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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 02-09-26

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Washington is actively involved in efforts to solve Cyprus problem
  • [02] New Justice and Public Order Minister named
  • [03] Turkey violates human rights in Cyprus, says PACE rapporteur
  • [04] Weather forecast for Cyprus
  • [05] Cypriot MP says ICC will be the main justice pillar
  • [06] Greece, Cyprus to work together to achieve EU accession
  • [07] Schwimmer warns Turkey over threats against Cyprus
  • [08] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [09] Cyprus, Greece to promote joint development programmes
  • [10] Cypriot minister addresses Commonwealth Meeting
  • [11] New CoE Rapporteur appointed
  • [12] New Justice Minister sworn in
  • [13] (Κ) Πρόεδρος Κληρίδης - Τ/Κ ηγέτης - Συνομιλίες
  • [14] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

  • [01] Washington is actively involved in efforts to solve Cyprus problem

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    Washington is actively involved in efforts to solve Cyprus problem

    by Demetris Apokis

    Washington, Sep 26 (CNA) -- The United States fully back UN Secretary-General's efforts to resolve the Cyprus problem.

    US State Department Spokesman Richard Boucher stated yesterday that his country has always played an active role in Cyprus with the parties.

    Replying to a question whether the United States were going to get involved in the meetings the UN Secretary-General is scheduled to have early October in New York with President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash, Boucher said:

    [02] New Justice and Public Order Minister named

    1230:CYPPRESS:02

    New Justice and Public Order Minister named

    Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) -- A retired diplomat, Alekos Siampos, has been named new Minister of Justice and Public Order of the Cyprus Republic.

    Siampos had served as Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, a post from where he retired.

    [03] Turkey violates human rights in Cyprus, says PACE rapporteur

    1320:CYPPRESS:03

    Turkey violates human rights in Cyprus, says PACE rapporteur

    Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) -- A Council of Europe rapporteur for Cyprus has concluded that Turkey continues to violate the human rights of Greek Cypriots and Maronites, living in the island's Turkish occupied areas.

    In his report to the Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), the Committee's rapporteur Dick Marty said he agreed with a judgment by the European Court of Human Rights which found Turkey guilty of violating the rights of Greek Cypriot displaced people, and especially of enclaved persons in occupied Cyprus.

    He said he was shocked by what he saw during a visit to the island and by the continuing division of the country.

    [04] Weather forecast for Cyprus

    1325:CYPPRESS:04

    Weather forecast for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) - The Meteorological Office at Larnaca International Airport has issued the following weather forecast for Cyprus:

    Friday and Saturday: 27/9/2002 to 28/9/2002 --------------------------- Fine with patchy cloud. Winds will be southwesterly to northwesterly light to moderate and the state of sea slight to moderate.

    Maximum temperature: 32C inland, around 30 C over south coastal areas and 28C over west coastal areas.

    Minimum temperature: 17C inland and over west coastal areas and around 20C over south coastal areas.

    Outlook for Sunday and Monday: 29/9/2002 to 30/9/2002

    No change

    [05] Cypriot MP says ICC will be the main justice pillar

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    Cypriot MP says ICC will be the main justice pillar

    Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) -- Cypriot deputy Christos Pourgourides has said the International Criminal Court has all the potentials to become the main pillar of an effective international system of justice.

    [06] Greece, Cyprus to work together to achieve EU accession

    1400:CYPPRESS:06

    Greece, Cyprus to work together to achieve EU accession

    Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) -- Greece has pledged to work until Cyprus succeeds in joining the European Union as a full member, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Andreas Loverdos said here today.

    Speaking after a meeting with Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides, Loverdos said neither celebrations nor exaggerating the risks ahead is appropriate whereas Kasoulides said the battle for EU accession will be won in stages.

    [07] Schwimmer warns Turkey over threats against Cyprus

    1420:CYPPRESS:07

    Schwimmer warns Turkey over threats against Cyprus

    By Nicos Markides

    Strasbourg, Sep 26 (CNA) -- Turkey's membership to the Council of Europe (CoE) will be questioned if it tries to solve its conflict with Cyprus or any other CoE member-state with the use of arms, CoE Secretary General, Walter Schwimmer, has told CNA.

    During a meeting with the press on the sidelines of the plenary session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Schwimmer was asked by CNA to comment on threats by Turkish officials that there will be no limit to Turkey's reaction if Cyprus enters the European Union before a solution to the Cyprus problem.

    [08] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1420:CYPPRESS:08
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 83,60 ( 0,41) Traded Value CYP 425.941 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 230.718 324,96 ( 0,30) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 117.408 90,08 ( 0,22) Approved Investment Companies CYP 7.678 78,58 (-0,63) Insurance Companies CYP 231 19,66 ( 0,10) Manufacturing Companies CYP 85.594 62,32 ( 0,69) Tourism Companies CYP 31.284 103,84 (-0,09) Trading Companies CYP 23.041 18,84 ( 1,07) Building and Cement Companies CYP 31.406 58,69 ( 0,22) Ιnformation Technology Companies CYP 3.112 3,67 ( 0,82) Financial Services Companies CYP 7.269 13,61 ( 0,44) Fish Culture Companies CYP 162 15,71 ( 3,83) Hotels CYP 22.820 46,59 ( 0,39) Other Companies CYP 73.944 80,21 ( 1,05) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [09] Cyprus, Greece to promote joint development programmes

    1425:CYPPRESS:09

    Cyprus, Greece to promote joint development programmes

    Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) -- Cyprus and Greece have joined forces to promote development programmes in the Middle East, the Balkans and the Black Sea region in a bid to help stability to these areas.

    Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides said more organising, more consistent work and increased awareness are needed for a concerted effort to demonstrate that, though small in size, Cyprus and Greece can help countries of the region to develop to the benefit of all concerned.

    [10] Cypriot minister addresses Commonwealth Meeting

    1450:CYPPRESS:10

    Cypriot minister addresses Commonwealth Meeting

    Nicosia, Sep 26 (CNA) -- Cyprus has introduced reforms with a view to generate greater confidence and certainty in the private sector and in the process stimulate a rebound in economic activity and sustained economic growth, Finance Minsiter Takis Klerides has said.

    [11] New CoE Rapporteur appointed

    1955:CYPPRESS:11

    New CoE Rapporteur appointed

    By Nicos Markides

    Strasbourg, Sept 26 (CNA) The Political Affairs Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) appointed today Matyas Eorsi, new Rapporteur for Cyprus.

    [12] New Justice Minister sworn in

    2010:CYPPRESS:12

    New Justice Minister sworn in

    Nicosia, Sept 26 (CNA) Newly appointed Justice and Public Order Minister, Alecos Shambos pledged here Thursday to perform his duties to the best of his ability, fully aware of the problems the ministry is facing at present.

    Shambos was sworn in Minister of Justice and Public Order during a ceremony at the Presidential Palace, replacing Nicos Koshis who resigned on Tuesday.

    President of the Republic Glafcos Clerides congratulated the new minister and asked him to carry out his duties with meritocracy.

    [13] (Κ) Πρόεδρος Κληρίδης - Τ/Κ ηγέτης - Συνομιλίες

    Πέραν της μίας ώρας κράτησε η σημερινή συνάντηση του Προέδρου της Δημοκρατίας Γλαύκου Κληρίδη και του Τ/Κ ηγέτη Ραούφ Ντενκτάς στο πλαίσιο των απευθείας συνομιλιών για το Κυπριακό.

    Η συνάντηση έγινε στην παρουσία του Ειδικού Συμβούλου του ΓΓ των ΗΕ για το Κυπριακό, Αλβαρο ντε Σότο και των συμβούλων των δύο ηγετών.

    [14] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    2030:CYPPRESS:13
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Sep 26 (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 37 17 FINE Larnaca 30 20 FINE Limassol 33 21 FINE Paphos 29 18 FINE

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