12° Nicosia,
28 May, 2020


Displaying results 1-30 of 53 matches for query political culture.

1. EDEK party shrinks as turmoil escalates over ousted MEP

After the dramatic ousting of MEP Demetris Papadakis from socialist party Edek on Monday, the party continued to shrink throughout the week with the resignation of ten party members by Friday....

2. Serious planning, not tough-guy posturing

3. Teachers in the north up in arms over hijab

Turkish Cypriot educators in the north are up in arms over the appointment of a teacher who showed up at her school wearing a hijab...

4. Cypriot FM bets on economic diplomacy

Economic diplomacy is indispensable, Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Christodoulides said on Wednesday, adding the Foreign Ministry has elevated economic diplomacy to one of its top priorities...

5. Looking for true followers

Surely it is time for Greece’s most affluent citizens to step up, not out of self-interest, but in order to help the country through this critical time. As it starts to recover from bankruptcy, the country finds itself with scant resources and huge needs in key areas. Virtually all sectors – including defense, health, education and culture – have been seriously impacted by successive waves of budget cuts, a situation that has been aggravated by the failure of Greek politicians to implement bold measures. ...

6. Cavusoglu speaks to Kathimerini

Our meeting with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu took place in Famagusta on September 9, 2019, the day the Turkish official entered the fenced-off town of Varosha ...

7. Churchill's grandson to be expelled from Conservative Party

Nicholas Soames, the grandson of Britain’s World War Two leader Winston Churchill, will be expelled from the Conservative Party after voting against Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Brexit...

8. AHDR hosts conference on peace education

The Association for Historical Dialogue and Research (AHDR) hosts this week in Cyprus the 43rd Conference of the International Institute on Peace Education (IIPE) entitled "Educating for a Culture of Peace in Divided Societies, History, Dialogue and Multiperspectivity Toward Reconciliation". The official kick off of the conference took place on Monday morning at the Home for Cooperation at the UN buffer zone in Nicosia. ...

9. The new government, image and symbolism

The first indications from the new government are sending out all the right signals. Tuesday’s handover ceremonies at the ministries confirmed a return to normalcy, after a decade-long crisis that painfully divided the country. Both sides should be given credit for the civilized political discourse that prevailed during the change of guard. It is hoped that this spirit will continue during the debates that are expected to take place in Parliament, not only in the sense of a more sophisticated rhetoric, but also, hopefully, in the approval of some government bills by the new main opposition....

10. The liberal narrative and the risks

11. Chinese Ambassador to Cyprus: No one stands to win in a trade war

12. Ahrweiler: History that teaches only one solution is a dangerous thing

13. How much longer?

I wonder whether all this time since the economic crisis was enough to make us really angry, and I mean, really angry, not the kind of anger where one can go on social media to vent but a deeper feeling of rage...

14. Against all odds

15. Cyprus 'one of the success stories of ESM'

16. Did someone say Europe?

We are just days away from elections and it seems that we need to be reminded about which elections we are talking about...

17. So are we racists?

It’s the latest subject tossed around in various panels, following reports in the foreign media that have zoomed in on all of us...

18. Europe unites after fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral

19. President reiterates commitment to high economic growth

20. Westward Bound

21. Interview with German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen

22. Probe on a probe finding

It was to be expected that the president of the Republic would stand by the finance minister, emphasizing that he still has faith in him, following the finding of the co-op investigative committee...

23. The breakdown of civil protection

24. You know why

'You know why' was the nuanced slogan of DIKO party MP candidate Fytos Constantinou who was running his election campaign in 2011. The catchphrase was simple and smart according to communication experts, sending a message to all those who benefited from his presence in the Defence House committee...

25. Wrestling in the Colosseum

How will the hatred that has spread around us in the years of the crisis be erased? The Greek people have been deeply divided. You have the supporters of the bailouts versus the critics, the haves versus the have-nots, the patriots versus the traitors and so on. ...

26. Aristotle shows us the path Jeffrey Sachs says at Hubert Curien lecture in Nicosia

27. Pantelides - Sözen‏: Swiss governance model instead of bizonal federation‏-swiss-governance-model-instead-of-bizonal-federation

28. Heightened security in Nicosia as President of Israel visits Cyprus

29. Cyprus and Portugal agree to strengthen ties

30. Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots team up to clean Agios Panteleimon (Video)