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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 02-07-11

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Six-member committee investigates helicopter crash
  • [02] Funeral of Cyprus army chief
  • [03] House pays tribute to army officers killed in helicopter crash
  • [04] US Ambassador expresses sorrow for army chief's death
  • [05] Israel expresses condolences to Cyprus
  • [06] Weather forecast for Cyprus
  • [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [08] Kasoulides says UN losing patience over lack of progress
  • [09] Kasoulides to pay official visit to Israel
  • [10] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [11] Cyprus House amends legislation to be in line with EU law

  • [01] Six-member committee investigates helicopter crash

    0950:CYPPRESS:01

    Six-member committee investigates helicopter crash

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) -- Cyprus Defence Minister Socratis Hasikos has said that indications are that the military helicopter, which crashed yesterday near Paphos, made an emergency landing due to an engine problem or fire.

    Five officers of the National Guard, aboard the helicopter, including its Commander, Lieutenant General Evangelos Florakis, were killed in the crash, near the western coastal town of Paphos.

    Hasikos noted that the Defence Ministry has set up a six-member committee to investigate the circumstances under which the Bell 206 crashed.

    Two experts from Greece arrived yesterday to join their Cypriot colleagues in the investigations.

    [02] Funeral of Cyprus army chief

    1050:CYPPRESS:02

    Funeral of Cyprus army chief

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) -- The funeral of Cyprus' National Guard Commander, Lieutenant General Evangelos Florakis, who was killed together with four other army officers at a helicopter crash yesterday, will take place at 1100 local time (0800 GMT) tomorrow in Nicosia.

    The funeral will be attended by the political, church and military leadership headed by Cyprus President Glafcos Clerides.

    The Greek government will be represented by National Defence Minister Yiannos Papantoniou. Greek Armed Forces senior officers will also be present.

    The army chief will be buried in the western town of Paphos, where the Florakis family live.

    The other officers killed are Cyprus Air Force Commander, Brigadier Stelios Demenagas, Lieutenant Nikos Georgiou, Flight Lieutenant Paris Athanasiades and Flank Officer Michalis Shiakallis.

    Shiakallis' funeral will take place this afternoon at Nicosia's suburban village of Strovolos.

    Athanasiades' funeral will take place tomorrow afternoon in Nicosia.

    [03] House pays tribute to army officers killed in helicopter crash

    1230:CYPPRESS:03

    House pays tribute to army officers killed in helicopter crash

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) -- Cyprus House of Representatives plenary observed this morning a minute's silence in memory of the five officers of the National Guard, killed yesterday at a helicopter crash.

    [04] US Ambassador expresses sorrow for army chief's death

    1240:CYPPRESS:04

    US Ambassador expresses sorrow for Cyprus army chief's death

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) -- US Ambassador in Nicosia Donald Bandler expressed today deep sorrow for the death of Cyprus' National Guard Commander, Lieutenant General Evangelos Florakis, who was killed together with four other army officers yesterday morning when their helicopter crashed.

    [05] Israel expresses condolences to Cyprus

    1250:CYPPRESS:05

    Israel expresses condolences to Cyprus

    [06] Weather forecast for Cyprus

    1250:CYPPRESS:06

    Weather forecast for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) -- The Meteorological Office at Larnaca International Airport has issued the following weather forecast for Cyprus:

    On Friday and Saturday 12/07/2002 to 13/07/2002

    On Friday, cloud will gradually develop, giving local showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. Overnight, local mist is expected, mainly towards dawn.

    Variable, light to gentle winds will be blowing initially but gradually moderate and locally in the afternoon, fresh, southwesterly to westerly winds will prevail.

    The sea will be slight initially, but in the afternoon up to moderate, mainly at the south coast.

    Maximum temperature, 34C inland, 29-30C at the coasts and around 24C over Troodos area.

    Minimum temperature, around 22C inland and at the coasts and around 15C over Troodos area.

    On Saturday, mainly fine weather is expected over the coasts, but inland and over mountain areas, there is a chance of showers, in the afternoon.

    Winds and temperature will note no significant change. Local mist is also possible overnight.

    Outlook for Sunday and Monday 14/07/2002 to 15/07/2002

    On Sunday and Monday, the weather is expected to be fine.

    Maximum temperature will rise gradually.

    [07] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1535:CYPPRESS:07
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 90,53 (-1,24) Traded Value CYP 573.652 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 347.664 385,97 (-1,00) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 204.401 109,15 (-1,19) Approved Investment Companies CYP 23.906 81,51 (-1,33) Insurance Companies CYP 1.699 26,02 (-0,42) Manufacturing Companies CYP 27.608 60,02 ( 0,12) Tourism Companies CYP 15.518 79,41 (-1,85) Trading Companies CYP 16.808 19,02 (-2,36) Building and Cement Companies CYP 14.155 52,38 (-1,63) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 5.717 3,00 (-3,54) Financial Services Companies CYP 38.470 13,71 (-0,44) Fish Culture Companies CYP 760 15,54 ( 3,60) Hotels CYP 61.093 49,68 (-1,41) Other Companies CYP 131.730 83,51 (-2,17) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [08] Kasoulides says UN losing patience over lack of progress

    1550:CYPPRESS:08

    Kasoulides says UN losing patience over lack of progress

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) - Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides has said that the recent UN Security Council statement on Cyprus gives the message that it is losing its patience over lack of progress in talks to solve the Cyprus problem, and clarifies the responsibility of the Turkish Cypriot side, saying it is "less constructive" in efforts to reach a settlement.

    [09] Kasoulides to pay official visit to Israel

    1615:CYPPRESS:09

    Kasoulides to pay official visit to Israel

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs Ioannis Kasoulides leaves Sunday for Israel, where he will pay an official visit, during which he will be received by Israel's President Moshe Katsan and Prime Minister Ariel Sharon.

    [10] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    1715:CYPPRESS:10
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Jul 11 (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 33 23 THUNDERSTORMS Larnaca 30 22 FAIR Limassol 32 23 FAIR Paphos 30 22 FAIR

    [11] Cyprus House amends legislation to be in line with EU law

    2015:CYPPRESS:11

    Cyprus House amends legislation to be in line with EU law

    Nicosia, Jul 11 (CNA) -- The Cyprus House of Representatives approved this afternoon a bill amending the Penal Code, abolishing any discrimination between men and women regarding offences of a sexual nature, thus bringing the island in line with EU law.


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