The incompetent and corrupt state

​ THAT THE State is an incompetent and corrupt entrepreneur is self-evident. Despite all the theories to the contrary that have been developed and tested over the years, history is full of state-owned enterprises going down in bankruptcy, after wasting substantial national resources or after forcing taxpayers to foot the bill. There is little doubt […]

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Potential new treatment for thalassemia

​ A group of scientists of the Molecular Genetics Thalassaemia Department of the Institute of Neurology and Genetics (CING) is developing a new method for the treatment of Mediterranean anaemia (beta thalassemia) using molecular genetic tools, according to a statement released on Friday. According to the statement, the institute’s gene therapy and gene modification research […]

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Yiorkadjis calls for end to noise pollution in the capital

​ Nicosia Mayor Constantinos Yiorkadjis is calling for the immediate reinforcement of bodies tasked with tackling noise pollution coming from bars and other establishments until the problem is regulated. In an open letter, Yiorkadjis said that the problem of noise pollution from recreation centres, and other forms of behaviour negatively affects everyone and the inability […]

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British soldiers ‘horrifically tortured children’ during Cyprus Emergency

British soldiers allegedly tortured Greek Cypriots by stubbing cigarettes out on their rectums, simulating executions and using a metal contraption that caused eyes to bleed, High Court papers have revealed. The British Government is fighting a claim in the High Court from 34 elderly Greek Cypriots, who allege they were tortured by British soldiers and […]

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