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Government seeks ways to cut road deaths among young people

ONE IN every two people killed on the roads is under the age of 40, eight out of ten of them were not wearing seat belts and half of all fatal accidents are caused by speed.

These stark statistics are spurring the government to redouble its efforts in targeting schools and army camps in an education campaign aimed at cutting down on the carnage.

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Police seek Athinis extradition from Poland

CYPRUS police have asked for the extradition of Cabaret owner Sotiris Athinis, who was arrested in Poland on Thursday by the local Interpol bureau.

The 47-year-old from the village of Kilani has been wanted by Cyprus police since last February in connection with an attempt to destroy property, illegal possession of explosives and conspiracy to commit a felony.

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The School of Hard Knocks

LAST week, I related the response of a group of pupils from a high school in Larnaca to their parents’ alarm at the possibility of a drugs therapy unit opening a kilometre away from their school.

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