CYPRUS: Explaining to the Archbishop

Two days after London proclaimed its long-awaited "self-government" plan for the rebellious island of Cyprus (TIME. Dec. 31), two travelers, giving their names as "Mr. Symes" and "Mr. Black," arrived by steamer at the lonely Seychelles Islands far out in the Indian Ocean. They wanted to see the exiled Greek Cypriot leader, Archbishop Makarios. Last week the British government confirmed that Mr. Symes and Mr. Black were in fact Derek Pearson of the Colonial Office and Cleon Tornaritis, former Attorney General of Cyprus, the highest government post ever held by a Cypriot...

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