The Cyprus News Digest in collaboration with the Cyprus Mail
Cyprus News Digest 18th December 2015

DISY leader Averof Neophytou (pictured) and former Turkish Cypriot leader Mehmet Ali Talat say "A United Cyprus is Feasible"; we discuss the implications of the Auditor General's report and the problem of corruption in Cyprus

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 1:53am EST

Cyprus News Digest 11th December 2015

The 'Renewal' project brings the people of Famagusta together through entrepreneurship, art and food (pictured); a host of varied Christmas events are coming up at the CVAR, and 2015 is the 150th anniversary of Sibelius' birth.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 9:57am EST

Cyprus News Digest 4th December 2015

We take an in-depth look at media freedom, especially in the European Union's Eastern Partnership countries and Russia; ask how the Paris terrorist attacks may impact our access to information; speak to historian and author Orlando Figes (pictured) about how history affects our views of modern Russia, and hear about kids' workshops bringing together children from both sides of the Green Line. 

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 9:09am EST

Cyprus News Digest 27th November 2015

25,000 people die every year in Europe due to antimicrobial resistance: to mark European Antibiotic Awareness Day, we talk to the EU Health Commissioner and other experts about this ticking time-bomb; in the wake of the Paris attacks, Europe's Foreign Policy chief outlines a new approach to the bloc's neighbourhood policy; Amnesty International issues a new report on the failings and dangers of Europe’s response to the global refugee crisis (pictured).

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 9:41am EST

Cyprus News Digest 13th November 2015

Is the EU's 'action plan' to tackle the refugee crisis enough? We talk at length to the head of the EU Commission Representation in Cyprus, George Markopouliotis (pictured); the International Organisation for Migration says migrants can make a positive contribution to host countries; the etchings of Edgar Chahine on show in Nicosia; it may be November, but A Christmas Carol will get you into the festive spirit.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:36pm EST

Cyprus News Digest 6th November 2015

The Managing Director of the European Stability Mechanism, Klaus Regling (pictured) says reform must continue; Cyprus' Finance Minister is upbeat about the future; teddy bears are teaching children to be charitable; the link between music and war; a Supreme Court judge on the advantages of mediation.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 1:45pm EST

Cyprus News Digest 30th October 2015

The UN Secretary General's Special Advisor on Cyprus addresses a bi-communal gathering on United Nations Day; the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy (pictured) talks about escalating violence in Israel and Palestine; it's 15 years since the UN adopted Resolution 1325; mediation could cut the backlog of cases at Cyprus' courts.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:47pm EST

Cyprus News Digest 23rd October 2015

The impact of ISIS on Middle East politics; stop the squeeze-out: a campaign to make orange juice "fair"; access to healthcare in the UK for expatriates; Cyprus' European Citizens of the Year (pictured), and exploring sovereignty in areas of conflict.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 1:50pm EST

Cyprus News Digest 16th October 2015

Our right to privacy is being redefined by 'the war on terror' says Professor Victoria Bernal (pictured); Italian Culture Month gets under way; using creative innovation and culture to explore new commercial opportunities in Cyprus.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 11:22am EST

Cyprus News Digest 9th October 2015

The International Short Film Festival promises exciting viewing; the policing of human trafficking; paralympic gold medal cyclist Simon Richardson (pictured) visits Cyprus to encourage cycling safety

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 4:59pm EST