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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 04-08-11

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Kyrenia - Liberty to escort Olympic Flame to Piraeus Port
  • [02] Cyprus Government informs UNSG about measures for Turkish Cypriots
  • [03] Cyprus House President to attend Olympic Games opening ceremony
  • [04] Famagusta refugees demand return to their hometown
  • [05] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [06] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [07] Relatives express reserved optimism over UNSG renewed missing initiative
  • [08] FCO warns over implications when purchasing occupied land
  • [09] Powell: Continued efforts may get Cyprus process back on track

  • [01] Kyrenia - Liberty to escort Olympic Flame to Piraeus Port

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    Kyrenia - Liberty to escort Olympic Flame to Piraeus Port

    Nicosia, Aug 11 (CNA) -- A Cypriot vessel, Kyrenia Liberty, a replica of the ancient Kyrenia ship, is one of the vessels that will escort today the Olympic Flame to Piraeus port, Greece.

    [02] Cyprus Government informs UNSG about measures for Turkish Cypriots

    1045:CYPPRESS:02

    Cyprus Government informs UNSG about measures for Turkish Cypriots

    by Apostolis Zoupaniotis

    United Nations, Aug 11 (CNA) -- In a letter to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, Cyprus Charge d' affaires to the United Nations Andreas Hadjichrysanthou informs him about the measures the government of the Republic of Cyprus announced on July 30, 2004 regarding the movement of public-use vehicles for Turkish Cypriots to the government controlled areas, as well as the movement of goods and the development of contacts and economic relations between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots.

    [03] Cyprus House President to attend Olympic Games opening ceremony

    1055:CYPPRESS:03

    Cyprus House President to attend Olympic Games opening ceremony

    Nicosia, Aug 11 (CNA) -- Cyprus House President Demetris Christofias flew today to Athens, where he will attend the Olympic Games opening ceremony Friday night, at the invitation of the Cyprus Olympic Committee President Kikis Lazarides.

    It was earlier announced that President Tassos Papadopoulos will also travel to Athens to attend the Olympic Games opening ceremony.

    [04] Famagusta refugees demand return to their hometown

    1410:CYPPRESS:04

    Famagusta refugees demand return to their hometown

    Nicosia, Aug 11 (CNA) -- Famagusta refugees have demanded the return of their hometown Famagusta, under Turkish occupation since 1974, to its lawful residents.

    The Famagusta Refugee Movement put out its demand in letters addressed to the UN Secretary-General and the European Commission.

    The Movemnet organised today a demonstartion outside the offices of the European Commission Representation in Nicosia, on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Famagusta's occupation by the Turkish invasion army in 1974.

    [05] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1600:CYPPRESS:05
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Aug 11 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 74,47 ( 1,47) Traded Value CYP 493.825 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 369.571 333,12 ( 2,48) FTSE Med 100 5.898,95 (-1,04) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 261.843 96,71 ( 2,59) Approved Investment Companies CYP 50.214 72,72 ( 1,58) Insurance Companies CYP 679 12,17 ( 1,16) Manufacturing Companies CYP 19.617 45,82 (-0,28) Tourism Companies CYP 62 47,44 ( 0,25) Trading Companies CYP 55.973 20,34 (-0,83) Building and Cement Companies CYP 536 61,01 (-0,31) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 3.173 2,42 ( 0,41) Financial Services Companies CYP 12.913 6,71 ( 0,75) Fish Culture Companies CYP 0 10,77 ( 0,19) Hotels CYP 8.786 26,99 ( 1,01) Other Companies CYP 79.299 61,58 ( 1,30) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [06] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
    1635:CYPPRESS:06
    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, Aug 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 36 21 FAIR Larnaca 32 23 FINE Limassol 32 22 FINE Paphos 30 23 CLOUDY

    [07] Relatives express reserved optimism over UNSG renewed missing initiative

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    Relatives express reserved optimism over UNSG renewed missing initiative

    Nicosia, Aug 10 (CNA) --- President of the Pancyprian Relatives Committee of Missing Persons and Undeclared Prisoners Nicos Theodosiou has welcomed with reserved optimism a letter by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to Cyprus President Tassos Papadopoulos, regarding the humanitarian issue of missing persons.

    According to an official press release, in his letter to President Papadopoulos, Annan repeats his proposals on the issue, which he had submitted in December 2003, as well as new proposals, incorporating in this way the common understanding that has been unofficially reached between the two sides for quite a long time now.

    [08] FCO warns over implications when purchasing occupied land

    1820:CYPPRESS:08

    FCO warns over implications when purchasing occupied land

    by Kyriacos Tsioupras

    London, Aug 11(CNA) The Foreign Office has warned British citizens who plan to purchase property in the Turkish occupied north of Cyprus, of the various implications they may run into if the Cyprus issue is resolved.

    [09] Powell: Continued efforts may get Cyprus process back on track

    1920:CYPPRESS:09

    Powell: Continued efforts may get Cyprus process back on track

    By Demetris Apokis

    Washington, Aug 11 (CNA) With continued dialogue and efforts, it may be possible to get the Cyprus process back on track, US Secretary of State Colin Powell has said.


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