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Cypriots approve of a shorter military service

Cypriots approve of a shorter military service

A new survey shows the majority of Cypriots are in favour of mandatory military service for young men, but for a shorter period. The survey was conducted by the University of Nicosia (UNIC) on behalf of a social movement called “Politia” and results will be presented on Wednesday at the university. Preliminary results show that

Our DNA looks East, not West

… A study found that Greek markers accounted for around 23 per cent of Cypriot DNA. Apart from ‘Greek DNA’ markers, Cypriots showed signs of Iranian, Italian – a significant 20 per cent – Sicilian, Armenian, Syrian, Georgian, Saudi and Palestinian markers. … The genetic information, presented this week at a colloquium hosted by the Cyprus

Right-wing supporters in T/c & G/c communities,as well as G/c women & youth less inclined to a compromise in Cyprus

Right-wing supporters in the Turkish Cypriot and the Greek Cypriot communities, as well as Greek Cypriot women and young people are particularly resistant to a political compromise in Cyprus, according to the findings of the Social Cohesion and Reconciliation (SCORE) index, a study presented on Thursday at the Home for Cooperation, in Nicosia. The 2014