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12° Nicosia,
09 February, 2023
 

News Room

Opinion Opinion

The challenges in the field of mobility

To persuade voters that they are the most qualified, each candidate has delivered their election platforms, taken part in ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

DISY will now face difficult decisions

The embarrassed expressions on the faces of government and DISY executives who had rallied around Averof Neophytou after ...
Opinion Opinion

Cyprus at the crossroads

South African citizens/voters had two choices in deciding their country's future in 1990. The first option was to maintain ...
Opinion Opinion

They know Europe, do we?

All three leading candidates made several references to the role of the European Union in many issues during the RIK televised ...
Opinion Opinion

I don't want to live in half a country

I was born a refugee, far from my birthplace. Half Kyrenian, half Famagustan. I adored my hometown despite never having ...
Opinion Opinion

Why didn't they vote?

This may seem unthinkable in Nicosia, but journalists interested in learning more about the upcoming Cypriot presidential ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

US government moving ahead with intention to sell F-16's to Turkey

The Biden administration is moving ahead with its intention to supply Turkey with 40 new F-16 fighter jets and upgrade 80 ...

Fake news vs reliable content

The media's fragmentation of journalism and deconstruction of information is nothing new.
Opinion Opinion

The upcoming presidential elections and the tragedy of Cyprus

Any serious student of Cypriot history would have to admit that we have missed a number of opportunities for a viable solution ...
Opinion Opinion

Migration: Nikos Christodoulides can and wants to deal with it

One of the biggest and most serious problems Cyprus faces now, and one of the biggest challenges, is the issue of migration. ...
Opinion Opinion

How do we assimilate immigrant children into our educational system?

As our great George Seferis would say, let's speak plainly. Today, in practice, how do we welcome a child who, for a variety ...
Opinion Opinion

Nikos Christodoulides is determined to solve the Cyprus Problem

The Cyprus Problem is primarily a problem of invasion and occupation. The current situation is inconceivable to be the solution ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

News versus noise

Are you fed up with the “news”? Aren’t we all? Are you seized every so often by the need to steer clear of television, radio, ...
Opinion Opinion

Is China a threat to the European Union?

The title's question is not rhetorical, and the answer could easily be one word and affirmative. Yes, China poses a threat ...
Opinion Opinion

Looking ahead to 2023: House prices in Cyprus

The end of 2021 saw Europe’s and Cyprus’ economies gradually recovering from the two-year rollercoaster ride of lockdowns, ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

The 2023 investment chessboard

Today's data is completely different from what it was a year ago in terms of investment.
Opinion Opinion

For 2023

As the new year becomes more visible in terms of the dynamics it brings to Cyprus on all levels, 2023 will be remembered ...
Opinion Opinion

Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

In the wake of the image

"Let me introduce you to our Elena Rapti," Spyros Vougias told journalist Giorgos Papachristos some 20 years ago when Eva ...
Opinion Opinion

The Belgian wheel is in motion...

Many Cypriots live in a state of frustration. How did Belgian authorities respond decisively to the well-known case, while ...
Opinion Opinion

The fall

The tale of Eva Kaili is a metaphor for the glitzy, quick ascent to power in politics and the ultimate fall from grace brought ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

Rot

The sense of malaise often generates political surprises. And it always plays into the hands of the enemies of democracy. ...
Nikos Konstandaras Nikos Konstandaras

The EU faces a difficult case

The Kaili case is the latest in a string of setbacks. The clumsy (at best) handling of the wiretaps, the Ark revelations, ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

November's real estate performance

The year is almost over, and we now have a good idea of how the real estate market performed in 2022. As we all know, the ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Three clicks to the right

While MPs were voting on the budget for 2023, a group of citizens marched outside the parliament, carrying Greek flags, ...
Opinion Opinion

'Generators of hope'

The war in Ukraine is continuing unabatedly. Every day we hear about new atrocities of seemingly indiscriminate bombing ...
Opinion Opinion

Breast cancer screening: The case of Cyprus

Population screening for breast cancer with mammography, and in some women, ultrasound screening, has been shown to reduce ...
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

What connects them to the other side?

High school students walk through the cobblestone streets of the old town. The demonstration ended around eleven o'clock ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Has politics become a seedy business?

Last Friday's plenary session of the Parliament was marred by the speech of the now-independent MP Andreas Themistocleous ...
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The reason behind the President's political 'pirouette'

I've watched and re-watched President Anastasiades' recent statements several times. The abrupt change of heart and his ...
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The effects of Global warming on banks and insurance companies

One of the last print editions of the Economist had the title ‘Say goodbye to 1.5° C’ which refers to the goal of limiting ...
Opinion Opinion

A saint and a monster

The allegations of sexual abuse reported at the homes of the children’s charity Ark of the World (Kivotos tou Kosmou) have ...
Opinion Opinion

Shocking! No resolution on the Cyprus issue

Was it unfair that Miroslav Jenca, the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Europe, Central Asia, and the Americas, met with ...
Opinion Opinion

Immigration as a matter of national survival

The migration issue, along with Turkey's ongoing threats and galloping inflation due to the explosion in energy prices, ...
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How Turkey's 'Blue Homeland' doctrine came to be

Fresh fuel was thrown onto the already volatile Greek-Turkish relationship in 2019 in the form of a map that was made public ...
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