Daily Archives: July 6, 2007

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Father and daughter drown in Pyrgos tragedy

TRAGEDY struck the fishing village of Kato Pyrgos yesterday after news that a priest and his teenage daughter drowned while swimming yesterday evening.

Last night, police named the victims as Marios Constantinides, 42, a local priest from the mountain village of Oikos Marathasas, and his 16-year-old daughter Elpiniki.

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A shocking welcome at airport


Larnaca airport, Wednesday July 4, 11:45am

I came to pick up my husband, returning from one of his usual business trips, waiting for me with his luggage at the drop-off section in front of the airport main building, as is our regular habit.

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Who do you call when emergency number is out of order?

Couple perplexed as both 112 and 119 cannot be reached

A BRITISH woman and her Finnish husband were yesterday unable to call for help when their Paphos home had been ransacked because the emergency numbers 199 and 112 were out of order.

“We tried both numbers at least 20 times from at least four different phones including landlines and mobiles,” Kate Maunula, 35, said.

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Where to now for AKEL and DIKO?

IF AKEL’S general assembly endorses its general-secretary Demetris Christofias as its presidential candidate on Sunday, the party’s four ministers could resign from the government within a week.

The party’s central committee voted to endorse Christofias during an eight-hour conference on Wednesday that ended near midnight.

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State plans to cover all fire damage

RESIDENTS OF the Saitas region whose properties were destroyed in last week’s devastating blaze will be compensated fully, Agriculture Minister Fotis Fotiou said yesterday.

He added that the measures would be announced later today and that farmers with urgent needs would be compensated directly.

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