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01 October, 2022
 

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Penalizing Russia

The parallels between the Baltic countries' strategy towards Russia and the Cyprus strategy, so to speak, towards 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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A difficult summer

It is widely understood by now that anyone who tries to travel by plane this summer will have their patience and endurance ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The bargain in Madrid

Diplomacy is a marathon that never ends. That is why it is quite meaningless to celebrate or lament the outcome of a diplomatic ...
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The US would act in an Aegean confrontation

It was the habit of American presidents to take their breakfast at the Willard Hotel back in the 1930s, just a block from ...
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Second Covid booster? Yeah… maybe

In contrast to the speed with which we took up the previous doses of the vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, Greeks are hesitating ...
Nikos Konstandaras Nikos Konstandaras

There is a conflict in US society

The decision of the US Supreme Court to abolish the right to abortion, leaving each state to judge the issue alone, has ...
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On Erdogan, the West and Greek-Turkish relations

Let’s start with the domestic facts and figures to dispel the widespread wishful thinking betting on the victory of the ...
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Immigration problem?

The biggest challenge that the European continent will face in the near future is immigration. Of course, it is not something ...
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What is Turkey up to?

This summer, for the first time in many years, the omens concerning Greek-Turkish relations are particularly gloomy. There ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Valuable ally, you said?

I have been trying for a long time to understand exactly what various Western officials mean when they monotonously repeat ...
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The dilemmas of war and pandemic

Cyprus is a small country with a large export sector of services, which makes it vulnerable to its external environment. ...
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How likely is a Greek-Turkish military conflict?

"Conflict over the Aegean Islands: Erdogan Threatens Europe with Next War." This is the title of a comment by the Greek-born ...
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Our Shared Values Shine in Our Support for Ukraine

Even before Russia fired the first shots, the United States and European Union member states, including Cyprus, were united ...
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The biggest scam in higher education - the master's degree

It's graduation season. Over the past couple of weeks, some 2 million college students have earned their bachelor's degrees ...
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Why are we all working so hard?

The idea that technology can liberate us from the drudgery of work is a powerful one. It has also been a powerful disappointment, ...
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Looking for answers

There are many major issues that need to be addressed, many of them divisive, before a new president is to be elected in ...
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Talk of doing good rings hollow among global elite in Davos

If the rich don’t give a bit more today, they may have to give a lot more tomorrow. That was my conclusion from last week’s ...
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Op-ed: Three years after the start of GESY, we look back at the vision and the challenges

In a few days, it will be three years since the implementation of the General Health System (GESY) in Cyprus, the largest ...
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The Anatolian Greeks who settled in the US

“There was Antonis, a man who emigrated to America from Greece, who thought he was a ‘real Greek’ and that everyone from ...
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