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News Cyprus » Culture: ‘Icon Hunter’ Tasoula Hadjitofi’s Four-Decade Fight against Art Smuggling

News channel or source: https://armenianweekly.com/2018/02/19/icon-hunter-tasoula-hadjitofis-four-decade-fight-art-smuggling/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

a “rape of its culture,” stated Tasoula Hadjitofi, to an overflow crowd at the Zohrab Information Center of the Armenian Diocese, in New York. The Greek Cypriot refugee, who was born in Famagusta, Cyprus, now under more than four decades of military ...

News Cyprus » Culture: Author Traces Theft of Christian Art in Cyprus in Wake of Turkish Invasion

News channel or source: https://mirrorspectator.com/2018/02/22/author-traces-theft-christian-art-cyprus-wake-turkish-invasion/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

a “rape of its culture,” stated Tasoula Hadjitofi, on Friday, February 2, to an overflow crowd at the Zohrab Information Center of the Armenian Diocese. Hadjitofi was born in Famagusta, Cyprus, now occupied by Turkish forces for more than four decades ...

News Cyprus » Culture: I represented the U.S. at a poetry conference. Would Trump pit me against other poets?

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/the-politics-of-poetry-in-the-era-of-trump/2018/02/14/8415d0e2-01f4-11e8-9d31-d72cf78dbeee_story.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

“I’ve seen communities absolutely destroyed by genocide where poetry and culture was the only thing that allowed the community to survive,” he says. As a Brit, Mackay lives in Cyprus as a de facto inheritor of those who once seized the right to rule.

News Cyprus » Culture: Cypriot Maronites: Ancient community facing extinction

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/02/cypriot-maronites-ancient-community-facing-extinction-180212173312467.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Their ancestral villages, which had for centuries shielded their culture and customs, were instantly seized by the Turkish army. Overnight, about 80 percent of Cyprus' Maronites were uprooted, seeking shelter in the Greek-speaking south. But in Kormakitis ...

News Cyprus » Culture: Cyprus' Limassol holds carnival parade after heavy downpour

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/19/c_136984124.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

NICOSIA, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Cyprus' southern coastal city of Limassol held its annual ... Nicolaides said, "Limassol is a multi-culture city, people of different descents live here. We are very glad to have our Chinese friends participating in the parade ...

News Cyprus » Culture: America's gun culture in 10 charts

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41488081
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Cyprus, Austria and Yemen also have military service. How do US gun deaths break down? There have been more than 90 mass shootings in the US since 1982, according to investigative magazine Mother Jones. Up until 2012, a mass shooting was defined as when an ...

News Cyprus » Culture: The human form up close and immersed in landscape

News channel or source: http://cyprus-mail.com/2018/02/23/human-form-close-immersed-landscape/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The Limassol exhibition, Portraits: Aura of Life and Death, will present the work of 37 artists from the State Gallery collections, the Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation ... are perceived within Cypriot culture. By placing local modern and contemporary ...

News Cyprus » Culture: The Cyprus-Crisis Culture Clash

News channel or source: http://nationalinterest.org/commentary/the-cyprus-crisis-culture-clash-8321
Publication date: onday 08 April 2013

On the surface, the Cyprus crisis was about money, but actually it was the result of conflicting political cultures: European, Greek Cypriot and Russian. The fissures exposed during the March 2013 crisis will leave a legacy of mistrust and enmity far ...

News Cyprus » Culture: 7 essential things to see and do in Cypriot town of Paphos

News channel or source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/lifestyle/7-essential-things-to-see-and-do-in-cypriot-town-of-paphos-829375.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

But the ancient capital of Cyprus is also chock-full of ancient history and a thriving cultural scene that ramped up to a frenzy since the city was named Capital of Culture in 2017, along with Aarhus in Denmark. Rich in Hellenistic, Byzantine and Roman ...