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25 May, 2018
 

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1. Mirror images of national agony

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/mirror-images-of-national-agony

When I hear “Macedonia is Greek!” I think of the slogan used by opponents to Irish independence in the early 1900s:“Ulster is British” ...

2. #PoliticsBlog - Healthy’s thunder and a warning

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/politicsblog-healthy-s-thunder-and-a-warning

Get the inside scoop on political gossip and other happenings right here, including the ‘Healthy one’ landing on the unions like a sumo wrestler...

3. Merkel speaks with Tsipras, Zaev over FYROM name talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/merkel-speaks-with-tsipras-zaev-over-fyrom-name-talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel conveyed her country's interest in the developments concerning talks between Athens and Skopje over the name of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), during a telephone conversation with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday....

4. Europe’s walls and Italy

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/europe-s-walls-and-italy

A coalition government between two Italian parties that are ready to challenge core European Union rules and practices will show whether the Union still has reserves of strength or whether decay and fragmentation are inevitable...

5. The 'guards' are waiting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/the-guards-are-waiting

Today, Greece is being run by a combination of “pink guards” officials of the old PASOK, friends and relatives...

6. BBC’s wrong translation of ‘Fuego’ highlights Eurovision reality

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bbc-s-wrong-translation-of-‘fuego-highlights-eurovision-reality

An error on BBC that got the translation mixed up in Cyprus’ Eurovision song title “Fuego” shows it can be a daunting experience for the media trying to keep up with different languages and cultures all at once...

7. Security is tight as Nicosia hosts trilateral meeting

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/security-is-tight-as-nicosia-hosts-trilateral-meeting

Security is tight on the island as the leaders of Cyprus, Greece, and Israel hold a trilateral meeting at the Presidential Palace Tuesday, with police setting up road blocks and flying helicopters non-stop...

8. Greek and Jewish Diaspora team up for Cyprus security

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-and-jewish-diaspora-team-up-for-cyprus

The Greek-American and American Jewish communities have joined forces to promote legislation in the United States that would bolster the security status of Cyprus and block the sale of F-35 fighter jets to Turkey...

9. Clock ticking for Cyprus reunification 

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/clock-ticking-for-cyprus-reunification 

Former South African President F.W. de Klerk is a man who knows how to read the warning signs of history and he urges Cypriot leaders not to miss another opportunity to make peace before it’s too late...

10. Language and political nonsense

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/language-and-political-nonsense

In his famous essay “Politics and the English Language,” George Orwell argued that the use of simple language – free of pretension, foreign words and vagueness – would improve the level of political thought...

11. Bill Cosby once beloved 'America's Dad' convicted of sexual assault

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/bill-cosby-once-beloved-america-s-dad-convicted-of-sexual-assault

Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend in 2004, marking the first such conviction of a celebrity since the #MeToo movement that has brought down rich and powerful men for their treatment of women...

12. Space chief resigns over agency's ‘subservient’ role to politics

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/space-chief-resigns-over-agency-s-‘subservient-role-to-politics

Distinguished Greek-American scientist Stamatios Krimigis has resigned as director of Greece’s newly established Hellenic Space Agency (HSA) just weeks into his tenure, it emerged on Wednesday....

13. Russian oligarchs could be Cyprus' Achilles heel

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-central-banker-says-oligarchs-are-banks-achilles-heel

Former central banker Panicos Demetriades says Cyprus is serving Russian oligarchs at the expense of its credibility abroad while doubting the success story in a tell-all interview with Kathimerini...

14. #PoliticsBlog Loans to Politicians

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/politcsblog-loans-to-politicians

The Non-Performing Loans (NPL) associated with political public figures reach over €160 million just in the cooperative bank alone. New measures are welcome but can they deliver?...

15. Issues of violence are primary concern to women across both communities in Cyprus

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/issues-of-violence-are-primary-concern-to-women-across-both-communities-in-cyprus

The survey aimed at examining the position of women, their perceptions, aspirations and experiences across the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot communities with respect to personal, professional and political issues...

16. CNN video peeks at Cypriot EU passports for Russians

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cnn-peeks-at-eu-passports-for-russians-in-cyprus

Cyprus was featured on CNN’s Around The World video section, where special reporter Matthew Chance highlighted the controversial passport scheme which grants citizenship to wealthy foreign nationals....

17. Adrift in dangerous storms

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/adrift-in-dangerous-storms

Now that things are becoming more difficult, many government officials stick to believing what they want to believe rather than trying to manage reality...

18. Russia is drifting away

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/russia-is-drifting-away

Michalis Tsikalas says the fact that Russia and Turkey are locked in an embrace, which is getting stronger over time, should not go unnoticed in Cyprus. Taking action on any chosen path remains difficult in the world of energy choices, but don’t have all the luxury in the world to pick and choose. ...

19. South Africa's Zuma appears in court on corruption charges

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/south-africa-s-zuma-appears-in-court-on-corruption-charges

Thousands of Zuma supporters gathered to express solidarity with a leader they say is the victim of a politically motivated witchhunt...

20. Greek Cypriot man murdered in the north

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/body-of-solon-apostolides-found-in-the-north

Solon Apostolides, whose body was found Thursday evening in the north, received blows to the head and sustained knife injuries according to officials who also rule out politics behind the murder....

21. Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson says he has struggled with depression

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dwayne-the-rock-johnson-says-he-has-struggled-with-depression

He was 15 when he watched his mother, Ata, walk into oncoming traffic on Interstate 65 in Nashville shortly after they were evicted from their apartment...

22. Kammenos: Arrest of two Greek servicemen was pre-planned

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kammenos-arrest-of-two-greek-servicemen-was-pre-planned

The arrest of the two Greek soldiers who inadvertently strayed into Turkish territory during a regular border patrol last month was "pre-planned," Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said on Monday during a briefing of journalists in parliament....

23. Speed camera plans move forward

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/speed-camera-plans-move-forward

Just as plans for speed cameras seemed to be going nowhere, an official meeting last week gave the go ahead for the tender process to begin within the next few months. ...

24. On the European Path

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/on-the-european-path

Turkey might push things to the extremes because it has entered a phase of instability...

25. A year away from Brexit views remain as entrenched as ever

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/a-year-away-from-brexit-britons-views-remain-as-entrenched-as-ever

17.4 million Britons who voted to quit the EU in a 2016 referendum, giving the Brexit campaign victory over the 16.1 million voters who wanted to stay...

26. Erdogan’s parallel universe

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/erdogan-s-parallel-universe

The EU, the United States and the international community as a whole have very little leverage with Erdogan...

27. New divisions

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/new-divisions

This division is already evident in politics which has sunk to a new vulgar low...

28. Corbyn apologises for anti-Semitism in his party‍​

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/corbyn-apologises-for-anti-semitism-in-his-party‍​

Corbyn himself was criticised last week for a comment made in 2012 showing solidarity with the creator of a mural deemed by many to be anti-Semitic...

29. Sarkozy denies wrongdoing over Libya lies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sarkozy-denies-wrongdoing-over-libya-lies

At issue is a murky affair of Libyan spies, arms dealers and allegations that late Libyan leader Gaddafi provided Sarkozy’s 2007 election campaign with millions...

30. French ex-president Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/french-ex-president-sarkozy-in-custody-in-campaign-funding-probe

France opened a judicial inquiry in 2013 into allegations that Sarkozy’s successful 2007 election bid benefited from illicit funds from late Libyan leader Gaddafi...