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Falling at the first hurdle

Falling at the first hurdle

By Hermes Solomon ‘TURKISH should become a recognised EU language’, and ‘All refugees should return to their homes to avoid forking out billions in compensation’ were two ‘risible quips’ bandied about in Davos; both non sequiturs and intended to further complicate or stall progress in the ongoing Cyprob talks. Since one sixth of the south’s

Words unite island’s communities

Messages of hope for a common future were recently sent out by Cypriots from both sides at the launch of Cyprus’ first Joint Dictionary of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot Dialect last week. “A dictionary that evokes childhood memories, with words that have been forgotten and [which] recall the past… This book helps us to