Daily Archives: June 7, 2001

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Kyprianou bids adieu

OUTGOING House President Spyros Kyprianou yesterday gave a farewell reception to parliamentary correspondents, one day before the election of his replacement.

In an emotionally charged atmosphere in the House, Kyprianou officially ended his over 30-year-old career in politics with an address to the media, with whom he has always co-operated closely.

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DNA tests identify another 36 ‘missing’

DNA TESTING of exhumed remains has confirmed the identity of another 36 people killed before or during the 1974 Turkish invasion, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced yesterday.

Of the 36, 10 identified remains belong to people listed as missing and 26 to soldiers killed during the war.

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Turkish Cypriots agree on new coalition

TURKISH Cypriot politicians yesterday signed a coalition protocol for a new ‘government’ after a week of intense talks following the collapse of the preceding administration last month.

The National Unity Party and Democratic Party agreed to work together on Monday evening and signed the protocol yesterday morning.

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Rape allegations denied

A 20-YEAR-OLD Yugoslav man has denied allegations of rape lodged by an 18-year old compatriot, living permanently in Limassol with her family.

Reporting the alleged incident to Limassol CID on Monday, the young woman claimed her alleged attacker was part of her group of friends, and someone she had trusted.

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