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  1. News - World - BRITAIN

    Turkish-Cypriot tycoon Asil Nadir convicted of theft

    Posted Aug 21st 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... into a conglomerate with interests ranging from fruit to electronics. Most of its business was based in Turkey and the breakaway Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, recognised only by Ankara. ... Cyprus, which does not have an extradition treaty with Britain. He returned to Britain in 2010 in a dramatic bid to clear his name after 17 years as a fugitive. The three charges on which he ...

  2. Whiff of revolution spreads among Turkish Cypriots in Lefkosa

    Posted Dec 14th 2003, 12:00am by Nicholas Birch

    ... Nicholas Birch in Lefkosa, Cyprus History is not a frequent visitor to Lefkosa, a town sitting astride the line that has divided the eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus into Greek ... in the air. Beneath the town's vast Venetian ramparts, Inonu Square has disappeared under a sea of green-and-white flags. A sound system blares out 'Yes to a solution for Cyprus. Yes ...

  3. TV dramas give vent to anti-EU backlash by Turkish nationalists

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Nicholas Birch

    ... of mafia-state links has kept it at the top of ratings charts for months. The story travels to the Turkish enclave of northern Cyprus, separated from the rest of the island since the Turkish army invaded ... and the inter-ethnic violence that preceded it. 'The west wants to hand Cyprus over to Greece,' replies Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash, his cameo performance voicing views honed over decades. ...

  4. HK woman braves Israel's bombs to flee Beirut

    Posted Jul 26th 2006, 12:00am by Winsome Lane

    ... only to Cyprus, and we heard this was a madhouse.' Instead, a friend helped secure a car and a driver and they started their dreaded journey. 'The driver was calling to the villages ...



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