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22 July, 2024

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Cyprus' political failure 50 years on

The 20th of July will mark the day the Turkish Army invaded and occupied 40% of the island of Cyprus. Greece’s Prime Minister ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Laughable disclosures as Cyprus politicians' financial woes unveiled

Once again, this year’s financial disclosures from our members of parliament are filled with laughable and tragic statements. ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Cyprus marks 50 years since 1974 invasion

This year marks fifty years since the 1974 coup and Turkish invasion, events that profoundly shaped modern Cyprus.
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Are we in a real estate bubble?

The real estate market has been steadily rising since 2015, marking the ninth consecutive year of growth in the sector. ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

See you in September!

Despite the multi-layered, all-against-all contest over what happened in Crans Montana in 2017—a contest that started between ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Let's not forget to whom we owe a debt of gratitude

It has been 50 years since the dramatic events of July 1974. We must never forget that the joyous hours of democracy's ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

'Dangerous populism'

Last month, Nikos Christodoulides opened a tough front with the United Nations, raising questions about his intentions and ...
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

Christodoulides: ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone''

The President of the Republic stated, ''We cannot accept the 28 migrants in the buffer zone because we cannot allow the ...
Opinion Opinion

Fidias' victory brings new hope to Cypriot politics

In modern pedagogy, one can distinguish between a young person who reacts to various situations and suggestions of expected ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Why building a home is rare today

As discussed in our previous article, the housing landscape in our country is changing, with home ownership rates decreasing ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Trolls, blacklists, and rose milk: A ''democratic'' drama

The issue of fake accounts and trolls on platform X is becoming a big topic - especially following accusations by a well-known ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Rentals rise as home ownership trends change

Around 20-25 years ago, Cyprus was renowned for having one of the highest rates of home ownership globally, with figures ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Fidias' impact on Cyprus' social media scene

The Cypriot public, particularly on social media, often reacts strongly to viral content, especially when it touches on ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Averof's podcast musings and the flip-flop chronicles

Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. Averof has appeared on a podcast again – how does he manage to do it all? – to question why they ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

From TikTok follower to political pundit, a satirical dive into Cyprus politics

I've decided to get more involved in politics. Since I'm a bit curious, I've started obsessively following what's happening ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

From academia to governance: Cyprus' latest Deputy Minister

The establishment of Cyprus's Deputy Ministry of Immigration and International Protection coincided with a challenging period, ...
Opinion Opinion

Cyprus reforms are a comedy of errors in governance

Following last Sunday's vote, the much-publicized local government reform will take effect on July 1. This, like many other ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Fidias' win triggers debate on political behavior

Last Sunday, when election winner Fidias Panayiotou appeared on the panel of Alpha TV station, it was not his incongruous ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

The conclusion of Aydin Dikmen's artifact saga

The case involving Aydin Dikmen, the Turkish antiquities thief, reached its conclusion on Tuesday, June 6th, as the Munich ...
Opinion Opinion

Europe's right-wing surge

The votes are still being counted, but the European Parliament election results point to a surge of support for right-wing ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

'The fifth phalanx'

The coming of age of my generation coincided with Cyprus' first appearance in the European Parliament in 2004. A generation ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Cyprus bids farewell to Jho Low, its lost ''diamond''

I must confess, upon hearing the news, I almost burst into tears.
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

How inheriting property can cause headaches

Everything usually starts with pure intentions: ''We have two children, so we pass on half a share to each of them to avoid ...
Opinion Opinion

Anastasiades, Christodoulides accused of derailing talks

Time has its own meaning. The former president of DISY, Av. Neophytou, according to a report...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Inconsistencies in Cyprus politics? Who would've guessed!

The case of Pelekanos' admission that he never agreed with the bizonal, bicommunal federation, being himself the spokesman ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Christodoulides offered Cyprus on a silver platter?

''You can consider Cyprus as a member-state of the EU, as your ambassador in Brussels, and I look forward to our consultations ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

Anastasiades’ secret talks with Turkey revealed

In a paradoxical twist, Crans Montana resurfaced in the news a few days ago, with multiple sources and testimonies suggesting... ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

'The vilification of entrepreneurship'

In recent weeks, Kathimerini (''K'') has been delving into public procurement, an area that absorbs a significant portion ...
Panayiotis Rougalas Panayiotis Rougalas

Cyprus non-performing loans drop to lowest level in years

Total non-performing loans (NPLs) to banks have dropped below €2 billion, specifically to €1.9 billion.
Opinion Opinion

A picture is worth a thousand words

A picture is worth a thousand words, a picture is a gut punch. In Paphos, a woman with a cane lies on the ground in front ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Murders linked to firearms surge in Limassol and Nicosia

The recent discovery of weapons in a cemetery in Oroklini serves as a stark reminder of the increasing presence of organized ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

AKEL accused of anti-European populism ahead of elections

In the past week, Annita Demetriou presented DISY's positions for the European elections while launching a simultaneous ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Tired of bad news? You're not alone

Are you tired of reading ''the news''?
Opinion Opinion

Labor shortage hits Antiparos island

The small Aegean island of Antiparos is in a fever of preparations for the summer’s tourism miracle.
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Navigating summer stalemates in the Cyprus conundrum

Historically, there has never been a peak in the Cyprus problem during the summer. The last significant event in Crans-Montana ...