December 14th, 20142265By Karl Mueller
I AM a fan of France. Whenever it lost a war or its optimistic national spirit, when it got stagnant, brooding and navel-gazing, and revolution was not in the air, the idea of "grands projets" came up.
These were big, cutting-edge restoration, technological, architectural, military or other national efforts, meant...
October 2nd, 20131961By Zoe Christodoulides
BORDERED BY barbed wire and out of bounds to all but a handful of Turkish military since the invasion nearly 40 years ago, rapidly crumbling Varosha makes for a haunting image.
Amid recent talk of the possible return of abandoned and derelict area as part of the ongoing negotiations on the Cyprus problem that...
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