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UNFICYP saves more than a million dollars

UNFICYP has saved more than a million dollars in expenditure between 2000 and 2001 due to cost-cutting and redundancies, according to a report from the UN Secretary-general released yesterday. The UN general assembly approved an amount of $43.2 million for the force in June 2000, while expenditure for the following 12 months amounted to $42.3 million.

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Oz union visit ‘a sensation’

A VISIT to Australia by two trade union leaders, a Greek Cypriot and a Turkish Cypriot, at the invitation of the President of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU), Sharon Burrow, has given “a significant push” to rapprochement efforts and common action between Greek and Turkish Cypriots living in Australia.

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Hunter, aged 19, killed

A MAN aged 19, from Tsakilero in Larnaca district, was killed yesterday while out hunting with his fiancée’s brother-in-law in Ayios Ioannis Fanou in the Paralimni district, said police.

Pavlos Lambrou, a construction worker, died instantly, they said. State pathologist Eleni Antoniou will be carrying out the autopsy. Police are investigating the circumstances of his death.

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Tales from the Coffeeshop

IN THE end, Archbishop Chrysostomos and his namesake the Bishop of Paphos succeeded in promoting the Abbot of Kykkos, Nikiforos, to the rank of bishop, without the latter surrendering control of the finances of the wealthiest and most powerful monastery on the plantation.

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