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Cyprus leaders aim for unity deal

The Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have started fresh talks on reuniting the divided island. The meeting followed a small bomb explosion that damaged the Nicosia home of the Turkish Cypriot prime minister. Greek Cypriot President Tassos Papadopoulos and Turkish Cypriot leader Rauf Denktash arrived in Nicosia’s buffer zone for the UN-brokered talks. Greece and Turkey will join the talks if no deal is reached by 22 March, and correspondents say hopes are high. The Turkish Cypriot PM, Mehmet Ali Talat, who backs the reunification, dismissed the blast outside his home as “a futile effort to scare us,” the Associated Press reported. Full Story

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