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TRNC Water Project update: Water expected in Cyprus in May 2015

By Alexandra Gagan / January 4, 2015

Guven Karacuha, Vice-General Director of the State Hydraulic Works, has said that the terrestrial part of the project has completed, and when work to secure the pipes at sea is finished, “water from Alakporu will start to flow to TRNC from May 2015″. However, despite the advantages of water supply to the island, there has […]


Cypriot ship overturns in Scotland, major search launched

By Alexandra Gagan / January 4, 2015

A major search has commenced after a Cypriot registered cargo ship overturned north of Scotland. According to BBC Scotland, eight people were reported to have been on board the cement carrying ship. The upturned ship was found by a passing ferry in the Pentland Firth. Two rescue helicopters, four lifeboats and other vessels are being […]


Othello Tower closed for restoration work

By Alexandra Gagan / November 16, 2014

  The Othello Tower in Famagusta, a famous tourist attraction of the city, has been closed to the public due to restoration work commencing. A date for completion has not yet been released. However teams of workmen have sealed off the site with a United Nations Development Programme ‘Emergency Measures’ notice informing the public that […]


TRNC celebrates Independence Day, 15 November

By Alexandra Gagan / November 15, 2014

November 15, a public holiday, marks the day that the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus was officially established by the Turkish Cypriot community in 1983. Today was the 41st anniversary of the formation and was supposed to be celebrated with a performance by the Turkish Stars over Kyrenia however due to the rainy weather conditions, […]


North Cyprus Water Project Over 50% Complete

By Team LNC / October 23, 2014

The construction of the north cyprus water project between Turkey and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) has passed the halfway mark, according to authorities. The pipeline project, which has been named Baris Su – meaning ‘Peace Water’ – intends to supply the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus with fresh water. ​ Connecting two […]

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