12° Nicosia,
23 September, 2023

News Room

Opinion Opinion

A closer look at the Greek-Turkish dynamic

The public discourse is inundated with discussions for and against the evolving Greek-Turkish rapprochement. Strangely, ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Why did Brussels ignore Cyprus? Questions arise over EU inaction

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered a comprehensive 16-page speech on the "state of the Union" before the ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

The victim...has no obligations

In a recent development, the European Parliament gave its approval to the report on Turkey's path to accession. This report ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Cyprus' gas dilemma deepens

While Netanyahu's recent visit to Cyprus generated considerable attention, it's apparent that promises of cooperation in ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

The Mediterranean's wake-up call

The devastating aftermath of the natural disaster in the Thessalian Plain leaves no one untouched. We cannot afford complacency ...
Opinion Opinion

Digitizing the state for modern times

The digitization of the state is not just a challenge for modern society; it must be a top priority.
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Cyprus admits failures in immigration crisis

Those who followed the fascist incidents in Chloraka and Limassol were provoked, not just by the lack of a plan to handle ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Cyprus real estate market hits €132 million high

August passed by as usual with most people on vacation, including the real estate market. Let's take a look at how the month ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Will Justice Minister and Chief of Police lose jobs over viral video?

When the video of Nikos Christodoulides' meeting at the Presidential Palace went viral the day after Limassol riots, many ...
Opinion Opinion

How Cyprus's abstention shook US trust and diplomacy

The release of secret documents, usually from the US and Britain, a few years later, sheds light on important moments in ...
Opinion Opinion

Confronting racism and the far-right threat

The awful attacks on migrants, refugees, and others in Chloraka and Limassol were not sudden but rather a predictable ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Is Jack Straw's position the way forward?

In an opinion piece on Politico's website, Jack Straw, a former UK Foreign Minister (2001-2006) and Labour MP from 1979 ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

AI's role in shaping future warfare

The war in Ukraine has brought about significant changes, including how wars will occur in the 21st century. These changes ...
Opinion Opinion

Unmasking Jack Straw's biased agenda in Cyprus problem

In an article published in Politico, former British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw suggested dividing Cyprus. He argues that ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Cyprus universities under fire for failing to denounce extremist violence

After the troubling events in Chlorakas and Limassol, where right-wing extremists carried out violent acts, have you heard ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Are dairy products the new focus for Israel-Cyprus relations?

If someone hadn't followed the Israeli Prime Minister's past statements about EastMed and the LNG terminal in Cyprus and ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Cyprus Apartment Showdown: Nicosia vs. Limassol

In our previous report, we delved into a comparative analysis of apartment sales in the Paphos, Larnaca, and Famagusta districts ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Chlorakas attack highlights growing racial tensions in Cyprus

The violent attack on Syrian residents in Chloraka last Sunday during a community demonstration related to the refugee-migration ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

The gift of culture

In just a few days, the cultural scene in our country is gearing up for a new season, a new cultural year. As has been the ...
Opinion Opinion

The free parking illusion

Imagine a city where parking is easy, convenient, and free.
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

From 'Yes' to 'No' in the Annan plan saga

When we talk about the Annan Plan, we're not just referring to another proposal that was presented to us and rejected.
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Nicosia takes on Turkish moves in Pyla, global reactions in focus

The events in the Pyla area represent a rare instance of proactive efforts by Nicosia to counter Turkish actions. Relevant ...
Opinion Opinion

The deafening silence of the forests

Bass Rock is an island not too far off the coast of Scotland, east of Edinburgh. It is home to the largest northern gannet ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Did we get Colin Stewart wrong?

In a short period of time, from the day he assumed his duties as the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy, Mr. Colin Stewart ...
Opinion Opinion

Local governments lease, but rarely police

In an effort, years ago, to modernize the state and make it work better at all levels, important and critical responsibilities ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Energy gamble or gain? Cyprus' big plans under scrutiny

The reluctance of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to financially support a part of the project, such as the ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Are Cyprus's leaders failing amidst territorial crisis?

The occupying authorities are taking control of a part of the dead zone in the Arsos-Pyla area to build a road to "improve ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Towns chase transformative cultural thrones

Larnaca, Limassol, and Nicosia have begun working towards the title of the European Capital of Culture for 2030, and it ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Apartment sales unveiled. Province-by-province price insights

Today, we are launching a brief series of articles aimed at examining sales prices through a simple province-to-province ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Did Cyprus President really party during crisis?

During the summer of 2021, a photo of Nicos Anastasiades with Takis Zacharato and Angela Demetriou went viral for all the ...
Opinion Opinion

Rocking the boat, a not so Cypriot tradition.

You know, there's been quite a buzz about the whole corruption scene in Cyprus. It's kind of ironic, really – this beautiful ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

Media's credibility challenged amidst political allegations

I'm interested in a proper investigation of the Kanari - Giannaki dispute, not who's right or wrong.
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

Tourism's dynamic future: Adapting to change from within

It's something we've heard many times from tourism authorities, that 2019 should no longer be used as a point of reference ...
Opinion Opinion

Freedom and democracy under fire

During the past decade, while Greece and Cyprus faced economic collapse, many of us looked towards the countries of Northern ...