Monthly Archives: January 2008

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EU’s damning report on disabled

THE EUROPEAN Commission came up against a brick wall in Cyprus when it tried to gather information from the government for an EU-wide report on people with disabilities, it said.

“The collection of data about residential services for people with disabilities in Cyprus has proven a very difficult task. The establishment of key-contacts within the country has been impossible.

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Young father first victim of the cold

A YOUNG Romanian man yesterday collapsed and died whilst having a shower.

Though a post-mortem today is set to determine the exact reasons behind the 25-year-old father of two’s death, it is most likely that the unfortunate man died because of the cold.

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Man charged with indecent assault

A YOUNG woman has accused a man of indecently assaulting her in the middle of a busy road on Tuesday evening.

The 23-year-old woman managed to escape the suspect by hailing an on-coming motorist, who took her to the Ayios Dometios police station where she filed a complaint.

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Foreign parents with joint custody may face prosecution if they leave

A PARENT who decides to leave Cyprus with his or her children without first seeking the approval of their other half could soon be subject to criminal prosecution.

In its January 3 sitting, the Cabinet approved a bill submitted by the Justice Ministry that is set to alter the Penal Code. The proposed law will be submitted to the House Legal Committee for examination and approval.

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