Cyprus: Island of Hate

Aphrodite, goddess of love, is said to have first set foot on solid ground at Cyprus, but obviously she has not visited her favorite island in recent years. Last week hate again ruled Cyprus as an eruption of the old feud between Turk and Greek caused an estimated 200 casualties. Absent diplomats were hurriedly recalled to their posts in Ankara, Athens and London. Fortunately, neither Greece, Turkey nor Britain wanted the trouble to continue. Nor did bearded Archbishop Makarios, President of Cyprus, or his Turkish Cypriot Vice President, Dr. Fazil Kuchuk.

Rooftop...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!