Daily Archives: February 11, 2004

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Leaders told to sleep on it – New York talks to continue today after Papadopoulos and Denktash given the morning to reflect

TALKS between UN Secretary-general Kofi Annan and the leaders of the two communities will continue in New York today after a 90-minute meeting, which went on into the early hours this morning proved inconclusive. UN special envoy Alvaro de Soto told reporters that President Tassos Papadopoulos and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash were being given all night and this morning “to reflect”.

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When will teaching standards be a priority?

IF THIS government had a vision for education it would have seized the opportunity offered by EU harmonisation to abolish the antiquated waiting list system for secondary school teachers. This is one of the most idiotic, unfair, irrational and out-dated measures ever implemented. It is also one of the reasons behind the low standards that plague the state secondary education system.

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Greek Press

PHILELEFTHEROS “Insulin that lasts for 24 hours” A new insulin, which lasts for 24 hours, has been released in Cyprus. The insulin is called Glargine. Diabetes specialist Dr Doros Loizou said this insulin offered a reliable and effective dose that keeps the metabolism and sugar in the blood at normal levels. It also only takes one injection a day.

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Eurofile – Bad news for smokers

Fact of the day: Feeling tired after a hard day’s work? Want to pour yourself a glass of apple juice and have a smoke in front of the box? Well, after May 1 you can walk into the nearest kiosk and ask for a pack of “Smokers die younger” or “Smoking harms you and others around you,” because that’s basically all you will see from behind the counter.

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A static approach: a dynamic situation

Sir, The latest developments on the Cyprus issue suggest the two parties are being dragged along a road of no-return towards a settlement based on the Annan plan, which, in its present form, stands to push them into another ‘reluctant Republic’ after 41 years of separation.

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Nicosia’s countdown clock one day early

EU ACCESSION is closer than you think, well, at least, according to the Nicosia Municipality. The countdown to EU accession, displayed electronically on a tall board in Eleftheria Square, has got its wires crossed and jumped a day, bringing May 1 that much closer to Cypriot citizens.

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Regulator puts the brakes on CyTA call rate cuts

TELECOMMUNICATIONS Regulator Vassos Pyrgos has put an end to the confusion regarding CyTA’s new call costs, announcing what rates the company would be allowed to charge for calls. In his announcement, Pyrgos said he would not allow CyTA to set such competitive prices without first evaluating their cost data.

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