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30 November, 2020
 

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Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Obama offers piece of the puzzle in Greek debt crisis

Apart from providing key insights into a special (in many respects) presidency, Barack Obama’s memoir contains some very ...
Opinion Opinion

Editorial: The third invasion

The first invasion engraved in Cyprus’ collective memory is that of July 20 1974, while the second is that of August 14 ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Varosha revamp ongoing at feverish pace

Preparations in Varosha ahead of the visit of the Turkish President and the leader of the Grey Wolves are continuing at ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Tatar to stick to 'alternative solutions' approach

The new Turkish Cypriot leader will in a few hours be meeting with the President of the Republic, and will insist on the ...
Opinion Opinion

Bar set low as Brussels, UN in low spirits for CyProb involvement

Foreign players ranging from Brussels and Berlin to New York have lowered their expectations and show a reduced eagerness ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Varosha getting revamp ahead of Erdogan visit

Preparations have begun within Varosha ahead of the upcoming visit of the Turkish President. Recent information points suggests ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

Energy Turkey's 'no.1 priority' in Cyprus and EastMed

Since noon on Friday, Turkey has been sending its own messages concerning the future of the Cyprus Problem and developments ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Maps, maritime zones and islands

Ankara’s recent publication of a map that appears to split the Aegean Sea in two was yet another sign of Turkish aggressiveness. ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

A historic verdict and a more united Greece

The Greek justice system rose to the occasion and delivered a historic verdict that also confirms Greece’s image as a free ...
Andreas Paraschos Andreas Paraschos

The three components of Varosha

Andreas Paraschos examines three components within a Turkish move to reopen the beachfront of Varosha ghost town days before ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Pompeo sees window of opportunity for dialogue, in Kathimerini interview

In an interview with Kathimerini, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deplores the use of threats and unilateral actions as ...

Judge Ankara by its actions not its words

Michael Rubin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, favors a less sympathetic approach on Turkey, arguing ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

What Berlin made clear to Nicosia

German officials coordinating with Nicosia, after the Republic of Cyprus told the foreign affairs council that it would ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

The four scenarios after the 'veto'

The decision on EU sanctions has been postponed for the meeting of the 27 leaders of member states, likely to take place ...
Nikos Stelgias Nikos Stelgias

The Cypriot aspect of the eastern Mediterranean crisis

A few days ago, the leader of the Turkish Cypriot community made an important statement, involving the future of the Cyprus ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Golden passports scheme to remain as is

The citizenship-by-investment program will not be terminated, nor will it be suspended for a short period as a way of managing ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Curtain rising for citizenship-by-investment program

The Presidency has before it four scenarios for dealing with the issue of purchased citizenships. The most likely possibility ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Buyer’s market and herd immunity

The most unhappy property buyers are the ones who believe that the real estate market is a Buyer’s Market and discover that ...
Costas Iordanidis Costas Iordanidis

Navigating under pressure

The latest crisis in relations between Athens and Ankara is different from previous ones. It is broader in scope, it has ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

French La Fayette frigate spotted off Larnaca coast

After the two French Rafale fighter jets and the C 180 utility aircraft landed in the National Guard’s ‘Andreas Papandreou’ ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

France testing Paphos National Guard air base

Three aircraft of the French Air Force have since Monday afterrnoon been stationed at the ‘Andreas Papandreou’ air base ...

A second lockdown would be a grim financial equation

With the rise in coronavirus cases which are mainly located within the local community and not just at the country’s points ...
Opinion Opinion

Mitsotakis makes Israel his first destination

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is traveling to Israel today on his first foreign visit since the coronavirus outbreak. ...
Opinion Opinion

V-E Day marked the turning point towards a democratic, prosperous, and peaceful future

Today is the 75th anniversary of the Allied Victory in Europe in World War II - “V-E Day.” This is a day to remember and ...
Opinion Opinion

We will defeat our shared pandemic enemy and rise stronger in its wake

The story of U.S. leadership in the global battle against Covid-19 is a story of days, months, and decades. Every day, new ...

Israel-Cyprus medical cooperation and innovation in the time of coronavirus

The world’s population is currently facing a major crisis. Governments are taking drastic measures to curb the spread of ...

Cooperation and Transparency Needed to Fight COVID-19

In today’s age of social media, it has unfortunately become normal to see false information reach a broad audience ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The era of asymmetric threats

Kyriakos Mitsotakis would never have expected to star in a Greek edition of the perfect storm. Yet fate and events have ...

Greek-US ties and the East Med

By Lieutenant General Thomas Trask On the occasion of his meeting last month with President Donald Trump in Washington, ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Serious planning, not tough-guy posturing

For many years, Greeks appear to have made a habit of taking everything apart
Opinion Opinion

Tsipras versus the US and Trump's intervention

Opposition leader Alexis Tsipras’ critical stance toward the extension of the defense cooperation agreement between Greece ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Tough dilemmas in Greek-Turkish affairs

Turkey’s claims in the Aegean were first brought to the table in 1973 and have escalated ever since, reaching successive ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Attracting investments, relations with Turkey: A new chapter?

On a diplomatic level, the main event was Mitsotakis’ meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two leaders ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Safeguards against climate change

Climate change has become the main concern of the younger generations, and it seems it is the main issue that can spur them ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Mitsotakis in New York – opportunities, substance, results

This week will see the first appearance of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at the United Nations General Assembly. He ...
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