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TRNC represented at World Beekeepers Congress
Oct11

TRNC represented at World Beekeepers Congress

A delegation from the North Cyprus Beekeepers’ Union attended the World Beekeepers Congress (APIMONDIA 2017) organised in İstanbul this week. The North Cyprus Beekeepers’ Union had a stand at the congress, where it also gave a presentation. The agreements signed during the congress with other national unions – including Romania,...

South running passports for cash scheme
Sep21

South running passports for cash scheme

The Greek Cypriot administration has issued passports to high profile controversial individuals under the “golden visa” scheme and has raised 4 billion euros since 2013, a recent report by UK daily the Guardian has said. According to the report, the document which was leaked reveals a list of the names of some controversial, super rich...

Turkish Deputy PM visits London
Nov26

Turkish Deputy PM visits London

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus met House of Commons leader David Lidington on Thursday, as part of his visit to the U.K. Turkey’s U.K. ambassador Abdurrahman Bilgic, his counterpart Richard Moore and the Director General of the Office of Public Diplomacy in Turkey Ali Osman Ozturk also attended the meeting at the UK...

What is the likelihood of a Cyprus settlement?
Nov25

What is the likelihood of a Cyprus settlement?

In an podcast interview by Cyprus Mail journalist Rosie Charalambous with an expert on the Cyprus problem, James Ker-Lindsay, Charalambous asks if there is any hope of solving the Cyprus problem after the Cyprus Summit in Mont Pèlerin, Switzerland hit the buffers on Monday. Senior Visiting Fellow of the LSE and long-time follower of the Cyprus...

Europe gets Trump “wake-up call”, but can it step up?
Nov10

Europe gets Trump “wake-up call”, but can it step up?

By Alastair Macdonald and Gabriela Baczynska For Europe, already reeling from Britain’s decision to leave its 28-member club, Donald Trump’s election introduces a host of new uncertainties it is ill-equipped to tackle. Preoccupied by a growing anti-establishment mood across the continent, the European Union’s leaders gave little...

Putin says will try to repair ties with US under Trump
Nov09

Putin says will try to repair ties with US under Trump

Russia is ready to do its part to fully restore ties with Washington following the election of businessman Donald Trump as the next US President, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favoured rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday’s presidential election, ending eight years of Democratic...

Turkey’s guarantees cannot be given up: Çavuşoğlu
Nov09

Turkey’s guarantees cannot be given up: Çavuşoğlu

Turkey wants territory, property, guarantees and security to be the last issues to be taken up in the Cyprus negotiations, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said. Referring to the Cyprus negotiations taking place in Mont Pèlerin in Switzerland, while speaking in a parliamentary debate at the Turkish Grand National Assembly, the...

Outlines of Trump foreign policy are largely uncharted territory
Nov09

Outlines of Trump foreign policy are largely uncharted territory

US President-elect Donald Trump may try to improve ties with Russia, tear up trade deals with Mexico and Pacific nations and abandon US allies in Europe and Asia if they don’t spend more on their own defence – or, he may not. Foreign governments are uncertain how much of Trump’s rhetoric will be translated into policy because he has...

Kazakh beer tycoon jailed for 21 years on coup-plotting charges
Nov07

Kazakh beer tycoon jailed for 21 years on coup-plotting charges

By Raushan Nurshayeva A Kazakh businessman was sentenced to 21 years in prison on Monday on charges including plotting a coup against veteran President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Tokhtar Tuleshov, best known for running Shymkentpivo, one of the former Soviet republic’s largest breweries, was subjected to a closed trial before a military court in...

Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties
Nov06

Presidential vote in Bulgaria could herald closer Russia ties

Bulgarians began voting on Sunday to choose the country’s next president in a highly contested election that could trigger political instability in the Black Sea state and push it towards closer ties with Russia. Opinion polls show Tsetska Tsacheva, 58, the centre-right GERB ruling party candidate, is likely to narrowly win the ballot but...

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