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Icy Roads in Iskele After Hail Storm

Monday, 30 January 2023 The police have warned drivers to take care while driving on the Kaplıca- Tatlısu, Pamuklu-Çayırova and Mehmetçik village main roads, Kibris Postasi reported. This is because of a hailstorm in the Iskele region which has led to icy and slippery conditions on the roads. Kibris Postasi

Traffic accident - Karaoglanoglu

Woman Injured in Traffic Accident in Karaoğlanoğlu

Sunday, 29 January 2023 A female passenger in a road traffic accident was injured in Karaoğlanoğlu last night, Kibris Postasi reports. According to the police report, 27-year-old Selda Kasımağa was injured after the car she was travelling in struck iron railings and rolled over. The driver, 25-year-old Ibrahim Khaled Fatehi Khater was arrested for careless driving. Kibris Postasi

North Cyprus News - TRNC Driving Licence - Specimen

Driving Licence Fees Increased

Saturday, 28 January 2023 The cost of driving licences has been increased, Kibris Postasi reports as follows: Driving Licence lasting 2 years – 774.80 TL, 3 years – 1,034 TL, 5 years – 1,589 TL, 10 years – 2,639 TL Student Driver’s Licence – 774.90 TL Driving Test – 775 TL. Motor Vehicle Driving Exam – 1,065 TL Temporary Driving Licence – 774.90 TL International Driving Licence – 1,620 TL Replacement of lost, damaged, worn out or change of status or student driver’s licence – 380 TL According to the

Cycle Race - File photo

Road Closures in Nicosia For Cycle Race

Saturday, 28 January 2023 The “1st Point Road Race” will be held by the Cyprus Turkish Cycling Federation on Sunday, January 29, starting at 09:30 at the Sevgi roundabout on the Metehan-Alayköy Ring Road in Nicosia, Kibris Postasi reports. The route will be circular beginning at the Sevgi roundabout on the Metehan-Alayköy Ring Road, passing through the Alayköy Ağıllar roundabout on the Ring Road, along the Nicosia-Guzelyurt main road, and returning on Manisa Boulevard at the entrance to Güzelyurt, Police will be monitoring the route which will be closed to

Mehmet Raif Koçak

Teenager Hit by Bus Died This Morning

Saturday, 28 January 2023 A teenager has died in intensive care after he sustained serious injuries when he was hit by a bus last Friday, Kibris Postasi reports. Mehmet Raif Koçak, aged 18, was hit by a careless bus driver while walking on the old Famagusta-Nicosia road. Koçak, was taken to the Near East University Hospital after continuing his treatment in south Cyprus for a short time, however he died from his injuries. The bus driver named as Erhan Çelik (59) was reportedly arrested at the time. Kibris Postasi

Protestors demand dismisal of Unsal

Protesters Demand Head of Religious Affairs’ Dismissal

Friday, 27 January 2023 Activists from 39 organisations, including political parties held a demonstration to demand the dismissal of the head of Religious Affairs Professor Ahmet Ünsal, Yeniduzen reports.  Ünsal caused outrage among many, following reports of a talk he gave to young women at a mosque, lecturing them on their obligations as women in society and in marriage. His speech was described as reactionary, anti-feminist and outdated. Police took extensive security measures, while protestors called for Ünsal’s dismissal. A matter of particular sensitivity was the murder three days ago

North Cyprus News - Petrol - refuelling car

Fuel Prices Increased Today

Friday, 27 January 2023 Fuel prices rose again today, Yeniduzen reports. According to the Official Gazette, 95 octane unleaded petrol rose from 20.16 TL to 21.00 TL per litre, 98 octane unleaded from 20.47 TL to 21.31 TL per litre. Euro Diesel rose from 21.96 TL to 22.71 TL per litre and paraffin rose from 21.96 TL to 23.38 TL per litre. The last price increase was on 20 January. Yeniduzen

North Cyprus News - Gale force winds - Cyprus

Storm Force Winds Off North Cyprus

Friday, 27 January 2023 The Met Office has issued a storm warning for sea area Taurus, Kibris Postasi reports. Storm force 7 winds began blowing early today, in particular in western Taurus and will continue until midnight. Winds will blow from the north and east veering to the south and east over the next 12 hours. Kibris Postasi

North Cyprus News - Earthquake - seismograph

Earthquake in Turkey Detected in Cyprus

Thursday, 26 January 2023 An earthquake occurred in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Fethiye, at 14.37 on Wednesday, Kibris Postasi reported. The Euro-Mediterranean Seismological Centre registered the magnitude of the earthquake as 6 and the American Geological Research Centre as 5.9 on the Richter Scale. The earthquake, which occurred at a depth of 25.9 km, was felt in Cyprus as well as Turkey and Greece. Kibris Postasi