CYPRUS: Marking a Mournful Anniversary

They came from all over war-divided Cyprus and stood for hours under the blazing midsummer sun outside the blackened ruins of the presidential palace in Nicosia. Greek Cypriots—old women in black, stalwart white-haired peasants, city people of all classes and ages—had gathered to hear their President, Archbishop Makarios. With theatrical gestures and a tone of moral outrage, he denounced the coup attempt by Greek extremists that a year ago had led directly to the Turkish occupation of almost half of the island and the shattering of the then quiescent Mediterranean tourist paradise....

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