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Ersin Tatar elected new Turkish Cypriot leader

Right-wing nationalist Ersin Tatar has won a leadership runoff vote in the self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). With all of the ballots counted, the Ankara-backed Tatar secured 51.74 percent of the vote on Sunday, ahead of the incumbent Mustafa Akinci, at 48.26 percent, according to official media. The …

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Presidential election polls close in Northern Cyprus

Polls have closed for presidential elections in the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC). Incumbent President Mustafa Akinci, who supports the reunification of Cyprus, is going against a nationalist who is backed by Turkey. Al Jazeera’s Nadim Baba reports. – Subscribe to our channel: – Follow us on Twitter: …

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