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Turkish Cyprus, a Land Frozen in Time

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Turkish Cyprus, a Land Frozen in Time

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Turkish Cyprus, a Land Frozen in Time

Turkish Cyprus, a Land Frozen in Time

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Turkish Cyprus has been isolated from the outside world for 30 years. In 1974, the Turkish army invaded. Ethnic Greeks fled south and ethnic Turks north, leaving the northern part of Cyprus largely uninhabited and unchanged — down to coffee cups and lawn chairs.