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The victory of Mustafa Akıncı in northern Cyprus gives hope to Turkish Cypriots of a better future

The victory of Mustafa Akıncı in northern Cyprus gives hope to Turkish Cypriots of a better future

Entrenched political parties are crumbling these days in the Eastern Mediterranean. The upstart Syriza handily defeated its elder rivals in Greece, while the Kurdish-backed HDP is on the rise amongst liberal and left-wing voters in Turkey. And now in north Cyprus, an independent leftist candidate won the presidency in a landslide victory on 26 April

Anger at LSE after Turkish Cypriots were refused entry to a meeting

The London School of Economics is under fire from Turkish Cypriots who were refused entry to a public meeting addressed by the TRNC Foreign Minister Özdil Nami. According to the reports university officials said they were compelled to take severe safety measures because of “threats” received. FM Nami was invited to speak at the LSE

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