Among the Leicestershire soldiers maintaining the peace in a modern day no-man's land



Cyprus is a popular holiday playground, with sun-kissed beaches, friendly islanders and the scent of citrus groves and its famous meaty meze dish lingering long in the memory.
But a map of the island shows a line roughly the distance from Leicester to London cutting through like a scar.
It's the United Nation Buffer Zone, or Green Line, a controlled no-man's land which serves as a constant reminder of the physical and symbolic division separating the Greek south from the Turkish north of the island.
The United Nations was forced to intervene in a conflict between the two countries in 1974... read more

 
13 June 2018 in Regional East, Views: 45
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