CLOSE
Loading...
27° Nicosia,
23 July, 2018
 

Search

Displaying results 1-30 of 52 matches for query politics.

1. No more pretexts

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/no-more-pretexts

The world will never be the same since Donald Trump was installed in the White House. In a sense, his election was unavoidable. Not because matters became unbearable in the last 30 years after the fall of the communist system in Europe. Rather, it was because they became in a way unnatural....

2. The positions of SYRIZA, New Democracy and our allies

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-positions-of-syriza-new-democracy-and-our-allies

3. Lavrov 'welcome in Athens,' Greek diplomatic sources say

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lavrov-welcome-in-athens-greek-diplomatic-sources-say

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is welcome in Athens, Greek diplomatic sources said on Thursday after Russia's TASS news agency reported that he had canceled a planned visit to Athens in the fall. ...

4. Greek foreign minister writes book on failed Cyprus talks

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-foreign-minister-writes-book-on-failed-cyprus-talks

Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has written a book on the recent Cyprus peace talks, in which he criticises UN envoy Espen Barth Eide and shares details and documents unseen by the public...

5. Greek Cypriot journalists reject bicommunal glossary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greek-cypriot-journalists-reject-bicommunal-glossary

The Cyprus Journalists Union has rejected a controversial bicommunal glossary, saying it acknowledges the good faith effort behind the project while finding the results unacceptable...

6. Security Council expected to renew UNFICYP

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unsc-expected-to-renew-unficyp-despite-pressure

Despite pressure to cut back on peacekeeping missions worldwide, it appears the UN Security Council will most likely vote to renew UNFICYP in Cyprus for another six months...

7. Diko calls for inquiry on controversial glossary

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/diko-calls-for-inquiry-on-controversial-glossary

The House foreign affairs committee will discuss a controversial glossary of political terms aimed at journalists in Cyprus, following debate and criticism on Greek Cypriot social media on fears of censorship...

8. Browder case in Cyprus pushed back another week

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/browder-case-in-cyprus-pushed-back-another-week

The Bill Browder case had been pushed back for another week due to a scheduling conflict with his defence attorney, with a Nicosia judge setting a new hearing date for July 18...

9. House approves state guarantees in co-op deal

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-approves-state-guarantees-in-co-op-deal

The House passed legislation Sunday night in favour of providing state guarantees to Hellenic Bank in its acquisition of Cyprus Cooperative Bank’s healthy portfolio...

10. ND: Tsipras's 'delusions' delayed debt deal by four years

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nd-tsipras-s-delusions-delayed-debt-deal-by-four-years

Commenting on the debt deal for Greece secured at the Eurogroup summit early on Friday, conservative New Democracy said that agreement could have been achieved in 2015 if Alexis Tsipras, then opposition leader, had not been "peddling his delusions on the backs of Greek citizens."...

11. #PoliticsBlog End of an era and Harris’ bitter chalice

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/politicsblog-end-of-an-era-and-harris-bitter-chalice

Journalists often abuse the term 'end of an era' but in the case of the Cyprus Cooperative Bank, these words totally fit the bill...

12. FYROM government submits deal on new name to parliament

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fyrom-government-submits-deal-on-new-name-to-parliament

The government of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) set in motion Monday the process of ratifying a pending agreement to change the country's name to "North Macedonia" in hopes of ending a bitter 27-year dispute with southern neighbor Greece....

13. Name deal sparks acrimony in Greece, FYROM

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/name-deal-sparks-acrimony-in-greece-fyrom

Greece’s political parties are on a collision course over the name deal struck with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) after New Democracy filed a no-confidence motion challenging Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’s right to strike the agreement, given the objections of the coalition’s junior coalition partner, Independent Greeks (ANEL)....

14. Committee on Cyprus missing has more work to do

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/committee-on-cyprus-missing-has-more-work-to-do

The Committee on Missing Persons says they need to start opening graves to obtain DNA, just days after media reports said CMP was slowing down, but the task ahead is difficult and in need of cash...

15. There is truth behind every crime

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/there-is-truth-behind-every-crime

We wrote about many war crimes in Cyprus and nobody was moved. Not even governments, not the UN, not even the Red Cross. Now this government will turn to the UN and the Red Cross, calling for an investigation of an 84-year-old. This is pathetic....

16. Cyprus court will hear Browder’s case in July

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-court-will-hear-browder-s-case-in-july

The Nicosia District Court will hear a motion from Bill Browder’s lawyer seeking an order that would prevent Cyprus from acting on a Russian warrant against the famous Putin critic...

17. Cyprus and India stress need to strengthen bilateral business relations

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-india-stress-need-to-strengthen-bilateral-business-relations

Cyprus and India stressed the need to strengthen bilateral business cooperation....

18. There is still hope for Cyprus to host Eurovision 2019

http://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/there-is-still-hope-for-cyprus-to-host-eurovision-2019

Despite being the first runner-up in this year’s Eurovision song contest, there appears to be a small chance that Cyprus could still be the host next year due to political and security concerns in Israel...

19. 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” ...

20. #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...

21. 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....

22. 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...

23. 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...

24. 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...

25. 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...

26. 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...

27. 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...

28. 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...

29. 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...

30. 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....