Partition policy deepened by Covid 19
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@esraaygin looks at how the covert policy of permanent partition of Cyprus is becoming real, thanks to “pandemic measures”.

Anastasiades got his way in Crans-Montana

Explosive from the well-placed @makdrou; he says the most recent Cyprus talks were a genuine opportunity, which GC leadership successfully blocked.

Gas is not the solution - Cyprus Mail
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A sober warning to Greek Cypriots from a friend.

Tales from the Coffeeshop: A PR disaster of nuclear proportions
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My favourite Cypriot commentator on the Ayia Napa rape case.

For Her…, by @EsraAygin
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A story about refugees.

Brexit: A View from the Med

@CitizenPatra urges Britain to learn from its mistakes and find its voice and “power offer”. Little sign of that happening at present.

Murdered man's body found after tree 'unusual for the area' grew from seed in his stomach
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A grim but weird story from Cyprus. Originally written up at

Why the status quo is far more dangerous than a settlement
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The wise Fiona Mullen on economic incentives for a Cyprus deal.

George Vassiliou: the years of lost opportunities
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The former Greek Cypriot leader reflects.

Vassiliou: there is no new strategy for talks
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Same Cyprus commentary from former President.

For whom does the bell toll?
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Good (Greek Cypriot) analysis.

King of the Cyprob swindle
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Devastating Greek Cypriot critique of President Anastasiades.

Anastasiades blew 'such a good deal’
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🙁 From Greek Cypriot source.

No agreement, no Unficyp and the Turkish troops stay
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The likely next steps for Cyprus.

Backing up red lines with more red lines
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My favourite Cyprus columnist reckons the process is over.

Turkish Cypriots optimistic over Enosis hurdle
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Things looking up again?

Tales from the Coffeeshop: High diplomacy at our ministry of foreign delusions
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Particularly vicious Cyprus analysis this week.

Anastasiades is starting to sound like the rejectionists
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Cyprus Mail's editorial is only a little milder than its columnist.

The bloodless battle for the moral high ground
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The Cyprus Mail's @Coffeeshop1991 on the latest developments.

Avoiding Reconciliation Roulette
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Reservations about truth commissions.

The draft of a possible Cyprus settlement?
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Getting to yes!

After the love has gone
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Esra fears that time is running out for a Cyprus settlement.

Tales from the Coffeeshop: Our hearts go out to those misled Brits
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Cyprus commentary. "Call me a reactionary, but I would feel much safer in a Europe under the control of a super-state run by unaccountable, unelected, loan sharks and bureaucrats when the alternative would be a Europe of ultra-nationalist, anti-immigration fascist states."

Crossing the border
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My Cypriot friend @esraaygin explores the Franco-German frontier.

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