Daily Archives: June 10, 2000

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Archbishop: hairdresser is “sick and unreliable” witness

ARCHBISHOP Chrysostomos yesterday said the Greek hairdresser who claimed he had a homosexual relationship with Limassol Bishop Athanassios was an unreliable witness.

The Salonica man — a defrocked monk — has sent a 22-page to the Holy Synod describing in detail his alleged affair with Athanassios when both were monks on Mount Athos in Greece.

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Paphos is the tourists’ favourite

PAPHOS is the island’s most popular holiday spot, with over a quarter of all tourists staying there last year.

The western coastal town was the favourite destination for 37 per cent of Britons, 38 per cent of Germans and an overwhelming 75 per cent of tourists from Belgium and Luxembourg.

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Refinery will move, the question is when

COMMERCE Minister Nicos Rolandis said yesterday that modernising Larnaca’s refineries did not rule out their relocation.

A decision on the refineries’ future needs to be taken and implemented before Cyprus can join the European Union, given that current fuel manufacture does not meet EU environmental standards.

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Greek Cypriot soldier jailed by Turks

A MILITARY ‘court’ in the occupied areas has sentenced a 21-year-old Greek Cypriot soldier to 20 days in jail for illegal entry into a first class military area.

The Turkish Cypriot TAK news agency said ‘Judge" Ilker Sertbay took Yiorgos Kassianides’ age into account in reducing the sentence from a possible maximum of two years.

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