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18 May, 2024
 

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Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Cyprus universities under fire for failing to denounce extremist violence

After the troubling events in Chlorakas and Limassol, where right-wing extremists carried out violent acts, have you heard ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Are dairy products the new focus for Israel-Cyprus relations?

If someone hadn't followed the Israeli Prime Minister's past statements about EastMed and the LNG terminal in Cyprus and ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Cyprus Apartment Showdown: Nicosia vs. Limassol

In our previous report, we delved into a comparative analysis of apartment sales in the Paphos, Larnaca, and Famagusta districts ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Chlorakas attack highlights growing racial tensions in Cyprus

The violent attack on Syrian residents in Chloraka last Sunday during a community demonstration related to the refugee-migration ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

The gift of culture

In just a few days, the cultural scene in our country is gearing up for a new season, a new cultural year. As has been the ...
Opinion Opinion

The free parking illusion

Imagine a city where parking is easy, convenient, and free.
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

From 'Yes' to 'No' in the Annan plan saga

When we talk about the Annan Plan, we're not just referring to another proposal that was presented to us and rejected.
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Nicosia takes on Turkish moves in Pyla, global reactions in focus

The events in the Pyla area represent a rare instance of proactive efforts by Nicosia to counter Turkish actions. Relevant ...
Opinion Opinion

The deafening silence of the forests

Bass Rock is an island not too far off the coast of Scotland, east of Edinburgh. It is home to the largest northern gannet ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Did we get Colin Stewart wrong?

In a short period of time, from the day he assumed his duties as the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy, Mr. Colin Stewart ...
Opinion Opinion

Local governments lease, but rarely police

In an effort, years ago, to modernize the state and make it work better at all levels, important and critical responsibilities ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Energy gamble or gain? Cyprus' big plans under scrutiny

The reluctance of the European Investment Bank (EIB) to financially support a part of the project, such as the ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Are Cyprus's leaders failing amidst territorial crisis?

The occupying authorities are taking control of a part of the dead zone in the Arsos-Pyla area to build a road to "improve ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Towns chase transformative cultural thrones

Larnaca, Limassol, and Nicosia have begun working towards the title of the European Capital of Culture for 2030, and it ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

Media's impact in Cyprus crisis: Fanning flames or offering relief?

A series of events in recent days, from Chloraka to Apostolos Andreas and then to Pyla, along with the disputes on social ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Apartment sales unveiled. Province-by-province price insights

Today, we are launching a brief series of articles aimed at examining sales prices through a simple province-to-province ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Did Cyprus President really party during crisis?

During the summer of 2021, a photo of Nicos Anastasiades with Takis Zacharato and Angela Demetriou went viral for all the ...
Opinion Opinion

Rocking the boat, a not so Cypriot tradition.

You know, there's been quite a buzz about the whole corruption scene in Cyprus. It's kind of ironic, really – this beautiful ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

Media's credibility challenged amidst political allegations

I'm interested in a proper investigation of the Kanari - Giannaki dispute, not who's right or wrong.
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

Tourism's dynamic future: Adapting to change from within

It's something we've heard many times from tourism authorities, that 2019 should no longer be used as a point of reference ...
Opinion Opinion

Freedom and democracy under fire

During the past decade, while Greece and Cyprus faced economic collapse, many of us looked towards the countries of Northern ...
Andreas Georgallas Andreas Georgallas

The controversy surrounding the mobile traffic cams

The introduction of photo enforcement cameras was met with skepticism from citizens right from the start.
Opinion Opinion

Is there a need for radical changes in civil protection?

The catastrophic fire in Rhodes, a typical and unfortunate example of what is internationally referred to as a mega-fire ...
Opinion Opinion

How many public servants does it take to boil an egg?

In a hilariously bureaucratic process, boiling an egg in Cyprus' public service requires a series of convoluted steps.
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Alive and kicking! Cyprus' political system under the spotlight

The recent public debate in Famagusta Municipality has become a vital reality check on the state of Cyprus' political system ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Apostle Andreas: A sensitive issue of religious space

The work of the Intercommunity Commission for the Protection of Cultural Heritage and its previous leaders certainly do ...
Opinion Opinion

Embracing digital opportunities for stronger bonds

Digitalization can be a powerful mechanism that brings Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots closer together, provided that ...
Opinion Opinion

Miss Cypriot Beauty 1971: A journey through time

"This fabric is an old curtain from Ledra Palace," she says, caressing the covering tenderly that she uses to cover her ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Cyprus elections: End of a political era?

The Intermediate parties are facing survival problems, introspection, and doubts, despite being part of the coalition government. ...
Opinion Opinion

A long journey always begins with a small step

The many crises the EU has been facing recently should not let us forget the ongoing pain caused by the open wound of Cyprus’ ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Cyprus forgotten: Urgent call for resolution amid Greece-Turkey relations

At a time when there is a clear intention by Greece and Turkey to take steps to improve relations, with Athens and Ankara ...
Opinion Opinion

Religious treasures rescued from Occupied Territory

Meet the "Super Patriot" who refuses to hear a word about coexistence with Turkish Cypriots or a federal solution.
Opinion Opinion

ChatGPT's rise sparks academic debates

ChatGPT, an artificial intelligence software based on advanced language models, capable of generating texts from corresponding ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Unmasking Turkey's masterful diplomacy

Both the history concerning fuel in the Occupied Areas and the ongoing journalistic investigation, initially highlighted ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

Gasoline trade in divided Cyprus

The issue of gasoline from the occupied territories is one of the most well-known psychodramas of Cyprus. It is a distortion ...
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