Daily Archives: June 16, 2001

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Kyprianou also has lung tumour

SPYROS Kyprianou was yesterday diagnosed as suffering from a lung tumour, as well as the bone-cancer of the pelvis he began radiotherapy treatment for on Wednesday.

Doctors at the Bank of Cyprus Oncology Centre said the lung cancer had probably given rise to the bone cancer. Both are malignant.

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Police seize 28kg of cannabis in woman’s luggage

TWENTY-eight kilos of gift-wrapped cannabis – one of the largest hauls in recent years – were discovered at Larnaca airport in the luggage of a Bulgarian woman, police said yesterday.

The 30-year-old woman and two compatriots, a 60-year-old woman and a man aged 30, were detained as soon as the drugs were found.

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British tourists accused of peddling ecstasy in Ayia Napa

POLICE on Thursday night arrested two British tourists in central Ayia Napa for the possession of 25 ecstasy tablets they had been trying to sell to club goers.

One of the people the pair had approached to sell drugs told police what had happened. The officers followed the pair into a nearby pub. When the police confronted them, the suspects fled and a chase ensued.

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Christofias prefers his Peugeot to reject Mercedes

Newly elected House President Demetris Christofias is still using his Peugeot, instead of the one-year-old £100,000-plus Mercedes he is entitled to use in his new position.

The car has been in the parking lot since his predecessor Spyros Kyprianou rejected it two months ago because it was “making squeaking noises at the back.”

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