First Turkish-made rifle begins serving abroad

urkey’s first locally designed and produced assault rifle MPT-76 has begun being exported, security sources said Tuesday. The Turkish defense industry sources, who asked not be named, told Anadolu Agency that the state-run Mechanical and Chemical Industry Corporation (MKEK) and the private defense companies Kalekalip and Sarsilmaz have been given orders for mass production of […]

Family of five shot dead at farmhouse in France

Officers investigating the case suspect the father may have shot his wifeand three children in a suspected domestic incident A family of five have died after being shot in a suspected domestic incident at a farmhouse in northern France. The family was found dead by three farm workers at about 8.15am on Tuesday morning. The victims […]

2017 Big Game Hunting Season Starts on Sunday 5th November

The Prime Ministers Press and Public Relations Department announced the big game hunting season will be between Sunday 5th of November and Sunday 31st December 2017. The season will include the start and end dates. It was agreed that the big game hunt dates will last for 11 days over 5-12-15-19-26 November and 3-10-17-24-27-31 December. […]

BREAKING NEWS – Two feared dead and at least five injured in shooting and truck ramming in downtown Manhattan

Two people are feared dead after a reported shooting in lower Manhattan  A car reportedly mowed down pedestrians and cyclists at around 3.20pm Multiple reports of gun shots were also spread and police say victims are ‘likely’ One person is in custody but police remain at the scene   By Jennifer Smith Two people are feared […]

Turkey hits natural gas field in scans off Cyprus coast, Greek Cypriot daily claims

urkey’s seismic research in the Mediterranean Sea has resulted in the discovery of a natural gas field located between southern Turkey and the northern coast of Cyprus, a Greek Cypriot daily claimed Monday. According to the report of Phileleftheros, the natural gas field was discovered under the seabed between Turkey’s southern Gulf of İskenderun and […]

British Culture College hold Hallowe’en Day in North Cyprus

By Ismail HassanPupils and staff arrived at The British Culture College in Hamitkoy dressed for Hallowe’en. Mixed with the Witches, Skeleton’s and Dracula’s were Princesses, fairies and Superheroes. The school entrance and each class were decorated to reflect the day and every one contributed to the party food, sweets and drinks.          […]

Huge blaze engulfs building in south London as dozens of firefighters in ten fire engines are sent to the scene

Plumes of black smoke seen billowing over Purley in South London today  Ten fire engines and 72 firefighters have been scrambled to the scene Cause of building fire is unknown but blaze was spotted at around 3pm A huge blaze has engulfed a building above a shop in south London. Plumes of black smoke were seen […]

Larnaca hosting international seminar on illegal trafficking of cultural property and antiquities smuggling

A three-day international training seminar on the illegal trafficking of cultural property and the smuggling of antiquities began on Tuesday in Larnaca, with an aim to inform and enlighten participants on the available tools on an international level, and strengthen cooperation and communication of all involved parties on a national, European and international level. The […]

Government hails the convening of an International Conference on Investment Funds in Cyprus

The Government welcomes the fact that Cyprus is playing host to the 3rd International Funds Summit, Deputy Government Spokesman Victor Papadopoulos has said, adding that Cyprus is now a good international player and an attractive destination for these funds. “These are the investments we would like to bring to Cyprus to further support growth and […]

President Anastasiades sees new initiative in Cyprus talks after the presidential elections

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has said that he expects a new initiative in the Cyprus reunification process to take place after the presidential elections in early 2018. President Anastasiades, who was replying on Tuesday to journalists` questions after an event at the Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, said that from the content of certain […]