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23 May, 2022
 

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From Menogeia to Limnes

Arriving in Cyprus on Monday, and heading to Nicosia, I saw queues of military trucks returning empty to their bases.
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Maybe we need to stop fighting over the pandemic

I was thinking just the other day that if I were the prime minister of the Netherlands and was being criticized by the opposition ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

The new investment game

Accelerating the transition to a green economy is a no-brainer. It is no coincidence that it accounts for 36.3% of the total ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Erdogan should focus on his economy, not Greece

With the Turkish lira continuing its precipitous slide, the risk of capital controls looming dangerously and Recep Tayyip ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Osman Kavala and hubris

Osman Kavala has been in prison in Turkey for the past four years. Why? Because he angered Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...
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Joint action to defend and promote Democracy

Across the globe, democracy and human rights are increasingly under siege. Far from being an issue isolated to the “developing” ...
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An American president with special knowledge

Criticism of Turkish practices by the international community is a recurrent feature in world politics.
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Vaccine inequality

The new 'Omicron' mutation is the result of a lack of vaccination solidarity between developed and developing countries, ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Nicosia's beautiful facelift

I will start with a prediction: The center of Nicosia will attract huge investments in real estate within the next five ...
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The sins of the EU and Nouris' obligation

The numbers are buzzing about the huge problem Cyprus faces with irregular immigration and asylum seekers.
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The Cyprus issue is at a prolonged impasse

The insistence of Turkey and the leader of the Turkish Cypriots and settlers Ersin Tatar on advance acceptance by the Greek ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The Evros example

The West, particularly Europe, is faced with a dilemma. It is challenged by tough players that casually utilize threats ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Erdogan’s annoyance and his wrong strategy towards Greece

A country’s strength is the sum, not only of its military capabilities, but also of its collaborations and alliances. Greece, ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

The eternal unfinished buildings in our cities

Driving in some areas of Cyprus, we can see some skeletal buildings that "stand" there abandoned for many years and it makes ...
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The cost of Erdogan’s behavior

Driven by arrogance and his neo-Ottoman ambitions, Recep Tayyip Erdogan behaves as if Turkey is some sort of unbound superpower ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

New measures to attract new businesses and property purchases

The day before yesterday, YPOIK announced a new support package aimed at attracting foreign companies to operate in Cyprus. ...
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The City of London Is Hiding the World’s Stolen Money

In 1969, two years after the Cayman Islands, a British territory, passed its first law to allow secretive offshore trusts, ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Erdogan without Trump or Merkel to deal with

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was afraid of one world leader and listened to another.
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The ego cult of the 19%

There is no reason to believe that those who have until now refused to get a Covid-19 shot will at some point come around ...
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Cheating never gets one far: The English School Industrial dispute

Employment relations in the 21st Century are governed by multiple layers of institutional regulation that have evolved ...
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Is America really back?

In a 1990 Atlantic Monthly piece, the most influential realist of a generation – John Mearsheimer – put forth a provocative ...
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Treating antisocial elements for what they are

Day-to-day life in Greece is excessively determined by people defying laws, rules and reason; it’s disappointing and extremely ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Double geopolitical poker

Geopolitics is a game that is much like poker. This means that you have to keep your cards close to your chest and, most ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Another cause for division

We have made something of a custom of division in Greece. It is something we do passionately, ready to fight with our friends ...
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AI should serve humanity

Covid-19 is the first real global health crisis in every respect in the history of humanity with more than 212 million people ...
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Athens and Istanbul can do their part

During one of the deepest troughs in bilateral relations in the fall of 1999 following the arrest of Kurdish rebel leader ...
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Incensed anti-vaxxers

The recent anti-vaccination rallies in Athens and Thessaloniki were not the first of their kind, but they were the largest: ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Europe late in growing up

As the Indo-Pacific security alliance between the United States, Britain and Australia demonstrated, the international ...
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Greece’s significant air power projection

Greece’s military procurement program – a thorn in Turkey’s side, described by its defense minister, Hulusi Akar, as ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The superiority of transparency and efficiency

The Hellenic Republic signed a contract to purchase 44 torpedoes for its 214HN submarines, considered a significant asset ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Europe must get off the sofa

Everything we learnt from what took place in the presidential palace, and then from Brussels, reinforced the image of a ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Two states in Cyprus? Why not, then, a unitary one?

An informal summit on Cyprus is scheduled to take place in Geneva in late April, coming at a time when Greek-Turkish relations ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Property valuations and uncertainty clauses

Property appraisers in this country have had to deal with unprecedented events in the last seven to eight years that forced ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Turkey faced with Greece’s EU membership and diaspora

Last week, the Turkish minister of defense once again denounced what he perceived as Greek attempts to reframe Greco-Turkish ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

When the lights of the Palace begin to dim

The testimonies of 2013, say that in those critical days of the savings levy, there was a crowd of people on the hill of ...
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