Daily Archives: February 23, 2002

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Tempo rises ahead of controversial enthronement

TAUNTS, bravado and defiance were displayed yesterday among prominent ecclesiastical figures, as the Archbishop strived to maintain some semblance of unity in the tarnished Church of Cyprus.

The latest spat among the factions revolved around the ordination of Kykkos Abbot Nikiforos as bishop, prompting his detractors to level allegations of bribery.

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Cyprus market among worst performers of the region

THE CYPRUS Stock Exchange (CSE) is the third worst performing market in the region so far this year, figures released yesterday revealed.

According to the statistics published in Phileleftheros the Cyprus bourse has dropped 10.1 per cent since the beginning of the year. It ranks ahead only of Turkey and Israel, which have lost 19.8 and 10.4 per cent respectively.

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De Soto briefs Annan on talks so far

UN SPECIAL envoy Alvaro De Soto yesterday briefed Secretary-general Kofi Annan on the outcome of the first round of face-to-face talks between President Glafcos Clerides and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash.

The first round of direct talks began on January 16 and ended on Tuesday. The talks resume next Friday.

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