Kyprianou trumpets Clerides ‘sell-out’

By Charlie Charalambous PRESIDENT Clerides favours a rotational presidency and is prepared to allow Turkish Cypriot participation in the EU accession talks, Diko leader Spyros

US rights report raps Cyprus police

By Jean Christou POLICE on both sides of the Green Line come under fire in the US State Department’s latest report on human rights. The

Lyssarides to step down after elections

VASSOS Lyssarides, the veteran leader of socialist party Edek, has announced that his candidacy in the upcoming presidential elections will be the “last act” of

Inia villagers hand in voting books

RESIDENTS of the remote Akamas area village of Inia yesterday turned in their electoral registration booklets in protest at plans to declare the area a

Tatar pledges maximum effort on missing

By Jean Christou THE TURKISH Cypriot side’s representative for the missing yesterday pledged to exchange as much information on the issue as possible. Speaking on

Water figures remain dire

THE WATER situation on the island remains desperate, with dams only 12 per cent full and no end to the drought in sight. Meteorological service

Sharp fall in car sales

THE NUMBER of vehicles registered in 1997 was significantly down on 1996, the Department of Statistics and Research announced yesterday. Last year, 31,857 vehicles were