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Action plan for Peyia death trap

EFFORTS are underway to improve safety on one of the island’s most lethal stretches of road.

The main road from Peyia to Ayios Giorgios is one of the island’s most dangerous roads, proving fatal for nine people over the last couple of years.

Discussions are now underway to take immediate measures to try and improve road safety for motorists and pedestrians.

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Concern in wake of major Paphos drug seizure

PAPHOS is facing a serious threat from drug rings, which are flooding the streets with hard and soft drugs, police warned yesterday.

According to the chief of the drug squad, Charalambous Ioannou, there have been many serious cases and arrests involving drugs in Paphos in the last few days.

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Mother of three killed in crash

A 35-YEAR-old mother of three was killed yesterday morning on her way to work, police said.

Clio Christopoulou, who was a volunteer sergeant in the National Guard, was killed just before 7am on the Paliometocho road bypass en route to her unit in Ayious Trimithias.

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Leaders’ wives to meet for coffee in Kyrenia

FIRST Lady Elsi Christofias will cross to the north this afternoon to have coffee with Oya Talat, the wife of the Turkish Cypriot leader.

Mrs Christofias has accepted an invitation to join Mrs Talat at the latter’s home in Kyrenia. The visit is entirely social, although it is felt that such contacts also help the climate between the two leaders during the ongoing negotiations.

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Rats infesting central Limassol

ALTHOUGH just over a minute’s walk from downtown Limassol’s main shopping area at Anexartisia Street, some parts of Ayia Triada district are displaying signs of dereliction more usually associated with remote, abandoned villages.

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Media poisons the climate with attacks on Talat

A DAY rarely goes by without Mehmet Ali Talat being slammed by either Greek Cypriot politicians or the media for something he says. As state broadcaster it is supposedly less partisan but nine times out of 10, even CyBC will use the adjective ‘provocative’ to describe Talat’s statements.

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