05 May 2015
Many commentators argue that the Greek left government headed by Syriza is heading towards the moment of truth in its confrontation with the European Union.
05 April 2013
More than 5,000 bank workers in southern Cyprus were set to strike on Thursday of this week, and lead a mass protest outside parliament while it decides the future of their pensions.
28 March 2013
The crisis in Cyprus is dominating headlines worldwide and in Greece. The mainstream media claims that what is at stake is reform of an island economy that relies on “money laundering for the Russian oligarchs”.
28 March 2013
The bank deal imposed to keep Southern Cyprus in the eurozone will bring job losses, privatisation and financial ruin to ordinary people.
21 March 2013
People in southern Cyprus woke last Saturday to news that money would be lifted from their bank accounts to pay for a bailout of the country’s two biggest banks.
06 March 2012
Songwriter Alkinoos Ioannidis mixes traditional Cypriot and Greek music with classical and rock elements.
01 March 2008
A defeat for Greek Cypriot nationalism and neoliberalism
Dimitris Christofias won the presidential runoff in Southern Cyprus on Sunday 24 February. He took 53 percent of the vote in an unprecedented victory for the island’s Communist AKEL party, beating the conservative Yiannis Kasoulides, who polled 46 percent.