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Turkey to Ignore Court Order to Pay Compensation to Cyprus

Turkey has no plans to pay 90 million euros ($124 million) to Cyprus as ordered by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Tuesday.   The money was ordered in compensation for Turkey's invasion of the island 40 years ago.   The Mediterranean island has been split since 1974 - when Turkey sent in troops after a brief Greek Cypriot coup staged by supporters of unification with Greece. It comprises a southern Greek Cypriot state...

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