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Archives June 27, 2001 posted by

Two die in Limassol accident

TWO young men were killed in a traffic accident in Limassol early yesterday.

Costas Constantinides, 16, was driving an unregistered motorcycle with a passenger, 17-year-old Marios Evripidou, at 1am when they failed to stop at a red traffic light at the Makedonia-Grigoris Afxentiou intersection.

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Archives June 27, 2001 posted by

EU ‘forced Turkey to invite Themistocleous’

THE EUROPEAN Union forced Ankara to invite Agriculture and Environment Minister Costas Themistocleous to a conference in Istanbul, Government Spokesman Michalis Papapetrou told the Cyprus Mail yesterday.

A meeting of environment ministers from EU candidate countries is being organised by the Turkish Ministry of Environment tomorrow and Friday in Istanbul.

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Archives June 26, 2001 posted by

A happy reunion

A 98-YEAR-old man has been reunited with his beloved housekeeper after a misunderstanding with the Interior Ministry forced her to leave Cyprus.

Alexandros Nicolaides employed 44-year-old Elena Chakhovets from Belarus over seven years ago, after he met her while on holiday in her hometown.

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Amathous being ‘wrecked by developers’

DIKO deputy Marios Matsakis yesterday blocked the Amathous coastal road in Limassol for an hour, protesting against the “pillage” of the area’s ancient heritage by unscrupulous developers.

The outspoken deputy parked his car across the road at 11am, creating traffic congestion on the busy coastal road.

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Archives June 26, 2001 posted by

Missing man found wondering in the woods

A NICOSIA man found wandering in the Paphos forest after disappearing from his home last Tuesday said he had enjoyed a “good break” in the pine woods.

A police search was launched on Thursday last week after the family of 30-year-old Panayiotis Costa said he had not been seen since Tuesday, when he drove off from his Lakatamia home.

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