Missile madness

By Hamza Hendawi PRESIDENT Clerides is adamant that the S-300 missiles he ordered from Russia be brought to Cyprus to be stored, and not go

Doctors’ strike called off

By Athena Karsera BREAKAWAY state doctors’ union Pasyki yesterday announced that their planned strike on Tuesday has been cancelled. The decision ends the threat of

All-clear for birds, now they’re hunted

By Athena Karseras THE last farm-bred partridges for the season were released yesterday after rigorous testing for cancer-causing substances. On Friday, Government Laboratories gave the

Tulip Rally duo hurt in road plunge

TWO Limassol men were injured at about 10.45am yesterday while competing in the Tulip Rally. Their pick-up truck plunged 500 metres from the road leading

‘Cyprus decides,’ says Simitis

By Jean Christou GREECE and Cyprus fuelled already intense speculation over the Russian S- 300 missiles by remaining tight-lipped as to their fate after a

Spyros and MPs snub Israel

By Charlie Charalambous HOUSE president Spyros Kyprianou said yesterday he was ready to postpone a trip to Israel following the capture of two Israelis charged

Masked gunmen rob Larnaca bank

By Charlie Charalambous TWO MASKED men carried out a daring armed robbery in Larnaca yesterday morning, getting away with around £25,000 on a motorbike. Soon

Three charged with raping boy of 13

THREE young men were yesterday charged with repeatedly raping a 13-year-old boy at a village in the Nicosia district over the past two months. The