Category Archives: Cyprus

Oct 30 2017

Sexualities & Ageing: The Case of Cyprus

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By Constantinos N. Phellas The World Health Organization once asked (2002): “As people are living longer, how can the quality of life in old age be improved? How do we help people remain active and independent as they age? How … Continue reading

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Jan 31 2017

Greek-Turkish relations and the perceptions of their elites

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By Dimitris Triantaphyllou An interesting study that I recently conducted (completed in mid-December 2016) with funding from my university has revealed much about how Turkish elites view Turkish Foreign Policy and Greek-Turkish Relations. This study was conducted in the form … Continue reading

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May 5 2015

The victory of Mustafa Akıncı in northern Cyprus gives hope to Turkish Cypriots of a better future

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Northern Cyprus held the second round of its presidential election on 26 April, with Mustafa Akıncı defeating the incumbent President, Derviş Eroğlu. Rebecca Bryant writes on what the result of the election might mean for the people of northern Cyprus … Continue reading

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May 27 2014

Few Surprises from Cyprus in the European Parliament Elections

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By James Ker-Lindsay Sunday’s European Parliament elections in Cyprus, the third set of elections since the island joined the EU in 2004, yielded few surprises. As expected, the governing right-wing DISY, which is aligned with the European People’s Party (EPP) … Continue reading

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May 23 2014

European Parliament elections: the national campaigns in South East Europe

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European Parliament elections are being held on 22-25 May 2014, with voting already under way in some countries across Europe. Our staff (teaming up with EUROPP Blog and South East Europe @ LSE) gives a final look at the national … Continue reading

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Mar 19 2013

Dealing with the financial crisis in light of developments in Cyprus: Europeanisation or Germanisation?

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By Adonis Pegasiou The latest proposal of the Eurogroup, regarding the bail out of Cyprus has caused unprecedented unrest that has not been limited at the national or even the European level. The essence of the proposal is for Cyprus … Continue reading

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Mar 19 2013

Counting the options in Cyprus: the good, the bad and the ugly

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First, let’s clarify that a bailout for Cyprus was necessary. Without this, the major banks in Cyprus would collapse in a matter of days, if not hours. People would lose their savings, financing of small and large businesses would come … Continue reading

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Sep 21 2012

Blame game persists as Cyprus’s quest for a bailout has turned into a saga

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by Adonis Pegasiou   Cyprus has been locked out of international markets for more than a year now and it is only thanks to a Russian loan that it managed to postpone a bailout request from the EU last summer. … Continue reading

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Jun 7 2012

Cyprus: Almost front page news

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by Bernard H. Casey   It’s good to see that Cyprus is making news at last. Monday’s and Tuesday’s Financial Times carried substantial articles on the inside. In Wednesday’s (5-6-12), it even made the back page. For a long time, … Continue reading

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