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15 July, 2024
 

News Room

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, ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

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.
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

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 ...
Yiannis Ioannou Yiannis Ioannou

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 ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

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 ...
Opinion Opinion

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 ...
George Kakouris George Kakouris

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, ...
Opinion Opinion

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 ...
Opinion Opinion

Effective management of the migration issue

Migration flows to Europe from Africa and Asia are becoming increasingly influenced by geopolitical realities and socioeconomic ...
Opinion Opinion

Why inequality is growing in the US and around the world

U.S. income inequality grew in 2021 for the first time in a decade, according to data the Census Bureau released in September ...
Pavlos Xanthoulis Pavlos Xanthoulis

Government, Parliament, candidates, and your dog's heart

In comparison to humans, a dog, your dog, can sniff more than 100,000 times. His hearing is exceptionally acute, and he ...
Apostolis Tomaras Apostolis Tomaras

When journalism takes precedence over the news

Long-standing Cypriot journalism dysfunctions have come to light as a result of the Primate of the Church's declining health, ...
Opinion Opinion

Embracing the digital age through the 'smart school' program

Our educational system, the Ministry of Education, and the State are making an important and historic transition to the ...
Opinion Opinion

‘We don’t need women to behave like men’

Nanna-Louise W. Linde is the vice president for European Government Affairs at Microsoft. An imposing presence, former model ...
Opinion Opinion

Cyprus is bursting, like a fat guy out of his leotard

Cyprus’ changing demographics are causing havoc to the real estate market, accentuating socio-economic imbalances and creating ...
Opinion Opinion

Merchants of Death

People trafficker. A profitable “profession.” A high-risk profession, of course, because the business may sink. In this ...
Opinion Opinion

'Woman, life, freedom!’

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi claims that people in his country have freedom of expression. He also branded the protests ...
Opinion Opinion

Where will Turkey be in a year from now?

The disputes with Greece will be useful ammunition for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should he decide to manufacture ...
Opinion Opinion

The embargo has its own history

The US decision to lift the embargo on the supply of military equipment to the Republic of Cyprus has a decades-long history ...
Opinion Opinion

Turkey singing the same old song

In a letter dated June 5, 1963, and addressed to the elderly Turkish prime minister Ismet Inonu, US President Lyndon Johnson ...
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