Terrorism: Long Memories

Armenians settle old scores

The two Ford Escorts moved unobtrusively down a quiet, tree-lined avenue in Restelo, an affluent suburb of Lisbon. One stopped outside the driveway of the Turkish embassy; the other turned sharply, burst through the compound's 3-ft.-high iron gates and jolted to a halt. An armed man advanced on the embassy, wounded a police sentry in a burst of fire and was in turn shot dead by a Turkish security guard. As Portuguese policemen hurried toward the scene, four other intruders raced into the adjacent ambassador's residence and seized its only occupants, Cahide Mihçioĝlu, 42, the wife...

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