Daily Archives: June 17, 2001

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CY to submit revised bid for Olympic

CYPRUS Airways (CY) will submit a revised proposal to buy Olympic Airways tomorrow, in the next stage of its bid to buy 51 per cent of the flagging Greek carrier.

Olympic delayed making a final choice over a buyer in May, when three bids were deemed unsatisfactory.

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Stakis ‘serious’ after stroke

CYPRIOT-born hotel tycoon Sir Reo Stakis is in hospital in Scotland recovering from a suspected stroke, after collapsing at his home.

The 88-year-old millionaire is being treated in Stirling Royal Infirmary where his condition is said to be “serious”.

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Body of old woman found

THE partly decomposed body of a 75-year-old Turkish Cypriot woman has been found in her house in Limassol.

Police said yesterday that they broke into Nourte Ahmet’s house on Friday after being informed by some of her neighbours that a rotten smell was coming from it.

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Bound and gagged body washed ashore

POLICE are investigating a suspected murder case after they found the dead body of a man washed ashore in the Akamas peninsula.

The body had not been identified by yesterday afternoon.

The man, thought to be around 45 years old, was found with his hands tied and his mouth gagged at around 3pm by firefighters.

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Student dies of heart failure

Fifteen-year old student Kosmas Kosma died from heart failure on Friday after a night out in his village Timi in the Paphos district.

Kosma, who had had a heart condition since he was six months old, fell unconscious while he was at a restaurant in Timi.

He was immediately taken to the Paphos Hospital where he died a few hours later at about midnight.

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Groom dies two days before his wedding

A 27-YEAR-OLD mechanic died late on Friday night just two days before his planned wedding to his fiancée, who is five months pregnant with their child.

Antonis Papageorgiou, a mechanic from Limnati village in Limassol began to feel unwell on Friday evening while preparing for his wedding ceremony.

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