Harmancı attended the ICLEI Conference in Spain

Lefkoşa Turkish Municipality (LTB) Mayor Mehmet Harmancı attended the 8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns which was organized by Sustainable Cities Association (ICLEI) in Bilbao, Spain. LTB is also a member of this Association. Nearly a thousand mayors, vice presidents and senior representatives from 200 cities and 43 different countries attended the conference. LTB Mayor [...]

Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot students meet at workshop

Approximately 160 Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot students at various ages met at a workshop within the framework of bi-communal peace culture training project. The workshop was financed by the European Union and conducted jointly by POST Research Institute and Historical Dialogue (POST RI) and Research Union (AHDR) on 7 May 2016 in the buffer [...]

Panama Papers show more Greek Cypriot ties to Mossack Fonseca

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) said that up to 1,061 individuals or companies in South Cyprus have acted as “officers” or “master clients” and are linked to up to 2,761 offshore companies. The individuals and companies are based at up to 896 addresses in South Cyprus, the ICIJ said on its offshoreleaks.icij.org website on Monday [...]

Özgürgün: “As government we support the on-going negotiation process between the President and Turkey”

In his speech to the Turkish News Agency Cyprus (TAK), Prime Minister Hüseyin Özgürgün said: “As the government we support the on-going negotiation process between President Mustafa Akıncı and Turkey. Foreign Minister Tahsin Ertuğruloğlu and his team support the President at every stage of the negotiations. As the government our greatest wish is to conclude [...]

Denktaş: “Deadlock of the negotiations is out of the question”

The Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Serdar Denktaş said that deadlock of the negotiation process is out of the question. Making a statement to the Greek Cypriot daily Kathimerini newspaper, Serdar Denktaş mentioned the settlement, new citizenships and other issues. As an answer to the question regarding the concerns of both the Greek and [...]