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Cypriot Diaspora

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Submitted by Caleb (United States), Aug 28, 2010 at 18:45

True enough, Ianus, there now are an approximately equal number of Turkish and Greek Cypriots in England while Greeks used to outnumber Turks ten to one. Unemployment in northern Cyprus is high--no doubt about it. You can't build a modern economy with bayonets. But emigration in search of work is an old story in Greece itself with more Greeks living outside the Hellenic lands than in them.

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