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BKP criticized the “coalition government” for granting new “citizenships”

Turkish Cypriot daily Yeni Duzen newspaper (18.08.16) reports that the secretary of publication and propaganda of the United Cyprus Party (BKP) Salih Efendi, criticized the “government” for granting new “citizenships”. Efendi, who issued a written statement, said that the “government” grants the “TRNC citizenship” to 500 persons every month with decisions taken by the “council

Former Cyprus FM: I apologize for the massacres of Turkish Cypriots on 1974

Former foreign minister of the Republic of Cyprus Erato Kozakou Marcoullis with a post on facebook apologised for the crimes committed by Greek Cypriots on 1974 and stressed the need for the establishment of a Truth Commission for effectively ascertaining the truth. Erato K.Marcoullis wrote on his post:”I feel the need to express a sincere public

Open the Dherynia crossing By @dagliokan

The Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots of Famagusta have reached a kind of understanding and rapprochement in recent years that should serve as an example to the whole island. They often come together in funeral prayers in the mosque, religious services in the church, in events on the shore, or at plays or concerts at

“Coalition government” of UBP and DP tries to prevent use of RoC passport

Turkish Cypriot daily Kibris newspaper (11.08.16) reports that the “coalition government” of the National Unity Party (UBP) and the Democratic Party (DP) is bringing back a “regulation” that was first introduced in 2013, by the same “coalition”, according to which “the government does not support the producers [of fruits and other products] who do not