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Cyprus split into two time zones

Re-add a zone Asia/North_Nicosia for Northern Cyprus.
(Thanks to Even Scharning for confirming.)
* NEWS: Document this.
* asia, zone.tab, zone1970.tab (Asia/North_Nicosia): New zone.
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eggert committed Oct 31, 2016
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7 NEWS
@@ -2,7 +2,8 @@ News for the tz database

Unreleased, experimental changes

Briefly: Tonga reintroduces DST starting 2016-11-06.
Briefly: Cyprus split into two time zones on 2016-10-30, and Tonga
reintroduces DST on 2016-11-06.

Changes to future time stamps

@@ -14,6 +15,10 @@ Unreleased, experimental changes

Changes to past and future time stamps

Northern Cyprus is now +03 year round, causing a split in Cyprus
time zones starting 2016-10-30 at 04:00. This creates a zone
Asia/North_Nicosia. (Thanks to Even Scharning.)

Antarctica/Casey switched from +08 to +11 on 2016-10-22.
(Thanks to Steffen Thorsen.)

17 asia
@@ -771,9 +771,19 @@ Zone Asia/Macau 7:34:20 - LMT 1912 Jan 1
###############################################################################

# Cyprus
#

# Milne says the Eastern Telegraph Company used 2:14:00. Stick with LMT.
# IATA SSIM (1998-09) has Cyprus using EU rules for the first time.

# From Paul Eggert (2016-09-09):
# Yesterday's Cyprus Mail reports that Northern Cyprus followed Turkey's
# lead and switched from +02/+03 to +03 year-round.
# http://cyprus-mail.com/2016/09/08/two-time-zones-cyprus-turkey-will-not-turn-clocks-back-next-month/
#
# From Even Scharning (2016-10-31):
# Looks like the time zone split in Cyprus went through last night.
# http://cyprus-mail.com/2016/10/30/cyprus-new-division-two-time-zones-now-reality/

# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Apr 13 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Cyprus 1975 only - Oct 12 0:00 0 -
@@ -788,7 +798,10 @@ Rule Cyprus 1981 1998 - Mar lastSun 0:00 1:00 S
Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
2:00 Cyprus EE%sT 1998 Sep
2:00 EUAsia EE%sT
# IATA SSIM (1998-09) has Cyprus using EU rules for the first time.
Zone Asia/North_Nicosia 2:13:27 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
2:00 Cyprus EE%sT 1998 Sep
2:00 EUAsia EE%sT 2016 Sep 8
3:00 - +03

# Classically, Cyprus belongs to Asia; e.g. see Herodotus, Histories, I.72.
# However, for various reasons many users expect to find it under Europe.
@@ -152,7 +152,8 @@ CU +2308-08222 America/Havana
CV +1455-02331 Atlantic/Cape_Verde
CW +1211-06900 America/Curacao
CX -1025+10543 Indian/Christmas
CY +3510+03322 Asia/Nicosia
CY +3510+03322 Asia/Nicosia Cyprus (most areas)
CY +3511+03322 Asia/North_Nicosia Northern Cyprus
CZ +5005+01426 Europe/Prague
DE +5230+01322 Europe/Berlin Germany (most areas)
DE +4742+00841 Europe/Busingen Busingen
@@ -144,7 +144,8 @@ CU +2308-08222 America/Havana
CV +1455-02331 Atlantic/Cape_Verde
CW,AW,BQ,SX +1211-06900 America/Curacao
CX -1025+10543 Indian/Christmas
CY +3510+03322 Asia/Nicosia
CY +3510+03322 Asia/Nicosia Cyprus (most areas)
CY +3511+03322 Asia/North_Nicosia Northern Cyprus
CZ,SK +5005+01426 Europe/Prague
DE +5230+01322 Europe/Berlin Germany (most areas)
DK +5540+01235 Europe/Copenhagen

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