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19 July, 2024

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Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

A platform with substance?

George Pamboridis revealed plans for an interactive political reform workshop, unveiling the establishment of a political ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Quest for justice in Thanasis' tragic death

Last Wednesday, many people gathered outside Legal Services to support Andriana Nikolaou in her battle for justice regarding ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Moment of truth: Critical juncture for Cyprus

The shift attempted by Turkish President Erdogan, with a backdrop of Turkey's relations with the US, the European Union, ...
Opinion Opinion

When society turns a blind eye to homeless ''foreigners''

A few hours before expensive Lamborghinis and Ferraris, driven by wealthy "foreigners," start their ostentatious daily progress ...
Apostolos Kouroupakis Apostolos Kouroupakis

Ministry of Culture to launch 'Kypria' pilot for art festivals

We have fully entered the summer, and the eagerly awaited cultural events have either begun or will soon begin.
Opinion Opinion

Cyprus gov't to pay €345,000 to Turkish Cypriot for illegal use of property

The big news: "Compensation of €345,000 will be paid to a T/C of American origin by the Republic of Cyprus, while also returning ...
Alexis Papachelas Alexis Papachelas

The common dilemma of Zelenskyy and Makarios

How and when will the war in Ukraine end? Concerning the “how,” there is relative unanimity among Western politicians and ...
Eleni Xenou Eleni Xenou

Was justice served or denied?

The question raised regarding the decision of the Legal Service not to proceed with criminal prosecution in the case of ...
Opinion Opinion

EU confronts asbestos-related deaths

A very serious issue that concerns members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is the use and exposure of citizens ...
Opinion Opinion

Coordinating efforts for earthquake protection

An earthquake is an event that we cannot prevent or predict when it will occur. What we can do as a state is fortify our ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Nicosia's push to involve EU in Cyprus problem

When last March, as usual, newly elected President Christodoulides visited Athens in his new capacity as the Greek Prime ...
Opinion Opinion

Acknowledging borders' critical functions

Migration is a complex issue with various causes that differ across seasons and regions.
Opinion Opinion

Behind-the-scenes insights in parliament

Journalism is also called the "fourth estate," not because it has institutional power, but because it can function as a ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

''A government 'Sans Famille'''

The title does not pertain to Hector Malot's novel, ''Sans Famille'' (''Without Family''). It relates to the response that ...
Opinion Opinion

The obstacles to being vegan in Cyprus

Have you ever thought about going vegan? The decision to adopt a vegan lifestyle goes beyond mere dietary choices.
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

Assessing Christodoulides' stance on the tourism sector

Judging from President Christodoulides' recent remarks on his 100-day governance report, it seems that the sectors of Shipping ...
Opinion Opinion

This is how Lara will be developed

The reform of local government undeniably represents a crucial stride towards modernizing our state.
Opinion Opinion

Sacrificing authenticity for viral validation

In an era dominated by digital connectivity, social media has seamlessly integrated itself into the fabric of our lives.
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Echoes of silence: The unheard cries of drowning children

The tragedy off the coast of Pylos is beyond words. The act of people drowning at sea, especially children, is a haunting ...
Opinion Opinion

California: Dismantling women's rights in the name of progressivism

Are there still women in California? They seem to have ceased to exist – at least as far as the state’s laws are concerned. ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Nicosia real estate market surges, indicating recovery

Nicosia, the capital city, has broken free from a six-month period of stagnation, exhibiting promising signs of recovery. ...
Opinion Opinion

Tackling vulgarity and impunity in politics

MP Andreas Themistocleous' recent display of vulgarity is just one example of a more significant issue within politics, ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

The shocking face of violence

In Cyprus, we have witnessed the rapid dissemination, facilitated by the prevalence of audiovisual content on social media ...
Opinion Opinion

Striking the balance between tradition and tourism

The Flood Festival in Larnaca, Cyprus, stands as a shining example of how tradition and tourism can coexist and flourish ...
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

Overcoming obstacles in Cyprus' green transition

Undoubtedly, the fact that it no longer requires a building permit as a prerequisite for installing a photovoltaic system ...
Onasagoras Onasagoras

Corruption? On the island of saints?

The millions - some say billions - that we lost as a state due to the corruption of various officials are not enough. Now ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Is there an energy plan, or isn't there?

When in 2011 Cyprus discovered natural gas in "Aphrodite," the discussion about geopolitical upgrading was so intense that ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

The self-sabotage of a President in less than 100 days

Nicos Anastasiades, undeniably one of the prominent political figures in the region, has faced criticism after many years ...
Maria Eracleous Maria Eracleous

The theatrical hypocrisy of passing the e-kalathi bill

In early March, during the Commerce Committee meeting, the first one attended by the current Minister of Energy, the committee ...
Andreas Andreou Andreas Andreou

Real estate: A closer look at prices and rental trends

With the chapter on imposing a reduced VAT rate of 5% on primary residences as a social policy measure finally moving towards ...
Marina Economides Marina Economides

Restoring a wounded reputation

Last March, a publication by the Financial Times revealed the move of three shareholders of PWC Cyprus to resign from the ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

Sanctions have exposed our hypocrisy

The initial wave of sanctions, enforced by the UK and the US against Cypriot entities (individuals, law firms, service companies) ...
Athanasios Ellis Athanasios Ellis

Nationalism, the big winner in Turkish elections

He may have failed to get elected in the first round of the Turkish presidential elections, and that is obviously a blow ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

Forty-nine years of lies

And suddenly we discovered that in the Occupied Territories, Greek Cypriot properties are being sold to Turkish Cypriots ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

'Full speed ahead to manage the partition'

Varosha was considered the last hope for a solution to the Cyprus problem and was "the negotiating card" of the Turkish ...