The Cyprus News Digest in collaboration with the Cyprus Mail
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 EST

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 EST

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 EST

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