Daily Archives: November 13, 2002

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‘Green light with smiles and thorns’

THE SUBMISSION of the UN draft Cyprus solution dominated the Greek and Turkish Cypriot press yesterday with most newspapers commenting on the main points of the outline.

Phileleftheros reported that it was obvious UN Secretary-general Kofi Annan aimed to achieve an agreement before the EU Summit of Copenhagen in December and having referendums on March 30, 2003.

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Nitrate pollution a concern but not a danger

NITRATE POLLUTION in groundwater is a major concern, especially in regions of agricultural activity, given that costs of treating contaminated water are extremely high.

According to a Geological Survey Department official, the European Union is prepared to subsidise farmers in areas of high nitrate pollution in order to monitor and contain the level of pollution.

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Vengelis comes home

AN EIGHT-month-old Griffon vulture which was found exhausted in the occupied Famagusta area last week was yesterday given to a Forestry Department official by Turkish Cypriot veterinarians to be returned to its original nesting grounds in the Troodos mountains.

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