Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader amid east Med tensions

Source: Yahoo News - View Original Article
Published: Oct 12, 2020
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100% Conservative


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This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 100% Conservative:

  • 1 negative sentiment for European Union


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95% "Yektan Turkyilmaz, a researcher at the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien, said many Turkish Cypriots felt wounded in their honour and identity by what they ..."
94% "The TRNC election pitted the incumbent and favourite, Mustafa Akinci, who supports the eventual reunification of Cyprus as an EU member, against nationalist Ersin ..."
89% "One is about our health, there is a pandemic.""
86% "The move to allow visitors back into the abandoned and overgrown area was condemned by Akinci and other candidates, who saw it as Turkish ..."
-74% "If as expected no candidate wins at least 50 percent, the two leading candidates will face off in a second round on October 18.""
-76% "The election comes amid tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over the planned exploitation of hydrocarbons between Turkey on the one hand, and Greece as ..."
-82% "Kemal Baykalli, founder of the non-government group Unite Cyprus Now, told AFP: The main issue of this election is how we will define our ..."
-96% "Turkish-held northern Cyprus, a breakaway state recognised only by Ankara, voted Sunday for a new leader amid charges of interference by Turkey's President Recep ..."
-97% "The TRNC, now with an estimated population of 300,000, was established after the north was occupied by Turkey in reaction to a coup that ..."


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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

4% : Last Thursday's opening was also heavily criticised by the Republic of Cyprus, the European Union and the United Nations.
95% : Yektan Turkyilmaz, a researcher at the Berlin-based Forum Transregionale Studien, said many Turkish Cypriots felt "wounded in their honour and identity" by what they considered to be interference from Ankara.
94% : The TRNC election pitted the incumbent and favourite, Mustafa Akinci, who supports the eventual reunification of Cyprus as an EU member, against nationalist Ersin Tatar, who is backed by Erdogan.
89% : "One is about our health, there is a pandemic.
86% : The vote came three days after Turkish troops angered the Republic of Cyrus, an EU member, and many Turkish Cypriots, by reopening public access to the fenced-off seaside ghost town of Varosha for the first time since Turkish forces invaded the north in 1974.
86% : The move to allow visitors back into the abandoned and overgrown area was condemned by Akinci and other candidates, who saw it as Turkish interference in the election.
26% : If as expected no candidate wins at least 50 percent, the two leading candidates will face off in a second round on October 18.
24% : The election comes amid tensions in the eastern Mediterranean over the planned exploitation of hydrocarbons between Turkey on the one hand, and Greece as well as its close ally Cyprus on the other.
18% : Kemal Baykalli, founder of the non-government group Unite Cyprus Now, told AFP: "The main issue of this election is how we will define our relationship with Turkey."
4% : Turkish-held northern Cyprus, a breakaway state recognised only by Ankara, voted Sunday for a new leader amid charges of interference by Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
3% : The TRNC, now with an estimated population of 300,000, was established after the north was occupied by Turkey in reaction to a coup that aimed to annex Cyprus to Greece.

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