Thu, 28 May 2015
We discuss EU development goals for the Middle East and North Africa, and talk to Professor Farid Mirbagheri (pictured) about the political dynamics of the region; an exhibition to mark International Biodiversity Day; the Cyprus Contemporary Dance Festival.
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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 10:00am EDT
Thu, 21 May 2015
After almost 2 years, a Turkish Cypriot couple (pictured) are still waiting for the case brought against them for flying a Republic of Cyprus flag outside their shop in Famagusta to be heard in court; the Pharos International Chamber Music Festival gets under way with world-renowned musicians performing in unique settings; historic cars take to the roads
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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 1:56pm EDT
Thu, 14 May 2015
We meet Cyprus' Eurovision hopeful John Karayiannis (pictured) and the composer of his song; European NGOs call on citizens to sign their 'Nature Alert'; the GSP stadium complex hopes to attract foreign athletes to train in Cyprus.
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Category:News and politics -- posted at: 9:54am EDT
Thu, 7 May 2015
A popular movement hopes to open a crossing between Dherynia and Famagusta; Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) was the topic of discussion at the University of Nicosia this week, sponsored by the Spanish embassy. It follwed a screening of the Bref documentary by Christina Pitouli (pictured)
Direct download: Cyprus_News_Digest_May_7th_2015.mp3
Category:News and politics -- posted at: 2:33pm EDT
Fri, 1 May 2015
The European Parliament is clamping down on the use of plastic bags - we talk to Rapporteur Margrete Auken (pictured); Cypriot MEP Takis Hadjigeorgiou talks about his work, and his desire for a Cyprus settlement.
Direct download: Cyprus_News_Digest_April_30th_2015.mp3
Category:News and politics -- posted at: 4:23am EDT