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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 02-08-06

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From: The Cyprus News Agency at <http://www.cyna.org.cy>


CONTENTS

  • [01] EU calls on Turkey to contribute to Cyprus question
  • [02] US pleased with Cyprus' anti-terrorist struggle
  • [03] CNA and XINHUA to further upgrade cooperation
  • [04] Refugees call on the UN to work for just solution
  • [05] Vassiliou says Cyprus to join EU even if problem unsolved
  • [06] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [07] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [08] Cyprus to take measures regarding Abdallah Daoud
  • [09] President to reply to Brok's invitation after September 6th

  • [01] EU calls on Turkey to contribute to Cyprus question

    0930:CYPPRESS:01

    EU calls on Turkey to contribute to Cyprus solution

    Nicosia, Aug 6 (CNA) -- The European Union expects Turkey to contribute in a positive manner towards a negotiated settlement in Cyprus and support the UN efforts in this direction, Jean Christophe Filori, press spokesman of the EU Commissioner for enlargement, has said.

    He also said that constitutional reforms within Turkey itself and the question of Cyprus are two separate issues.

    [02] US pleased with Cyprus' anti-terrorist struggle

    1135:CYPPRESS:02

    US pleased with Cyprus' anti-terrorist struggle

    Paphos, Aug 6 (CNA) -- US Congressmen have said Cyprus is doing a good job in the global effort to fight international terrorism.

    [03] CNA and XINHUA to further upgrade cooperation

    1230:CYPPRESS:03

    CNA and XINHUA to further upgrade cooperation

    Nicosia, Aug 6 (CNA) -- The Cyprus News Agency and the XINHUA News Agency have decided to take their existing cooperation a step further.

    The decision was taken today in Beijing at a meeting between delegations from the two agencies. A cooperation protocol will be signed to this effect in Cyprus at a later stage.

    A CNA delegation, comprising the Chairman of the Board Charilaos Papadopoulos, Vice-Chairman Petros Zachariadis and Director Themis Themistocleous, is on an official visit to China, at the invitation of XINHUA President and General Director Tian Congming.

    Today, the delegation, accompanied by Cyprus' new Ambassador to China Petros Kestoros, met Tian, who agreed to specific suggestions CNA has made with a view at further upgrading cooperation between the two agencies, that dates back to 1997.

    [04] Refugees call on the UN to work for just solution

    1325:CYPPRESS:04

    Refugees call on UN to work for just solution

    Nicosia, Aug 6 (CNA) -- Greek Cypriot refugees from the Turkish-occupied villages of Lapithos and Karavas, in Kyrenia district, have urged the UN to insist on a just and viable solution in Cyprus, based on the resolutions it has adopted and not on the current division and Turkish occupation of the island.

    [05] Vassiliou says Cyprus to join EU even if problem unsolved

    1350:CYPPRESS:05

    Vassiliou says Cyprus to join EU even if problem unsolved

    Nicosia, Aug 6 (CNA) -- Cyprus' Chief Negotiator for Accession to the European Union and President of the United Democrats, George Vassiliou, said today that if despite all efforts the Cyprus problem were not solved by December, the island would still accede to the EU.

    [06] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1400:CYPPRESS:06
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Aug 6 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 82,96 ( 0,51) Traded Value CYP 248.701 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 159.892 345,21 ( 0,57) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 96.570 95,77 ( 1,02) Approved Investment Companies CYP 6.566 80,15 (-0,94) Insurance Companies CYP 105 22,89 ( 5,39) Manufacturing Companies CYP 10.517 59,09 ( 0,32) Tourism Companies CYP 320 93,72 ( 2,54) Trading Companies CYP 7.450 18,25 (-0,55) Building and Cement Companies CYP 3.018 50,47 (-0,81) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 2.816 3,05 ( 1,67) Financial Services Companies CYP 8.126 11,80 ( 2,08) Fish Culture Companies CYP 0 15,75 ( 7,95) Hotels CYP 62.688 46,25 (-0,02) Other Companies CYP 31.386 76,22 (-1,00) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [07] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    1545:CYPPRESS:07
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Aug 6 (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 39 23 FAIR Larnaca 34 24 FINE Limassol 35 23 FINE Paphos 32 22 FINE

    [08] Cyprus to take measures regarding Abdallah Daoud

    1735:CYPPRESS:08

    Cyprus to take measures regarding Abdallah Daoud

    Nicosia, Aug 6 (CNA) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides and Minister of Justice and Public Order Nicos Koshis have decided to take measures regarding Abdallah Daoud, the Palestinian who still remains on the island after he was brought to Cyprus three months ago along with 12 others who had been released from Bethlehem's Nativity Church.

    Koshis told reporters that Daoud is causing problems to the Cypriot authorities as he is not cooperating with them and not respecting the terms of hospitality.

    "One of the measures is to warn the Palestinian that he is a guest of the Republic of Cyprus and he has to cooperate with the authorities", Koshis said.

    [09] President to reply to Brok's invitation after September 6th

    1930:CYPPRESS:09

    President to reply to Brok's invitation after September 6th

    Nicosia, Aug 6 (CNA) -- Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides intends to give his final answer to the invitation extended to him by the Chairman of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs, Elmar Brok, for a discussion of the Cyprus problem, after September 6th.


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