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1 home, 2 owners: Cyprus deal to decide future of those displaced by partition

1 home, 2 owners: Cyprus deal to decide future of those displaced by partition

A mud-brick house in northern Cyprus that symbolizes the island nation's decades of ethnic division is the foundation for Cumar Kamir and Michalis Georgiades' friendship. 

It's the home Georgiades fled as a teenager more than four decades ago following the Turkish invasion that carved Cyprus along Greek and Turkish lines. Kamir, also displaced by the population shifts, has lived there almost as long. 

If the two men get their way, Georgiades may soon be residing again in the modest structure his grandfather built for a dowry in 1924. The Greek and Turkish leaders of Cyprus are holding reunification talks this week in Geneva, where they hope to resolve how many...

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