Foreign News: Turk v. Greek

The British have long feared that if Greek Cypriot extremists keep throwing bombs, many among the 94,000 Turkish Cypriot minority who want no part of union with Greece will fight back. One night last week a masked gunman entered a coffee shop in the village of Polis, ordered a Turkish Moslem constable to rise, then shot him dead. The murder, which islanders attributed to the underground EOKA terrorists, set off a round of communal fighting. For three days knives flashed and stones flew as Turk fought Greek in ugly little scrimmages all over the island. Scores were hurt. Many Greek-owned shops...