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04 December, 2022
 

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Immigration as a matter of national survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, ...
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How Turkey's 'Blue Homeland' doctrine came to be

Fresh fuel was thrown onto the already volatile Greek-Turkish relationship in 2019 in the form of a map that was made public ...
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Effective management of the migration issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic ...
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Why inequality is growing in the US and around the world

U.S. income inequality grew in 2021 for the first time in a decade, according to data the Census Bureau released in September ...
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Government, Parliament, candidates, and your dog's heart

In comparison to humans, a dog, your dog, can sniff more than 100,000 times. His hearing is exceptionally acute, and he ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

When journalism takes precedence over the news

Long-standing Cypriot journalism dysfunctions have come to light as a result of the Primate of the Church's declining health, ...
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Embracing the digital age through the 'smart school' program

Our educational system, the Ministry of Education, and the State are making an important and historic transition to the ...
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‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model ...
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Cyprus is bursting, like a fat guy out of his leotard

Cyprus’ changing demographics are causing havoc to the real estate market, accentuating socio-economic imbalances and creating ...
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Merchants of Death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this ...
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'Woman, life, freedom!’

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests ...
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Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture ...
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The embargo has its own history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history ...
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Turkey singing the same old song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson ...
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A cat has nine lives. So does the Cyprus property market.

Where is the Cyprus property market heading? I have been asked this question countless times over the past three months, ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Alexandroupoli and the three-way barter

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to be obsessed with the northern Greek port of Alexandroupoli. He’s furious ...
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Winter, Putin's ally

Twice in the history of Europe, the two Great Powers of the continent attempted to crush Russia. On June 24, 1812, the Great ...
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Penalizing Russia

The parallels between the Baltic countries' strategy towards Russia and the Cyprus strategy, so to speak, towards Turkey, ...
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Irregular immigration, the responsibilities of Turkey and the EU

"Turkey will take all necessary measures to prevent the opening of new sea or land routes of irregular migration from Turkey ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the ...
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Leadership and management in the tourism industry

The demands of tourists, especially after the coronavirus pandemic, seem to be constantly changing and for this very important ...
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Fair State. Five proposals to fight corruption

In the Cyprus of 2022, corruption has permeated all levels of our society. The extent of the problem needs to be ascertained ...
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Now is a good time to follow the simple rule of 28/36

Rising prices have been a major topic of discussion over the past few weeks. In essence, however, little can be done by ...
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Femicide and punishment

A few days ago, there was some shocking news. An Egyptian court asked lawmakers to approve the live broadcast of the hanging ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Solving Cyprus

The recent commemoration of the 48th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus is a dark reminder that a solution is ...
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The parallels between Athens in 2011 and Nicosia in 2022

In the last ten days, two horrific videos of racist attacks by Greek Cypriots against a Congolese woman in Larnaca and a ...
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‘Erdogan feels weak,’ says ex-Mossad chief

With 42 years' worth of experience in the armed forces and intelligence, General Danny Yatom is a living legend in Israel. ...
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48 years later...The generation that grew up in ignorance

I belong to that generation that was born and grew up in the decade after the invasion when the existing state of affairs ...
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About racism

The image of a 43-year-old Cypriot man beating a woman of African descent with an infant in her arms is the definition of ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The end of prim and proper

In the last 47 years, there have been moments in the history of Greek-Turkish relations during which a decent and honest ...
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A 62-year-old woman relives the horrors of war during the 1974 Turkish invasion

Forty-eight years are not enough for a young girl to forget the systematic rape at the hands of Turkish soldiers, during ...
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Watching the Turkish paratroopers from my window

It was approximately 5.20 a.m. on the morning of July 20, 1974, when I was awakened by the ring of a telephone in my home ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Turkey’s map and Greece’s vindication

The displaying of a map showing many Greek islands, including Crete, as Turkish, by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s nationalist ...
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What is the agenda for the Eastern Mediterranean?

In recent years, Cyprus, Greece and Israel have significantly intensified their political, energy and military relations. ...
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Are we digitally addicted?

Smartphones are wonderful but they can have serious detrimental effects on our mental health and overall well-being because ...
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