cyprus

World Of Spyware

Hacking Team Is Still Alive Thanks to a Mysterious Investor From Saudi Arabia

An investor from Saudi Arabia is apparently behind a company that bought a stake in the controversial spyware vendor.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.31.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Ethics watchdog calls Trump plan to avoid conflicts of interest "inadequate," former British agent behind Trump-Russia dossier now in hiding, US Senate takes first step toward ending Obamacare, and more.
VICE Staff
1.12.17
London

Meet the Electrician Who Sells the Best Olive Oil in England

Among the fuses and fluorescent lights, Embassy Electrical Supplies in London stocks the country's finest olive oil—according to <i>New York</i> magazine. Turkish Cypriot expat Mehmet Murat sources it from his family's farm in Cyprus.
Gareth May
10.24.16
Futures

Rising Sea Temperatures Are Luring Carnivorous Lionfish into the Mediterranean

The Lionfish, a species native to the Indo-Pacific ocean, has slowly been setting up camp in the Mediterranean.
Emiko Jozuka
6.28.16
WTF

That EgyptAir Flight Let a Fake Bomb on Board but Took This Man's Frozen Chicken

Sadly for the man, the bird was found by security officials in Cyprus after the hijacker was in custody and the plane was readying to return to Cairo.
Alex Swerdloff
4.1.16
Cheese

The UK Is Firing Shots at Cyprus’s Beloved Halloumi

Cyprus is applying to protect and monopolize on the production of halloumi cheese, but UK cheesemakers argue that their stuff is low-quality, industrial junk.
Hilary Pollack
11.9.15
Art

Found J.R.R. Tolkien Map Reveals Middle-Earth's Earthly Inspirations

An annotated map of Middle-Earth was found in an illustrator’s old copy of 'Lord of the Rings.'
Nathaniel Ainley
10.25.15
rugby

​The Ecstasy and the Agony: The Brief History of Cyprus Rugby

The arrival of international rugby on Cyprus was a happy by-product of an unhappy history. But despite embarking on a record-breaking winning streak, their dreams of qualifying for the World Cup were dashed by off-pitch bureaucracy.
Scott Oliver
9.18.15
Cheese

Cyprus Wants to Put a Stop to Cheap British Halloumi

Cyprus has applied to the EU to grant “protected designation of origin” status for halloumi, making it illegal to produce the cheese outside of the country.
Phoebe Hurst
8.17.15
Hell or Salt Water

Internet of Islands

Global internet infrastructure has created an imbalance of power, and it's due for a reckoning.
Nicole Starosielski
8.12.15
argentina

Why Bitcoin Won’t Save Greece

Experts say speculation the country’s economic crisis is fueling a surge for Bitcoin is overblown.
Kari Paul
6.29.15
cyprus

Halloumi Might Help Heal a Divided Cyprus

In spite of the ongoing conflicts between Turkish and Greek Cypriots, both groups want to protect their beloved thick, squeaky cheese known as halloumi.
Nick Barnets
5.26.15
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