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Isaac-Solomou memorial service marred by nationalists

Isaac-Solomou memorial service marred by nationalists

The 19th annual national memorial service of Greek Cypriot Tassos Isaac and his cousin Solomos Solomou, who were murdered by Turks in August 1996, during two anti-occupation demonstrations, was held in Paralimni on Sunday. The events were marred by nationalists jeering the government’s representatives at the memorial service. In his speech at the memorial service,

Dark Room and Ups and Downs

Well-behaved I’m told that members of the UN team in Cyprus, the ones dealing with Cyprob negotiations, not the blue berets of UNFICYP, are pinching themselves to check if they are awake. They can’t believe what they are seeing with their own eyes. The experience of having two negotiating teams that are so well behaved

No gas drilling for two years. More time for Cyprob?

The gas bonanza seems to be over before it even started. With either dry wells or nothing worth drilling for, Noble’s Aphrodite in Block 12 is the only exploitable field for the foreseeable future. Energy Minister George Lakkotrypis announced yesterday that after drilling to a depth of 5,485 metres, the Eni-Kogas consortium had “not identified