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How you can help from Cyprus

World Vision, an international Christian relief and development agency with offices based in Cyprus is sending relief staff to assist the hundreds of thousands of people whose lives were ravaged by the tsunamis in South Asia.

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No customs union, no EU talks

IF TURKEY does not sign the protocol adapting the Ankara Agreement to extend to all 10 new members of the European Union, it cannot begin accession negotiations, President Tassos Papadopoulos said yesterday.

He also pointed out that the EU sets out the conditions a candidate country must meet and that it is up to that country to meet them.

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CY turns down Helios offer to lease Hellas Jet planes

CYPRUS Airways (CY) yesterday confirmed that it had rejected a proposal by private Cypriot carrier Helios Airways to lease three planes belonging to the loss-making national carrier’s Athens-based subsidiary Hellas Jet.

“A proposal was made but it was rejected,” a spokesman told the Cyprus Mail, but declined to elaborate.

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Why did we not veto?

I am a little confused. What is our president doing? I saw him on television before Christmas, all smiles, celebrating with pro-Turkish EU leaders, after a date was given to Turkey to start accession talks.

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Limassol tops traffic deaths for 2004

LIMASSOL looks set to finish this year with the highest number of road deaths on the island, according to the latest police figures.

Statistics show 35 of the 116 people killed in road accidents so far this year died in the Limassol district, as opposed to 26 in the capital Nicosia, 23 in Paphos, 15 in Famagusta and 15 in Larnaca.

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Woman held on pimping charge

A 34-YEAR-old woman from Limassol was yesterday remanded in custody for four days in connection with pimping and sexual exploitation of women.
The woman, who ran a massage parlour, was arrested after her place was raided by police, who had been tipped off that foreign women were engaging in prostitution.

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