Monthly Archives: September 2002

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Antenna ‘could make Cyprus an Iraqi target’

GREENS Deputy George Perdikis yesterday warned that the powerful new PLUTO antenna under construction by the British bases would be dangerous for Cyprus if there is an attack on Iraq.

Speaking at a news conference yesterday, Perdikis expressed concern for the safety of cities close to the bases in the event of a missile attack by Iraq.

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‘Buy Cyprus products’, campaign urges

THE Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) and the Industrialists’ Association are launching a campaign to promote Cypriot products.

CCCI Permanent Secretary Panayiotis Loizides said the aim of the campaign will be to improve Cyprus industry in the face of the intense competition because of accession to the European Union.

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£100,000 heist on jewellery shop

THIEVES broke into a Limassol jewellery shop early yesterday morning and stole designer watches, jewellery and diamonds worth an estimated £100,000.

The raiders triggered the alarm system at Athos jewellery store on Gladstone Street at around 4am. They broke in through the main door using a large piece of wood, and fled the crime scene just minutes later.

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Falklands war hero sent home in disgrace over UNFICYP office affair

A SENIOR British Army officer has been sent home from his United Nations post in Nicosia after confessing to an affair with a Danish UN official who worked at the same office, according to The Sun.

The love affair blossomed after Lieutenant Colonel Greg Butt, 43, met the Danish beauty, a 40-year-old divorcee, at his new station in Cyprus, the tabloid reported.

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Transport officials remanded over car scam

FOUR more persons were yesterday remanded in custody in connection with the snowballing car assembly scam, which has so far implicated police officers and public officials in a week which has seen the resignation of the chief of police and the Justice Minister.

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Patched together cars could be fatal

BUYING a car assembled in Cyprus by a non-qualified person could prove fatal, a mechanic warned yesterday.

He was speaking in the wake of the luxury car assembly scandal, in which suspects are accused of importing cars as spare parts – thus evading duty – and assembling them in Cyprus before selling them on.

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CyTA strike averted

COMMUNICATIONS Minister Averoff Neophytou declared yesterday that the threatened strike by CyTA employees would not take place, a pledge followed later in the evening by an announcement by the unions that a compromise agreement had been reached.

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Government to clamp down on supermarkets

THE GOVERNMENT looks set to put an end to uncontrolled building of supermarkets by restricting the number of town planning permits issued.

A member of the Town Planning Council, Stefanos Papanikolaou, told the Cyprus Mail yesterday that there were too many supermarkets.

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