North goes dark, sabotage blamed

The Turkish-occupied north was left in the dark on Monday after suffering a general blackout, with Turkish Cypriot authorities screaming foul play, blaming workers at the electricity authority. As reported by news


Petrol stations fume over public going north

Petrol station owners warn of strike action if President Nikos Christodoulides does not respond to their calls to discuss what they call the “unacceptable and illegal” purchase of petrol from the Turkish-occupied

8,000 Turkey quake victims in north

Some 8,000 earthquake victims have sought refuge in the Turkish-occupied north of the island following the devasting quake that hit Turkey and Syria last month, according to Turkish Cypriot media. News outlet

Brits warned about holidays in north

People looking to travel to the Turkish-occupied north of Cyprus have been warned about the risks by the UK Foreign Office. Despite most trips being trouble-free, the Foreign Office has reminded visitors that the authorities in


Presidential campaign goes north

Presidential candidate Achilleas Demetriades met Wednesday with the former leader of the Turkish Cypriot community Mustafa Akinci to build a communication bridge. After the meeting, Demetriades referred to the bond of friendship

Turkish Cypriots defy ‘Islamification’

Turkish Cypriots took to the streets this week, despite heavy rain, to protest the “Islamification” of their community after Turkey appointed religious authorities to preach conservative Islamic rhetoric to those attending mosques.

Nicosia condemns north UDI on 39th anniversary

Cyprus is protesting the unilateral declaration of independence by the breakaway Turkish-occupied north, proclaimed on 15 November 1983. This year marks the 39th anniversary of the self-declared “Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus”,

Turkish Cypriots pounded by inflation

Turkish Cypriots are seeing their purchasing power disappear, as prices of essential goods have skyrocketed within the past year, with inflation in the north recording a year-on-year 120% increase in October. According

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