The Cyprus News Digest in collaboration with the Cyprus Mail (news and politics)
Cyprus News Digest September 11th 2014

'To Hell with Culture' - as the film premieres in Cyprus we talk to the son of famed art critic and anarchist Herbert Read; is Cyprus' coastline up for sale? and Recep Tayip Erdogan (pictured) makes some ambiguous statements on a visit to northern Cyprus. We discuss what effect his election to the Turkish Presidency might have on Cyprus' reunification negotiations.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 1:51am EST

Cyprus News Digest September 4th 2014

Cyprus goes 'back to school': we hear about an essay competition, and a plan to introduce school 'swap shops', and we discuss the implications of Recep Tayip Erdogan's election as President of Turkey with James Ker Lindsay (pictured), Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics,

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:42am EST

Cyprus News Digest August 28th 2014

Cyprus' Foreign Minister (pictured) says the British Bases can be used for attacks on ISIS; the Russell Tribunal on Palestine convenes an extraordinary session in Brussels; Limassol's wine festival kicks off.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:15am EST

Cyprus News Digest August 14th 2014

Energy security in the Eastern Mediterranean - as Israel decides to send gas to Egypt, what next for Cyprus gas, and can Gaza utilise its reserves? We talk to Fiona Mullen (pictured) from Sapienta Economics. From Fukushima to Cyprus: raising awareness about the fallout from the Fukushima nuclear disaster; the British Council holds the Education UK clearing exhibition.

 

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:20am EST

Cyprus News Digest August 7th 2014

Volunteering is to be introduced into Cypriot schools; we talk to Israeli activist Miko Peled about the situation in Gaza; Dave de Rose hold a drumming workshop in Cyprus. 

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 3:13am EST

Cyprus News Digest July 31st 2014

A new film, The Faces of Phlamoudhi, chronicles the lives of villagers driven from their village in the 1974 Turkish invasion; the view from Jerusalem: the temporary Dean of St Paul's Cathedral talks about conflict resolution in Palestine; Cyprus Health Minister Philippos Patsalis (pictured) explains the workings of the new National Health scheme.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:15am EST

Cyprus News Digest July 24th 2014

The Israeli Foreign Ministry says Hamas is to blame for the death of children in Gaza; Jewish Voice for Peace is rallying global support to end the occupation of Gaza; Cyprus' former Finance Minister discusses the Cyprus Central Bank's decision to place the Federal Bank of the Middle East under resolution.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:33am EST

Cyprus News Digest July 17th 2014

Cyprus' Minister of Labour discusses the new Guaranteed Minimum Income law; Archaeologist Joan Breton Connelly challenges accepted wisdom on the Parthenon; citizens demand an end to illegal works on Cyprus' coastline.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:14am EST

Cyprus News Digest July 10th 2014

Learn Greek in one weekend with Language Transfer; Italy assumes the EU Presidency; villages in Cyprus face water shortages this summer. 

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:20am EST

Cyprus News Digest July 3rd 2014

The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) has published  its conclusions on the Republic of Cyprus; the International Festival of Ancient Greek Drama kicks off in Paphos; Cyprus' Ladybug project reaches the finals of the Imagine Cup; The British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) revealed in a hilarious and frank expose by Peter McDonagh.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:07am EST