The Cyprus News Digest in collaboration with the Cyprus Mail (news and politics)
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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

Cyprus News Digest October 9th 2014

A transparency/whistle-blowing hotline is launched in Cyprus; we meet the daughter of the only Governor of Cyprus (Sir William Denis Battershill, pictured) who is buried on the island; the Cyprus Association of Cancer Patients and Friends raises funds for its home care scheme; the International Short Film Festival kicks off with 3D mapping.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:55am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 2nd October 2014

The death toll in the Mediterranean rises, while Europe looks the other way: we discuss Amnesty International's latest report with John Dalhuisen (pictured), Amnesty International's Programme Director for Europe and Central Asia. 'Writing Nicosia'; should we want our children to be happy? And theatre on a rooftop;

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:31am EDT

Cyprus News Digest 25th September 2014

The Centre for Visual Arts and Research opens in Nicosia; Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, former president of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (pictured) says Caesarean section rates can have a serious impact on child health; artist Stass Paraskos is honoured in Leeds; Cyprus and the First World War

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 5:21am EDT

Cyprus News Digest September 18th 2014

How important is oil for ISIS, and the Kurds, in Iraq - and who is buying it? Rafiq Latta (pictured) writes for the Energy Intelligence Group; Refugee integration - or the lack of it - in Cyprus; the Cyprus Rally will cross into the Turkish Cypriot areas for the first time; downloadable booklets to help carers of people suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia.

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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:30am EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT