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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 02-11-14

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Annan: there is a real chance for settlement
  • [02] Annan plan for Cyprus - Full text
  • [03] Australia hopes UN initiative will help settlement
  • [04] Weather forecast for Cyprus
  • [05] EU group calls on Commission to assess UN plan
  • [06] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [07] UN weapons inspectors team in Cyprus
  • [08] Commerce Minister optimistic over next year’s arrivals from Britain
  • [09] Omirou in Warsaw for European Socialist Party meeting

  • [01] Annan: there is a real chance for settlement

    0830:CYPPRESS:01

    Annan: there is a real chance for settlement

    by Demetris Apokis

    Washington, Nov 14 (CNA) -- UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has called on the Greek Cypriot and the Turkish Cypriot sides to apply courage, vision and determination and seize the chance at this juncture to find a political settlement.

    [02] Annan plan for Cyprus - Full text

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    Annan plan for Cyprus - Full text

    Nicosia, Nov 14 (CNA) -- The full text of the plan for a Cyprus settlement by UN Secretary General Kofi Annan is on the CNA website at www.cna.org.cy

    [03] Australia hopes UN initiative will help settlement

    1025:CYPPRESS:02

    Australia hopes UN initiative will help settlement

    Nicosia, Nov 14 (CNA) -- Australia has welcomed a UN proposal for a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus and expressed hope that it would help the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot sides reach a political settlement.

    Canberra reiterated its continuous support for UN efforts to achieve a just and lasting solution that meets the needs of all Cypriots and assured that its envoy on Cyprus remains engaged in the peace effort.

    [04] Weather forecast for Cyprus

    1235:CYPPRESS:04

    Weather forecast for Cyprus

    Nicosia, Íďv 14 (CNA) -- The Meteorological Office at Larnaca International Airport has issued the following weather forecast for Cyprus:

    Friday and Saturday: 15/11/02 to 16/11/02 -----------------------

    On Friday and Saturday, the weather will be bine and mostly clear. Light to gentle northerly winds will be blowing overnight and during early morning.

    Gentle, at times moderate winds will prevail during afternoon, blowing from the west over Northern and Western areas, but from easterly directions elsewhere.

    The state of sea will be smooth to slight, overnight and during early morning, but generally slight, during the rest of the period.

    Maximum temperature 23-24 C, inland and over coastal areas and 15-16C over the highest mountain areas.

    Minimum temperature around 10C inland, 13C over the coasts and around 8C over the highest mountain areas.

    Outlook for Sunday and Monday: 17/11/02 to 18/11/02 -------------------------------- No change in the weather, but maximum temperature is expected to rise.

    [05] EU group calls on Commission to assess UN plan

    1240:CYPPRESS:05

    EU group calls on Commission to assess UN plan

    by Nicos Bellos

    Brussels, Nov 14 (CNA) -- The European Popular Party, the largest political group in the European Parliament, has put forward a proposal to ask the Commission to say whether a UN plan for the solution of the Cyprus question is compatible with European laws and regulations.

    The proposed amendment to a report on EU enlargement was tabled by two Greek Euro MPs and it was adopted unanimously by the group. It will then be submitted to the plenary of the Parliament for consideration at next week's meeting.

    [06] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
    1430:CYPPRESS:06
    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, Nov 14 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 105,85 ( 0,59) Traded Value CYP 1.544.074 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 687.292 419,87 ( 1,81) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 410.543 119,54 ( 1,39) Approved Investment Companies CYP 91.271 91,84 ( 0,17) Insurance Companies CYP 10.603 23,36 ( 2,50) Manufacturing Companies CYP 71.468 68,25 (-0,68) Tourism Companies CYP 20.435 125,18 ( 0,77) Trading Companies CYP 24.465 21,53 (-0,37) Building and Cement Companies CYP 10.676 71,62 ( 0,13) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 23.081 3,92 ( 0,00) Financial Services Companies CYP 96.318 25,75 ( 0,51) Fish Culture Companies CYP 410 14,98 (-2,85) Hotels CYP 38.308 52,37 ( 0,36) Other Companies CYP 500.862 99,21 (-0,38) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [07] UN weapons inspectors team in Cyprus

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    UN weapons inspectors team in Cyprus

    Larnaca, Nov 14 (CNA) -- Eight persons, attached to the UN weapons inspectors team for Iraq, arrived here today and are expected to move on to Baghdad. Another three persons will arrive later today.

    Hans Blix, chief UN inspector, is expected in Cyprus on Sunday afternoon.

    The United Nations Monitoring Verification and Inspection Commission (UNMOVIC) is to set up a regional office on the island to facilitate travel arrangements for the weapons inspectors to Iraq.

    Another twenty persons are due to arrive in Cyprus by the end of the weekend.

    [08] Commerce Minister optimistic over next year’s arrivals from Britain

    1820:CYPPRESS:08 Commerce Minister optimistic over next years arrivals from Britain By Kyriakos Tsioupras London, Nov 14 (CNA) Commerce, Industry and Tourism Minister, Nicos Rolandis appeared optimistic regarding tourist arrivals from Britain in 2003, following contacts at the World Travel Market, which ends here Thursday.

    Rolandis said the government would take additional measures to help boost tourism from Britain as of next year, as well as reducing the fees for departures and landings.

    It is estimated that next year the decrease in tourist arrivals from Britain will range between 11-12 per cent.

    Rolandis met with representatives of Britains biggest tourism organisations, including Thomas Cook, Thomson, First Choice and My Travel which represent around 750 thousand tourists, as well as Cypriot travel organisations, which represent around 350 thousand tourists.

    [09] Omirou in Warsaw for European Socialist Party meeting

    2040:CYPPRESS:09

    Omirou in Warsaw for European Socialist Party meeting

    Larnaca, Nov 14 (CNA) -- Social Democrats leader, Yiannakis Omirou, left for Warsaw today to take part in a meeting of the European Socialist Party.


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