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Northern Cyprus to reintroduce winter time

* NEWS, asia (Asia/Famagusta): Switch back to +02/+03
with EU rules.
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eggert committed Oct 18, 2017
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@@ -2,7 +2,9 @@ News for the tz database

Unreleased, experimental changes

Briefly: Fiji ends DST 2018-01-14, not 2018-01-21.
Briefly:
Northern Cyprus switches from +03 to +02/+03 on 2017-10-29.
Fiji ends DST 2018-01-14, not 2018-01-21.
Namibia switches from +01/+02 to +02 on 2018-04-01.
Sudan switches from +03 to +02 on 2017-11-01.
Turks & Caicos switches from -04 to -05/-04 on 2018-11-04.
@@ -11,6 +13,9 @@ Unreleased, experimental changes

Changes to future time stamps

Northern Cyprus has decided to resume EU rules starting
2017-10-29, thus reinstituting winter time.

Fiji ends DST 2018-01-14 instead of the 2018-01-21 previously
predicted. (Thanks to Dominic Fok.) Adjust future predictions
accordingly.
9 asia
@@ -785,6 +785,12 @@ Zone Asia/Macau 7:34:20 - LMT 1912 Jan 1
# 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/

# From Paul Eggert (2017-10-18):
# Northern Cyprus will reinstate winter time on October 29, thus
# staying in sync with the rest of Cyprus. See: Anastasiou A.
# Cyprus to remain united in time. Cyprus Mail 2017-10-17.
# https://cyprus-mail.com/2017/10/17/cyprus-remain-united-time/

# 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 -
@@ -802,7 +808,8 @@ Zone Asia/Nicosia 2:13:28 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
Zone Asia/Famagusta 2:15:48 - LMT 1921 Nov 14
2:00 Cyprus EE%sT 1998 Sep
2:00 EUAsia EE%sT 2016 Sep 8
3:00 - +03
3:00 - +03 2017 Oct 29 1:00u
2:00 EUAsia EE%sT

# Classically, Cyprus belongs to Asia; e.g. see Herodotus, Histories, I.72.
# However, for various reasons many users expect to find it under Europe.

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