Unofficial results show incumbent Mustafa Akinci and right-wing candidate Ersin Tatar trading the lead several times, but neither getting required majority to win outright.
Also responding to Washington's decision, TRNC President Mustafa Akinci says it "was not a step in the right direction."
Are we to replace the known dangers of an ethno-national conflict in Cyprus with a new Cypriot nationalism, one that promotes the old xenophobic trope of the ‘Terrible Turk’?
Foreign Ministry spokesman says Turkish Petroleum Corporation's recent application for a permit for additional oil exploration and drilling activities in the East Mediterranean is within the UN boundaries of the continental shelf for Turkey.
Ankara is determined to take necessary steps to build sustainable economy in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, says Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay.
Turkish Cyprus debates whether the country's leader politicised aid from Greek Cyprus.
With its Libya deal, Turkey sent a clear message to Israel, Greece and Egypt that it will not be excluded from the fate of the Eastern Mediterranean.
Government of Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus approves Turkey using its airport for unmanned aerial vehicle activities
Guterres had met President Nicos Anastasiades and President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus Mustafa Akinci in the German capital for "informal, trilateral" talks of reviving long-stalled peace negotiations.
The EU's sanctions coupled with the international community's endorsement of Greek Cypriot unilateralism dims the hopes for 'gas-for-peace'.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says no project excluding Turkey or Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus can be realised in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar made clear that Turkey will not sit and watch without doing anything, while others drill for oil and gas.
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