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[Financial Times] Cyprus: Crossing the divide

[Financial Times] Cyprus: Crossing the divide

  By Tony Barber Split along ethnic lines for four decades, there is fresh impetus to resolve this seemingly intractable dispute On the Greek Cypriot side of the barbed-wire fences, walls and watchtowers that make Nicosia the world’s only divided capital stands a museum dedicated to the vision of a city without barricades and a

Financial Times: Beacon of hope glimmers in Cyprus stand-off

Anyone who is confident that 2016 will be the breakthrough year for the Cyprus dispute, one of the world’s oldest and seemingly most insoluble diplomatic problems, would benefit from an hour with Alexis Galanos. Mr Galanos, 75, is the Greek Cypriot mayor-in-exile of Famagusta, a once thriving port city and tourist resort on the east