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Cyprus News Agency: News in English (AM), 01-01-27

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <>


  • [01] Cyprus President - Local Administration - Seminar
  • [02] Cyprus - ERP - Conference
  • [03] Amnesty International Cyprus - Torture - Campaign
  • [04] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

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    [01] Cyprus President - Local Administration - Seminar

    Nicosia, Jan 27 (CNA) - The Interior Ministry and the Union of Cyprus Communities today organised a Seminar on "Local Administration in Cyprus, today's possibilities and future prospects", which is considered to be very important for Cyprus' European Union (EU) accession course and the future role and authorities of Local Administration.

    In his opening remarks, President of the Republic Glafcos Clerides said that the government has proven with deeds that it aspires to create "an even more upgraded and strong Local Administration", which will be able to "meet its high mission, especially in the framework of the EU, towards which we are moving", and promised that government assistance to Local Administration would continue. CNA/RG/2001


    [02] Cyprus - ERP - Conference

    Nicosia, Jan 27 (CNA) - "Cyprus should demand from the UN Secretary-General a commitment to talks based on a federal settlement" for the Cyprus question, Antonis Paschalides, President of the Eurodemocratic Reformist Party (ERP) said today, adding that Cyprus' accession to the European Union (EU) constitutes the only way to exert pressure in order to bring about a just solution to the Cyprus issue.

    Speaking at ERP's second congress held today in Nicosia, Paschalides said his party aims at entering the House of Representatives autonomously during the forthcoming parliamentary elections and pointed out that "the Eurodemocratic Reformist Party has a clear European orientation". CNA/RM/RG/2001


    [03] Amnesty International Cyprus - Torture - Campaign

    Nicosia, Jan 27 (CNA) - Amnesty International Cyprus, taking part in the world campaign "Take a step to stamp out torture", set up a stall today in the centre of Nicosia, handing out leaflets and collecting signatures about individual cases of torture and ill- treatment of prisoners in Austria, Sierra Leone and China.

    President of Amnesty International Cyprus, Doros Kakoullis, told CNA today that Amnesty International (AI) determined that all over the world, in Europe, the USA, Asia, Australia and Africa, "citizens are being discriminated against and are suffering from degrading treatment and torture".



    [04] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Jan 27 (CNA) - Today's weather and temperatures for Cyprus, according to the Meteorological Service at Larnaca International Airport are:
    Temperatures (degrees Celcius)
    Station               Maximum     Minimum       Weather
                                            (At 1200 UTC)
    Nicosia                  15          0         FINE
    Larnaca                  16          4         FINE
    Limassol                 18          7         FINE
    Paphos                   16          4         FINE
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