Cyprus: Suspicious package found at US Embassy

Cyprus' Fire Service says its crews have removed a suspicious package from US Embassy grounds in the capital. Fire Service spokeswoman Liza Kemitzi said crews wearing chemical protection suits took the package from the compound in Nicosia and were examining at a state laboratory. Embassy spokesman James Ellickson Brown said the package arrived by mail at around 0530 GMT Monday, but gave no other details. He said local authorities acted according to standard procedure.