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12° Nicosia,
08 February, 2023
 

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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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How meritocracy reinforces inequality

We normally have unexamined certainties to guide us through daily life. But few people are so gifted at shaking those certainties ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The West’s critical endurance test

It’s always hard to see the big picture during a crisis that’s still unfolding, just as it’s difficult to remember some ...
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Inequalities between women and men more profound two years into life with Covid

What is very apparent is that women have kept our societies functioning during the pandemic, beyond what they always did, ...
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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, ...
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