Eastern Mediterranean

Man linked to ISIS stuck in Greek-Turkish buffer zone

A man linked to the Islamic State in Syria remains stranded in the buffer zone on the Greek-Turkish border, Kathimerini understands.
The man, who is said to hold US citizenship, appears to have been expelled by Turkey. However, Greek authorities have refused to allow him to enter Greece.
The man remains under the purview of Turkish authorities.

Thirty years after the Berlin Wall, Cyprus' division endures

As the world commemorates 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the bullet-riddled sandstone walls of abandoned, crumbling homes and concrete machine gun nests dotting Cyprus' no man's land serve as a jarring reminder of another divided capital — the world's last — on Europe's southeastern frontier.