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North Cyprus - Events Calendar - 17th April 2014

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Events Calendar – Issue 16/2014 17th April 2014

 By Margaret Sheard

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Music Note For full list of event gigs throughout the year for Andrew Sings….. click here 18th April – FridayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling The Olive Press will be holding their combined Bingo/Quiz Night which will be hosted by Brian and Adele Thomas. 7.30 onwards. 18th April – FridayBlack Olive logoNote change of time – 12 noon changed to 3pm.The Black Olive Cafe will…

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What’s New on BRT2 Television 19/04/2014 - Claire Morley

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Television News from BRT2 Claire Morley By Can Gazi

A Cup Of Conversation this week is host to Claire Morley. Claire joins us in the studio to tell us about her fascinating month working as a volunteer in Tacloban, in Can Gazi and Clare Morleythe Philippines.

After storms and large waves caused devastation last November, months on, many volunteers from around the world are still giving their time to help the locals…

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North Cyprus - TRNC News Today 16th April 2014 - Özersay: “Screening process has been completed”

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TRNC News Today – 16th April 2014 Özersay: “Screening process has been completed

Turkish Cypriot negotiator – Kudret Özersay stated that the screening process of Cyprus negotiations which constitutes the first stage of Kudret Özersay 3negotiations has been completed and, from now on, substantial negotiations will start. Stating that during the process of substantial negotiations, they will negotiate the…

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North Cyprus - TRNC News Today 15th April 2014 - Petrol or Natural Gas should be shared by the whole of Cyprus

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TRNC News Today 15th April 2014 Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yıldız: ‘Petrol or Natural Gas should be shared by the whole of Cyprus’

Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Taner Yıldız replied to theTaner Yildizquestions of press members during one of his receptions regarding the issues on the agenda and said: “Of course, the partner of South Cyprus is the TRNC, not Turkey. The…

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Ozanköy Bookshop

The Heart of the Community

By Chris Elliott

In any community, it is the place that people meet that builds friendships and provides entertainment and in Ozankoy Bookshop smlNorth Cyprus there are many bars or restaurants where friends gather. Here in Ozanköy we also have the Ozanköy Bookshop which is located in the centre of the village on the one-way system and has good parking to enable visitors to park. In Ozanköy parking can be difficult with just a few areas in the centre of the village for visitors to park on their way to the bars and restaurants.

So what has the Ozanköy Bookshop got to offer that will encourage visitors or locals to go there to meet others and perhaps get involved with some of the groups that meet there.

The Bookshop opens every day except Sunday from 9.30am to 4.00pm and naturally specialises in the sale and exchange of thousands of books of so many different types for both adults and children. ThThe Garden Cafe smley also have a wide selection of gifts, postcards handmade greetings cards and prints by local artists.

Apart from good parking we now have the newly opened shaded garden cafe where you can enjoy The Menu of the Day, Salads, Quiches, Sandwiches. Cakes, Sweets and Ice cream helped on its way with Wine Beer Soft drinks, Tea or Coffee and then just sit enjoying the silence and admiring the flowering plants and bushes around you.

As we have said, there are groups that meet at the Ozanköy Bookshop that have included the Card Making Group and the Gardening Club and those who would perhaps like to take a group there or want general information please contact Barbara Burton on 0392 815 2853 or send an email to  ozankoybookshop@gmail.com. For Facebook users please click here

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North Cyprus expatriate helps with Philippines typhoon relief

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Claire Morley helping in The Philippines

By Margaret Sheard

We have received information of Claire Morley’s humanitarian act in volunteering to go to the Philippines to help with the clean up after the Super Typhoon  Haiyan.

On 8 November, 2013 super typhoon Haiyan, known locally as Yolanda, hit the Philippines with winds in excess of 300km/hr. The real killer was the storm surge that came in…

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North Cyprus - TRNC News Today 14th April 2014 - Foreign Minister Nami addresses to British Citizens

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TRNC News Today 14th April 2014 Foreign Minister Nami addresses British Citizens

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Özdil Nami gave a speech during the Annual General Meeting of The British Residents’ Society to the British citizens who are living in our country. The AGM was held at Dome Hotel.Ozdil Nami with BRS

Addressing  the British Residents’ Society, FM Nami informed the British citizens living in the island…

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Vox Pop on BRT Television 16/04/2014 - Robin Melhuish

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VOX POP tête-à-tête Robin Melhuish

By Engin Dervişağa

On this week’s Vox Pop programme on BRT2 TV we have a fascinatEngin talks to Robin Melhuishing interview with Robin Melhuish who has written and had published, a thriller called ” The Quiet Way” which can be ordered on the internet.

As a child he had many favourite books including a mixture of fiction, comedy and documentaries and one, that was perhaps his number one, was…

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Israel in talks with Egypt and Turkey on major gas export deals

Israel in talks with Egypt and Turkey on major gas export deals Israel’s drive to export its new-found natural gas could help to rebuild strained ties with old regional allies Egypt and Turkey, but could deprive Europe of a precious alternative to Russian gas.

Israel in talks with Egypt and Turkey on major gas export deals

Israel in talks with Egypt and Turkey on major gas export deals Israel’s drive to export its new-found natural gas could help to rebuild strained ties with old regional allies Egypt and Turkey, but could deprive Europe of a precious alternative to Russian gas.