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T/c Election 2015 second round,maps & graphics. Nice analysis by @chChr11

T/c Election 2015 second round,maps & graphics. Nice analysis by @chChr11

Akinci’s strongolds appear to be Nicosia town and vicinity, most part of Famagusta town, and communities in Kerynia and Morphou area. The town within the walls, mostly inhabited by settlers, as is the case for NW of Varosha, communities in Karpas and in Mesaoria gave mostly support to Eroglu. Further analysis will show the characteristics

Turkish Cypriot elections-The beginning of a new era?

Part 1/2: Part 2/2: Moderate leftist, Mustafa Akinci, achieved a sweeping victory on Sunday, April 26th, over his rival candidate Dervis Eroglu, on the elections held for the leadership of the Turkish-Cypriot Community. Akinci won a staggering 60,5% of the vote, although at the beginning of the electoral struggle he was thought of as the

Turkish Cypriot presidential candidate brings hope for unity

Walking around the Old City on the Turkish side, one is struck by the age of the buildings. A Turkish bath and a cathedral-turned-mosque are centuries old. A caravanserai of ochre-brown stone blocks has been lovingly restored to a quadrangle of restaurants and craft shops. Then one looks down a side street and finds it

Anastasiades options – by @ykanli #Hurriyet

There appears to be a consensus both in northern and southern Cyprus, as well as among the international power brokers, that Cyprus talks might resume at the earliest in May, after the Turkish Cypriot presidential elections. With weeks left to the Turkish Cypriot presidential elections, there will not be much change in Turkish Cypriot pro-settlement’s