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Iranians sought after attack

TWO IRANIAN nationals, aged 28 and 26, are being sought by Limassol police in relation to an assault against a 30-year-old compatriot of theirs, police said yesterday.

“We are investigating a case of demanding money with threats with the intent to steal and causing grievous bodily harm,” said Andreas Angelides, Limassol police spokesman.

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Army chants spark new row

DISY DEPUTY Soteris Sampson sparked a fiery spat on live television yesterday when he accused the government of trying to “dissolve the National Guard” by banning certain slogans from its training camps.

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‘It wasn’t us’ convicted pair says

TWO MEN were yesterday found guilty by a Nicosia district court of trespassing on the home of a middle-aged couple who were so terrified they locked themselves in the house.

The court instructed the convicted pair be kept in custody ahead of today’s sentencing.

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AKEL and CTP leadership meet to bolster negotiations

THE TWO leaders of the island’s leftist political parties met yesterday to discuss the ways in which they can assist in the ongoing reunification talks through cooperation and coordination.

Head of the Turkish Republican Party (CTP) Ferdi Sabit Soyer met General Secretary of AKEL Andros Kyprianou at the party’s headquarters in Nicosia.

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Why are prices high?

This contribution is part of a series of personal views invited by Cyprus Mail on the subject of consumer prices.

Sotiris Fellas, Deputy General Secretary of the Pancyprian Federation of Labour (PEO), on the Cost of Living Allowance (CoLA).

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Lakme to grace Paphos Aphrodite festival

THE ANNUAL Paphos Aphrodite Festival has earned itself an enviable International reputation for producing quality musical events and this year will be no different as it presents the opera Lakme, organisers said yesterday.

Chairman of Paphos Aphrodite Festival, and Paphos Mayor Savvas Vergas hosted a

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Pig poo creates stink in Meniko

THE ANGRY residents of Nicosia community Meniko have threatened to take over the Environmental Services tomorrow, to protest what they call the environmental devastation that is taking place in their community from pig excrement.

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Cyprus in brief July 29

Tourism revenue slumps

CYPRUS’S revenues from tourism for the first half of 2009 fell 15.8 per cent compared to a year earlier, while the number of holidaymakers arriving on the island dropped 10.8 per cent, statistics show.

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