Daily Archives: February 8, 2004

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Two held over string of burglaries

A Kurdish man arrested with two of his compatriots in connection with possession of a firearm and a string of burglaries in Nicosia could be one of the two assailants who battered a catholic priest a month ago, a court heard yesterday. The three men, arrested by CID on Friday evening at Eleftherias Square, were yesterday remanded in custody for eight days.

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Building a new Cyprus – There’s no excuse for a return to ethnic violence, argues

CYPRUS may be about to change very dramatically. Probably the coming weeks will offer many heart-in-mouth moments for all concerned, yet all should understand that the ultimate prize is so much greater. From the outset, we should accept that for many, including Rauf Denktash and Tassos Papadopoulos, the personal and emotional sacrifices will be huge – they should be honoured for that.

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A childhood lost to private lessons

A NEW system of education has been born in Cyprus: children no longer attend school to learn, but rather to prepare for their afternoon lessons. Parents are in dire financial straits having to fork out money to pay for endless private lessons, as children are not learning what they should during school hours.

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Caught unawares?

IT’S FAIR to say that established politicians on both sides of the Green Line didn’t know what hit them when Turkey suddenly announced last month that it wanted a solution to the Cyprus problem. Since then, the comings and goings between the US, the UN and Ankara have been unprecedented.

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Designer Brews

If tea is your passion, Jill Campbell Mackay has found a shop you must visit next time you are in the Paphos area CYPRUS has its very own tea lady in the form of Angela Kalji. But not for her ability to push a squeaky trolley resplendent with ancient metal tea urn around offices to dispense tea that has all the flavour and consistency of mud.

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Handle with care

THERE’S an old saying that goes, ‘We are only once a man, but will be twice a child’. The difference is, we have parents (or at least some adult) to look after us when we are born, but whether we have someone to show us the same loving care at the other end of our life is quite another matter.

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