New generation of Cypriots seek to end island’s division in Nicosia’s ‘dead zone’

Greeks and Turks who grew up after the 1974 split have found common ground to plan a united future There are few places more frozen in time than Nicosia’s UN-patrolled buffer zone. And in that space of barbed wire, sandbags and guard posts, there is no place that conjures division more than the Ledra Palace hotel. What was once a magnet for Hollywood stars, the go-to establishment for Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, famed as much for its ballroom as its invention of the brandy sour, has come to symbolise the failure of countless peace envoys,...


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New generation of Cypriots seek to end island’s division in Nicosia’s ‘dead zone’


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