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Cyprus News Agency: News in English (AM), 99-10-13

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  • [01] Foreign Minister - Athens
  • [02] Christian sect - Arrival in Rhodes
  • [03] Balkan Festival opens
  • [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange

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    [01] Foreign Minister - Athens

    Larnaca, Oct 13 (CNA) -- Cyprus Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides left today for Athens where he will meet his Greek counterpart George Papandreou later today in view of important meetings taking place until December aimed at resuming the Cyprus peace talks.

    Replying to press questions at Larnaca airport, Kasoulides said the improvement of the climate between Greece and Turkey should benefit efforts to settle the Cyprus problem and called on the international community to turn towards Ankara if progress for a solution is to be achieved.

    CNA MAN/MA/GP/1999

    [02] Christian sect - Arrival in Rhodes

    Nicosia, Oct 13 (CNA) -- Cypriot-flagged cruise ship "Nissos Kypros" carrying some 25 mainly Irish members of an extreme Christian sect today anchored in the Greek island of Rhodes from where it will go to Pireus port, according to the shipowner company "Salamis Tours".

    The 25 were denied entry to Cyprus yesterday after being expelled from Israel because of fears that they plan to commit mass suicide on the occasion of the 2000 years since the birth of Christ.

    CNA MA/GP/1999

    [03] Balkan Festival opens

    Nicosia, Oct 13 (CNA) -- A Balkan cinema festival opened in the southern coastal town of Limassol last night with the film "The Power Keg" of Yugoslavian director Goran Pascalevitc.

    Nine films from Yugoslavia, Greece, Bulgaria, Albania, FYROM, Romania a Greco-Turkish and a French-Bosnian co-production will be screened during the two week festival taking place in Limassol and Nicosia.

    CNA MA/MCH/1999

    [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    Nicosia, Oct 12 CNA) -- The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows:
          CSE General Index                         514.67 ( 1.92)
          Traded Value            CYP 18,597,900
          Sectural Indices
          Banks                   CYP 7,630,732     701.99 ( 1.25)
          Approved Investment
          Companies               CYP 1,109,734     329.83 ( 0.08)
          Insurance Companies     CYP   936,515     228.97 ( 5.88)
          Manufacturing Companies CYP   698,619     168.97 ( 3.90)
          Tourism Companies       CYP 1,867,491     390.54 ( 1.28)
          Trading Companies       CYP 1,778,316     238.79 ( 5.13)
          Other Companies         CYP 2,774,518     401.30 ( 3.94)
    The third column presents the percentage variation of the indices as compared to the last meeting.

    CNA MM/1999
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