• Hardliner wins Turkish Cypriot leadership election

    12 days ago - By Chron

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - A hardliner who won a Turkish Cypriot leadership election said Sunday he's ready to resume dormant talks aimed at ending Cyprus' 46-year ethnic division, as long as rival Greek Cypriots come to grips with Turkey's regional might.
    Ersin Tatar, who favors fully aligning Turkish Cypriot policies with those of regional patron Turkey, said any peace accord should take into account the “realities" in and around the war-divided east Mediterranean island. Tatar spoke after defeating leftist incumbent Mustafa Akinci in a runoff.
    “It won't be difficult to reach a settlement at the...
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  • Turkish Cypriot leftist incumbent concedes defeat in runoff to hardliner who favors stronger ties with Turkey

    12 days ago - By Stl Today

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - Turkish Cypriot leftist incumbent concedes defeat in runoff to hardliner who favors stronger ties with Turkey.
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  • Hardliner leads leftist in Turkish Cypriot leadership poll

    Hardliner leads leftist in Turkish Cypriot leadership poll

    12 days ago - By Stl Today

    NICOSIA, Cyprus - A hardliner who favors even closer ties with Turkey is leading by a narrow margin against the leftist incumbent in the Turkish Cypriot leadership runoff Sunday, according to unofficial results.
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