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17.000 foreigners bought property in the north during the last 16 years

17.000 foreigners bought property in the north during the last 16 years

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (25.01.16) reports that according to information by the “ministry of interior”, the immovable property sold to foreigners in the breakaway regime has been increased in the last 16 years and notes that between 2000-2015, almost 20,000 Turkish and foreign citizens have applied to buy property in the occupied area of

Water wars escalate

By Esra Aygin The latest standoff between the Turkish Cypriot and Turkish authorities over the management of water reaching the island’s northern part from Turkey, through a trans-Mediterranean pipeline, could soon leave the north without water, money or leadership. The disagreement, which has elevated into a full-blown crisis – with Turkish embassy in the north

The number of Greek Cypriot builder’s labor in the north has been increased

Turkish Cypriot daily Haberal Kibrisli (12.01.16) under the title: “Greek Cypriot worker’s explosion in the construction sector”, reports that due to the stagnation experienced in the construction sector in the Greek Cypriot side as a result of the economic crisis and together with the fact that a lot of Turkish workers in the “TRNC” have

The Turkish Cypriots will pay for the electricity provided to them by EAC

The Electricity Authority of Cyprus continues to supply with electricity the northern Turkish occupied areas of the Republic of Cyprus, Christos Christodoulides, the Director of Transmission System Operator of Cyprus, has said, assuring that the Turkish Cypriots will pay in full the cost of the electricity supplied to them. Christodoulides recalled that electricity to and

‘Intensive month’ ahead on issue of missing persons

January will be an intensive month for the issue of missing persons, Humanitarian Affairs Commissioner Fotis Fotiou told the Cyprus News Agency in an interview on Sunday. Fotiou said that not only would excavations begin at ten military sites in the north but also, the remains of a number of missing Greeks would be handed

Turkish Cypriots are yet to receive a drop of water from pipeline fromTurkey

Turkish Cypriots are yet to receive a drop of water from the pipeline connecting the island to Turkey, as the dispute over the management of the water drags into another week. Sources speaking to Turkish daily Hurriyet say that the water being pumped across is simply pouring into the sea. Turkish officials, however, are claiming

Greek Cypriot teachers visited schools in the north & planted olive trees as a sign of peace

Around 60 Greek Cypriot teachers have crossed over to the occupied-area of Nicosia to visit Turkish Cypriot schools, conveying messages of peace, friendship and cooperation. As a symbolic gesture of peace between the two communities the Greek Cypriot teachers, who were accompanied on their visit by Turkish Cypriot teachers, gave olive trees to be planted