The Cyprus News Digest in collaboration with the Cyprus Mail
Cyprus News Digest 18th December 2014

The UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, talks exclusively to the Cyprus News Digest. Former Cyprus President George Vassiliou (pictured) speaks frankly about his life, his time in office, and the catalogue of missed opportunities to solve the Cyprus problem.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 7:14am EST

Cyprus News Digest December 11th 2014

Energy questions drive global politics: we talk to Gal Luft, (pictured) co-director of the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security; Classic cars on a Christmas fundraiser; Freedom Dolls launch a Christmas single with Harri Kakloullis of Squeeze; 

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:54pm EST

Cyprus News Digest December 4th 2014

The U.N. Secretary General's Special Advisor on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide (pictured), talks at length about the Cyprus issue, Europe and regional conflicts. Nicosia prepares for the 2nd Chocolate Festival; and it's pantomime time.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 4:05pm EST

Cyprus News Digest 27th November 2014

The 11th Cyprus Entrepreneurship competition; we talk to Henri Malosse (pictured), the President of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), and hear from a lawyer who is risking jail and disbarment by undertaking civil disobedience.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 11:15am EST

Cyprus News Digest 20th November 2014

British High Commissioner Ric Todd (pictured) talks about his hopes for his Cyprus tenure; Psychiatrist Dr Brenda Davies returns for a series of workshops; a lecture on the history of Nicosia airfield: from landing ground to international airport.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 4:30pm EST

Cyprus News Digest November 13th 2014

Proposed reforms for local government miss vital issues; Nicosia's Mayor (pictured) denies mismanagement of the revamp of the city centre; a Pop-Up Festival aims to breathe life back into the dying central shopping area of the capital, and local authorities face allegations of 'irregularities'.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:48pm EST

Cyprus News Digest November 6th 2014

Party leaders address the 10th Cyprus Summit organised by The Economist; Cyprus' Finance Minister says we must stay on the path of reform and avoid populism; Major General Kristin Lund (pictured) becomes the United Nations’ first ever female Force Commander.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:42am EST

Cyprus News Digest 30th October 2014

Egypt's Foreign Minister (pictured) condemns Turkish incursions into Cyprus' EEZ; shocking EU figures show some 30,000 people are being trafficked in the bloc - we hear about measures to combat the trade in human beings; Evergreen Latzia: Limassol artists act against deforestation; help for the needy via Kindness in a Box.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:40am EST

Cyprus News Digest October 23rd 2014

Cyprus' Government Spokesman on the response to Turkey's incursion into the island's EEZ; Transport Minister Marios Demetriades discusses hybrid and electric mobility; Cleantech start-up winners; harpist Kathrin Pechlof (pictured) brings a new colour to jazz

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:53pm EST

Cyprus News Digest October 16th 2014

We talk to one of the Syrian refugees (pictured) who was rescued off the coast of Cyprus recently - and ask if the government is being totally honest with them about their future; Sir Stelios Hadjioannou's "food from the heart" for needy Cypriots; Dance House Lefkosia promotes its new home.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:16am EST