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30 May, 2024

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Turkey, the most unreliable ally of the West

The latest developments in the Middle East after the terrorist actions of Hamas and the reaction of Israel have proven once ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

The Queen is naked

The fairy tale of Hans Christian Andersen about the king who believed he was wearing splendid clothes while, in reality, ...
Opinion Opinion

Democracy is ailing because we are failing it

Interestingly, here as in the rest of Europe, the big ''winner'' of what happened after October 7 in Israel is one and only. ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Unmasking the mystery of the Al-Ahli hospital attack in Gaza

"Who is Responsible for the Attack on Al-Ahli Hospital in Gaza?
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Finding common ground in a divided world

Being skeptical in the face of a lack of evidence is legitimate, acceptable, and ethically justified.
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Biden's mission in the Middle East

US President Joe Biden may be advanced in age, and there are ongoing concerns within his team regarding the risks of a literal ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Cyprus urges a serious approach to Middle East crisis

The war in the Middle East, triggered by a heinous and barbaric terrorist attack by Hamas last Saturday, is a situation ...
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

The big picture

With whom do we stand? Could it be that this question circulates, covertly or overtly, in the aftermath of the atrocities ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Real estate market remains unpredictable despite economic chaos

Everything around us exudes a sense of precision. Costs are on the rise, from the basic materials used in production to ...
Opinion Opinion

The surge of violence in the Middle East

The latest escalation of conflict in the Middle East marks a pivotal moment in the ongoing Arab-Israeli dispute.
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Foreign company hired to clean Cyprus' reputation – but is it really dirty?

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has assigned a foreign company the Herculean task of orchestrating a campaign to cleanse ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Cyprus' solar ambitions face off against shadowy bureaucratic interests

As I had unfortunately predicted, complications have emerged in the "Solar Panels for All" plan.
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Navigating the complexities of Israel, Ukraine, and history

When Russia invaded Ukraine, the West adopted the motto "on the right side of history" to justify its support for Ukraine ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Sales surge by 14.2% despite 2022 comparison

In September, traditionally considered the start of the year for many, several significant trends are emerging.
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Cyprus in need of a literary renaissance

From this column, we've emphasized numerous times the pressing need for substantial state support within the book sector. ...
Opinion Opinion

The overtime pay debacle and lessons in effective governance

The issue surrounding the payment of overtime compensation to the Deputy Government Spokesperson, Doxa Komodromou, has become ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Politics in the age of virality

Stephanos Kasselakis' recent visit to Cyprus and his carefully crafted statements following his meeting with the President ...
Opinion Opinion

Cyprus politicians' perks and pensions - excessive or fair?

The political landscape in Cyprus is abuzz once again, as opposition parties seize yet another opportunity to level criticism ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Kasselakis' Cyprus visit reveals Greek policy realities

The image of Stefanos Kasselakis, the President of SYRIZA, peering through a hole in the wall, reminiscent of a combat position ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

The President's rainy rhetoric on his undisclosed income

''The weather may be rainy, but the clear sky isn't afraid of lightning.'' With this romantic and poetic line, the president ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Reviving the Greek diaspora

The active Greek diaspora in the United States is dwindling and this needs to be stopped. Proponents of the generation that ...
Opinion Opinion

Real estate boom in Greece and Cyprus

The real estate landscapes of Greece and Cyprus are undergoing significant transformations, with both nations showcasing ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Government faces mounting criticism over six-month stumble

If a governing coalition in a state aspiring to be European were to make as many mistakes and omissions as the Christodoulides ...
Opinion Opinion

From fines to fine lines

The face of the honorable Minister of Transport, Alexis Vafeadi, conveyed a different message compared to his statements ...
Opinion Opinion

Embracing the digital change in education

In the modern age, one of the paramount areas that demands digital transformation is education.
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Revolutionizing the management of multi-owner buildings in Cyprus

The proposed legislative changes, tabled in the parliament yesterday, seek to modify and enhance the existing framework ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Zero-risk politicians: The Doxa Komodromou scandal unveiled

The Doxa Komodromou scandal and the shocking revelations that have emerged present a paradox. It's not just about her remaining ...
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

The charms of a forgotten neighborhood

In Seat 7A, I don my mask and fasten my seatbelt, opening my book.
Opinion Opinion

A closer look at the Greek-Turkish dynamic

The public discourse is inundated with discussions for and against the evolving Greek-Turkish rapprochement. Strangely, ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Why did Brussels ignore Cyprus? Questions arise over EU inaction

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen delivered a comprehensive 16-page speech on the "state of the Union" before the ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

The victim...has no obligations

In a recent development, the European Parliament gave its approval to the report on Turkey's path to accession. This report ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Cyprus' gas dilemma deepens

While Netanyahu's recent visit to Cyprus generated considerable attention, it's apparent that promises of cooperation in ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

The Mediterranean's wake-up call

The devastating aftermath of the natural disaster in the Thessalian Plain leaves no one untouched. We cannot afford complacency ...
Opinion Opinion

Digitizing the state for modern times

The digitization of the state is not just a challenge for modern society; it must be a top priority.
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Cyprus admits failures in immigration crisis

Those who followed the fascist incidents in Chloraka and Limassol were provoked, not just by the lack of a plan to handle ...