Cyprus Essays

  • The Cyprus Problem

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    The Eastern Mediterranean island of Cyprus is the homeland of two distinct peoples: the Turkish Cypriots and Greek Cypriots. Their relationship is not one of a majority and minority, but one of equal partnership. The Turkish Cypriots speak Turkish, are Muslims and share the culture of their motherland, Turkey. The Greek Cypriots, on the other hand, speak Greek, are Orthodox Christians and profess the culture of their motherland Greece. After more than 300 years of Turkish rule, the island came under

  • Cyprus - History Of The Conflict

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    Cyprus - History Of The Conflict Cyprus, an island in the Eastern Mediterranean, at the cross-roads of three continents - Europe, Asia and Africa - has one of the oldest histories of the world, dating back 9000 years. Its strategic position, its wealth in forests and mineral deposits, as well as its skilled craftsmen, made it the prized possession of the powers of the day. Cultural influences came from all directions - all major regional civilisations left their mark on the island, contributing

  • The European Union and a Divided Cyprus

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    The Implications for the European Union of Cyprus being divided between Turkey and Greece The island of Cyprus is the third largest in the Mediterranean with the 2002 population around 705,5000. Its main economic activities include banking, craft exports, merchant shipping, and tourism, which accounts for twenty percent of business ( For almost thirty years it has been split between Turkish-Cypriots and Greek-Cypriots. The ongoing feud between the two groups and the split of the

  • Cyprus Economic Development

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    Cyprus has a record of successful economic performance reflected in rapid growth, full employment conditions, and external and internal stability, almost throughout the post-Independence period (from 1960). In terms of per capita income - currently estimated at US $12,687 (2003) - Cyprus is classified among the high-income European countries. The economy of Cyprus is 73.1 percent free, according to our 2007 assessment, which makes it the world's 20th freest economy. Its overall score is 0.2 percentage

  • Cyprus Mines Corporation

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    POLLUTION OF CYPRUS MINE CORPORATION Introduction In today’s world, the main environmental problem is probably the “pollution”. Air, water and land pollutions are all threats for people, and actually for all living species. World has been suffering from global warming, ozone depletion, climate change, pollution of drinking water and etc. These all are caused by pollutants which are spread into air or water or soil by anthropogenic activities. People use the natural sources of environment to produce

  • The Reunification of Cyprus: Plausible but not Probable

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    part of a strong ethnically diverse country. Another example of this conflict is the island of Cyprus. While it would be convenient to refer to it as the country of Cyprus, only half of the island is considered such by the rest of the world. Since 1974, Cyprus has been divided, Turkish Cypriots in the north and Greek Cypriots in the South. On March 18, 2011 the leaders of Turkish Cyprus and Greek Cyprus met to talk about unification. 4 Despite the efforts, it can be argued that while reunification

  • The United Nations Mediation in Cyprus

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    The United Nations Mediation in Cyprus: 1975-1990 The UN mediation in Cyprus during this period is characterised by the complete absence of a clear idea of what the post-1974 political settlement should be. In other words, the UN did not manage to address questions like: should the Zurich-London Agreements be upheld? Did those agreements provide a viable solution to the Cyprus problem at the first place? If not, how could a new political settlement be justified and presented to the affected parties

  • The Tourism Industry In Cyprus, Cyprus And Cyprus

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    Cyprus is divided into two parts; one under the control of Greek and the other part is under the control of Turkish Cypriot these have different types of tourism rules and regulation. The tourism sector plays an important role in the economy of any country. The tourism sector is a vast sector and it is not limited to any specific thing. it has many benefits which include boosting the country economy and also creating a good lifestyle for the people. Certifies with specific websites advisors based

  • The Cyprus Crisis: The Causes Of The Cyprus Island

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    Cyprus Island has hit the world headlines several times because of the violent troubles that broke out there for the past several decades. The conflicts in the island have cost thousands of lives that have been lost excuse of Turkey's invasions and power games. The consequences can be felt even today, and Greek and Turkish Cypriots refuse to let go of the traumatic memories. The essay focuses on the history of the Cyprus Island, why it remains divided and why the conflicts refuse to dissolve. Background

  • A Great Helper in a Great Educator's Educational Reforms, the Late Suzan Ari

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    Suzan Ari we are grieving" (Salih Coşar - Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Democrat Party [Minister for Finance and Economy and formerly Minister of Education and Culture -kktc] ~Halkın Sesi 26 November 2002) The Prime Minister of North Cyprus attended the funeral of this rare woman among women.. from Canada university teaching & education staff, and others in the USA & the UK who as 'auntie' referred to this extraordinary woman poured in messages, including from persons knighted by Britain

  • New Perspectives

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    is too fast and we duck into an alley, out of sight. We sit in stunned silence for about thirty seconds, and then burst out laughing. My Aunt Rikki, her fiancé Aaron, and I had spent that spring day of 2001 on the Turkish side of the island of Cyprus. We had been attempting to take pictures of the ghost inner city of Famagusta. Famagusta had been off limits by the Turkish government since the 1974 invasion. What resulted was the exhilarating chase I just described. The drama of the story is exaggerated

  • Jealousy in Shakespeare's Othello

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    theme of Othello is jealousy. Othello, a Moor who is an honored Venetian general, secretly marries Desdemona. On the night of their marriage in Venice Othello is ordered to Cyprus. Desdemona sails after him for Cyprus and they meet there again. Desdemona’s father is very angry about their marriage, though. As they arrive at Cyprus the whole story begins. Iago, Othello’s ancient, is very disappointed at not being promoted. He hates his rival Cassio, Othello’s lieutenant, and Othello. Iago decides to

  • Hala Sultan Tekke Essay

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    battle for Cyprus raged on. The donkey, which, up until a moment ago, had been her seat of honor, snuffed at her rumpled hair and then lunged away from her body as the jarring sounds of approaching soldiers drew near. Umm Haram was dead. Umm Haram’s story began in 649 A.D., during the Arab raids for the Mediterranean Sea region in an effort to expand the Muslim empire. Arab Governor of Syria, Moawiya, launched a naval expedition against the Christian Byzantine people living in Cyprus. Under orders

  • Georgios Grivas Impact On Society

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    most influential character in the political Cyprus events of the last century. His undying passion for Cypriot Enosis and leadership through the conception of EOKA, was crucial to the Greek Cypriot movements towards independence and unity. A natural leader and man of action, Grivas founded several organizations, such as Organization X, EOKA, and EOKA B, and orchestrated countless resistance movements and attacks to fulfill his vision of a Greek Cyprus. Grivas had military ambitions from a young

  • The Turkish Pogrom of 1955 and the Elimination of the Greek Minority of Istanbul

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    With an official statement, issued on 7 September 1955, the Menderes government expressed its deepest sorrow for the losses suffered by Greek minority in Istanbul. The Turkish Prime Minister blamed the riots on communists, underlining its commitment to the exemplary punishment of the perpetrators (Xristidis 2000). The interpretation of the pogrom as a conspiracy of international communism was repeated during the extraordinary meeting of the Grand National Assembly, which took place on September 12

  • Language and Literary Techniques in Othello

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    characters, and themes. Othello is a complex tragedy about good versus evil, loyalty, love, sexual jealousy, appearance versus reality, and intrigue, told in a first person point of view. The play takes place during the Renaissance in Venice, Italy and in Cyprus over three days. It is written in blank verse, usually unrhymed iambic pentameter. The protagonist, Othello, is a Moor well respected by senators for his valiant service in war and married to Desdemona, a Venetian woman. The play is entitled Othello

  • Cross Cultural Communication and Negotiations

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    National Culture of Cyprus Intorduction In this section, we will examine the National Culture of Cyprus and review a number of specific, key areas. Language and its use will be analysed as well as the role religion rlays in a Cypriots life. Family values are another extremeally important factor in a Cypriots life. Educational structure and participation will be presented as will the business culture of Cyprus. Geert Hofstede Model As Cyprus is closely related to greece, I have chosen Greece from

  • Barnabas

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    Barnabas was a native of the island of Cyprus. His birthplace makes him a Jew of the Diaspora, the dispersion of Jews outside Palestine or modern Israel. He was originally named Joseph but the apostles called him Barnabas, he probably acquired this name because of his ability as a preacher. The name Barnabas was understood by Luke to mean "Son of Encouragement" (Acts 4:36). Barnabas was an apostle of the secondary group, companion of Paul on his mission to Cyprus and the Pisidian mainland. Barnabas

  • Infill Buildings in Historic Charter of Nicosia

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    This thesis is stresses on the researching the infill buildings in historic charter of Nicosia, Cyprus. During the centuries, Cyprus ruled by many other governances. Incipiently with the Roman Empire, the Byzantines, the French Lusignan dynasty and the Venetians ruled the island till the Ottoman Empire conquest. Cyprus history nestle characteristics of all these civilizations as like a cultural mosaic. In the urban context, one of the most important elements of these cultures which survived until

  • human trafficking

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    especially Cyprus since the exploitation of women has been rapidly increasing recently. Where all the 800bars and 70 cabarets take advantage of uneducated, poor, unlucky and socially corrupted women at the cost of reasons such as profit and pleasure, which may seem as lame reasons when compared to the life and future of a young woman. The article also states that some of these women, coming from countries such as Romania, Russia. Bulgaria, the Ukraine, Moldavia, and Belarus enter Cyprus unaware of