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Cyprus News Agency: News in English, 03-05-16

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


CONTENTS

  • [01] Greek-Turkish Cypriots move across the divide
  • [02] Turkey must be constructive on Cyprus, says spokesman
  • [03] Cyprus government dismisses Denktash's claims
  • [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange
  • [05] Spokesman urges Turkey to heed UN call
  • [06] Cypriot youths call on UN to maintain active role
  • [07] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus
  • [08] Cyprus and Greece dismiss Turkish press reports on ''embargo''
  • [09] Greek and Turkish Cypriot chambers to be briefed on EU measures

  • [01] Greek-Turkish Cypriots move across the divide

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    Greek-Turkish Cypriots move across the divide

    Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) -- Well over 1,000 Turkish Cypriots have crossed this morning into the southern government-controlled areas of Cyprus, from the northern Turkish occupied part of the island.

    According to figures, released today by the police, by eight o'clock this morning a total of 1.563 Turkish Cypriots came to the free areas of the Republic and 314 Greek Cypriots visited the occupied north.

    All crossings took place through the four designated check points, two in the capital Nicosia and two in the southeast.

    [02] Turkey must be constructive on Cyprus, says spokesman

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    Turkey must be constructive on Cyprus, says Spokesman

    Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) -- A constructive approach on Cyprus on the part of Turkey would help Ankara's European aspirations and contribute to a political settlement, Cyprus Government Spokesman Kypros Chrisostomides has said.

    [03] Cyprus government dismisses Denktash's claims

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    Cyprus government dismisses Denktash's claims

    Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) -- The Cyprus government dismissed today claims by Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash that President Tassos Papadopoulos is not sincere in his wish to resume negotiations on the basis of a UN peace proposal with a view at finding a comprehensive settlement.

    Government Spokesman Kypros Chrisostomides said that Denktash must be feeling the international isolation he has led himself into and sense the pressure he is under to end the Turkish occupation of part of Cyprus.

    [04] Cyprus Stock Exchange

    
    
    
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    Cyprus Stock Exchange Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) - The Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) All Share Index closed at today's stock exchange meeting as follows: CSE General Index 87,50 ( 0,25) Traded Value CYP 436.076 FTSE/CYSE 20 CYP 179.528 346,55 (-0,02) Sectoral Indices Banks CYP 148.538 100,76 ( 0,28) Approved Investment Companies CYP 11.290 74,49 ( 0,73) Insurance Companies CYP 670 16,02 (-0,06) Manufacturing Companies CYP 10.668 57,64 ( 0,16) Tourism Companies CYP 3.321 92,74 (-0,04) Trading Companies CYP 7.466 18,48 (-0,70) Building and Cement Companies CYP 510 74,57 ( 1,21) Énformation Technology Companies CYP 6.832 2,92 ( 1,04) Financial Services Companies CYP 18.030 15,27 (-1,48) Fish Culture Companies CYP 180 12,26 (-2,31) Hotels CYP 12.449 42,73 ( 0,42) Other Companies CYP 57.266 80,28 ( 0,40) * The third column presents the percentage variation of

    [05] Spokesman urges Turkey to heed UN call

    1615:CYPPRESS:05

    Spokesman urges Turkey to heed UN call

    Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) -- Turkey should take heed of a UN call that there exist more powerful political realities in international law and order than what Ankara claims to have in Cyprus, Government Spokesman Kypros Chrisostomides said here today.

    [06] Cypriot youths call on UN to maintain active role

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    Cypriot youths call on UN to maintain active role

    Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) - Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot political party youths have adopted a declaration saying that ''the United Nations should maintain their active role on Cyprus in order to resume talks on the basis of the Annan plan'', adding that the initiative should focus on finding a just, viable and lasting solution to the Cyprus problem.

    [07] Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus

    
    
    
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    Weather and Temperatures for Cyprus Nicosia, May 16 (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 35 17 CLOUDY Larnaca 27 18 CLOUDY Limassol 26 20 FINE Paphos 27 17 FINE

    [08] Cyprus and Greece dismiss Turkish press reports on ''embargo''

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    Cyprus and Greece dismiss Turkish press reports on ''embargo''

    Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) - Greece and Cyprus have dismissed reports by Turkish news agency ''Anadolu'' that the Foreign Ministers of Greece and Turkey discussed in Brussels on Thursday various ways to lift the so-called ''embargo'' against Turkish Cypriots by Greece and the Turkish embargo on Greek Cypriots.

    Cyprus Foreign Minister George Iacovou, dismissing the reports, said he was not aware of such an issue. ''I will dismiss this issue'', he said, noting he has repeatedly talked with Greek Foreign Minister George Papandreou, in view of their meeting on 26 May, ''therefore I doubt such thing has ever occurred''.

    [09] Greek and Turkish Cypriot chambers to be briefed on EU measures

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    Greek and Turkish Cypriot chambers to be briefed on EU measures

    Nicosia, May 16 (CNA) -- Delegations of the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KEVE) and the Turkish Cypriot chamber of commerce will fly next week to Brussels where they will be briefed by EU officials on a package of measures the European Commission will submit to encourage rapprochement on the island and enhance the economy in the Turkish occupied areas of Cyprus.


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