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Cyprus Leaders Say Committed to Peace Deal This Year

A United Nations envoy on Wednesday said "significant progress" had been made in peace talks to end Cyprus's long-running division, with the sides committed to a deal this year. Tensions over the eastern Mediterranean island, split since a brief Athens-inspired coup in 1974 triggered a Turkish invasion, have at times brought NATO members Greece and Turkey to the brink of war. Espen Barth Eide, the United Nations special representative to the Cyprus conflict, read a joint...

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