Daily Archives: July 21, 2007

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SBA villagers fed up with development freeze

GREEK Cypriot communities on British sovereign base land will not put up with the government’s reluctance to allow the development of their property indefinitely.
“We are giving the new Foreign Minister a chance to settle into her new role and then we will approach her with our demands,” a community resident, who wished to remain unnamed, said yesterday.

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Paphos snake could be longest ever

A THREE-METRE long snake has been discovered in a Paphos village, which if verified, could be the longest snake ever found on the island.
Hans-Joerg Wiedl, the island’s foremost snake expert, yesterday told the Mail that the village of Kritou Marotou has become the reptile’s natural habitat and called for it to be left in peace.

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How I almost became Satan’s arsonist…

THIS year, there have been more fires in southern Europe than ever before. It’s easy to say it’s the fault of global warming. True, it’s hot. True, the countryside is tinder dry. True, water resources are at their lowest; but apart from lightning strikes, fires don’t just start without our negligence.

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We must be objective about the sixties

AKEL CHIEF and presidential candidate Demetris Christofias, speaking at his party congress two weeks ago, referred to ‘Yiorkadjis’ state within the state’, whose victims, as he said, were Leftists. He also said that “no Turkish Cypriot suffered the slightest injury from the action of AKEL”.

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From the sublime to the ridiculous

PRESIDENT for LIFE! it came as no surprise that one of the predominant themes between presidential candidates Christofias and Papadopoulos this week concerned a difference of opinion on the latter’s term or terms (note the plural) in office.

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British tourist found dead in pool

A 44-YEAR-old British tourist was found dead in a swimming pool in the early hours of yesterday morning in Protaras.

Martin James Durow had gone to a party at a friend’s house with his wife at midday, returning late in the evening.

His wife went to bed at midnight, but Durow stayed up.

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By Leo Leonidou
A THREE-METRE long snake has been discovered in a Paphos village, which if verified, could be the longest snake ever found on the island.
Hans-Joerg Wiedl, the island’s foremost snake expert, yesterday told the Mail that the village of Kritou Marotou has become the reptile’s natural habitat and called for it to be left in peace.

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