Daily Archives: October 11, 2020

Turkish Cypriots vote amid Varosha outcry

Turkish Cypriots head to the ballot box Sunday to elect their new leader amid rancour over Turkey meddling and the opening of the Varosha beachfront in the occupied north.   Authorities in the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus opened part

Turkey game-changer in Varosha strategy

Allowing the Cyprus problem to fester for more than three years without any real hope of resuscitating it was never going to get a feel-good Hollywood ending.   No matter what side of the political spectrum you are on there

COVID19: Cyprus cases break past 2,000 mark, 6 travel related

Cyprus health authorities reported 20 new cases of SARS-CoV-2 on Sunday, with the total since the coronavirus pandemic started in March passing the 2,000 mark to reach 2,006.   Cypriots were urged to strictly follow hygiene rules as new COVID-19

Tatar, Akinci in second round of northern Cyprus elections

Incumbent Mustafa Akinci and hard-line challenger Ersin Tatar will battle it out in a second round of the elections to choose the next leader of the Turkish Cypriot community, after the two garnered about 30% and 32%, respectively, in Sunday’s