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Parties were all riled up because Hammond would visit Eroglu on April 1

Political parties were all riled up on Thursday over reports that British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond would be in Cyprus on March 31 and would visit Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu on April 1, the 60th anniversary of the EOKA uprising against colonial rule. The Greens, Citizens Alliance and socialist EDEK were most the most

Grivas described “a generally bitter man” in documents declassified yesterday

          Grivas with Archbishop Makarios Published By: Cyprus Mail By Angelos Anastasiouhttp://cyprus-mail.com/2014/10/28/grivas-a-generally-bitter-man/ SIX volumes of MI5 and MI6 documents on General Georgios Grivas ‘Dighenis’, the military leader of the four-year guerrilla struggle against British colonists and for union with Greece from 1955 to 1959, were declassified yesterday. The archived documents, covering