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A Turkish general who admitted that the Turks had set mosques on fire in Cyprus died

A Turkish general who admitted that the Turks had set mosques on fire in Cyprus died

Turkish Cypriot daily Afrika newspaper (05.01.16) reports that retired General Sabri Yirmibesoglu, former Head of Turkey’s Special War Department, has died in Istanbul at the age of 88. The paper recalls that in an interview to Haber Turk in 2010, Yirmibesoglu explained the working system of the above-mentioned Department and admitted that they had set mosques on

UPDATE Greek Cypriots offer help for Varosha fire

Greek Cypriots have contacted the United Nations (UN) to offer help to tackle the fire that broke out on Friday in the fenced-off area of Varosha in Famagusta. The ferocious fire broke out on Friday at Ayios Memnonas area within the fenced-off part of occupied Famagusta. According to Famagusta fire brigade officers the fire has

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