Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

Ghost town reopening upends Turkish Cypriot election

Ghost town reopening upends Turkish Cypriot election

  • The reopening of the ghost town of Varosha has given an 11th-hour boost to nationalist challenger Ersin Tatar
  • President Mustafa Akinci’s commitment to preserving a separate Turkish Cypriot identity has led to sometimes frosty relations with Ankara
By AFP ·