, Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci’s spokesman, in a statement, said that the “vice president” of the “Turkish Fighters Association” (TMT) in a written message inappropriately accused Akinci by saying that “unfortunately, president Akinci had received and held a frank meeting with the Unite Cyprus Now Platform

A package to erase the status quo

Turkish Cypriot columnist writes that a step regarding the opening of Varosha will be certainly taken Under the title: “A package to erase the status quo”, Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (02.08.17) published an article by Sami Ozuslu who wrote that after having a conversation during a television show with the chairman of the

Opening of Varosha by the end of the year

Anonymous source alleged that the opening of Varosha will take place by the end of 2017 Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris Postasi newspaper (30.07.17) under the front-page title: “Opening of Varosha by the end of the year”, invokes reliable source and writes that the Turkish Cypriot side will be ready to open the fenced off city

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