CYPRUS: Man with an Olive Tree

"I was counted among the dead, but here I am among the living." Thus, with tears rolling down his cheeks, Archbishop Makarios returned to Cyprus, five months after he had been ousted as the island's President by the Greek military junta's coup d'état. A crowd of 200,000, shouting "Makarios! Makarios!" welcomed him and offered its support for a settlement between Greeks and Turks. "Proceed, proceed," the crowd chanted. "The people are with you." Though he would never accept a partition of the island, Makarios said, "it is possible to safeguard the rights...

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