In this Wednesday July 18, 2012 photo, a woman sits on a bench underneath a sign that reads "Peace" at Ledra pedestrian street near the checkpoint by a UN buffer zone in the divided capital of ... more 
In this Wednesday July 18, 2012 photo, a woman sits on a bench underneath a sign that reads "Peace" at Ledra pedestrian street near the checkpoint by a UN buffer zone in the divided capital of Nicosia, Cyprus. Cyprus, which joined the EU in 2004, split into an internationally recognized, Greek-speaking south and a Turkish-speaking north after a 1974 invasion by Turkey, a reaction to a coup attempt by supporters of union with Greece. The result is an island that is not quite a nation, with an identity that is the sum of its shards. When George Andreou became the first Cypriot to climb Mount Everest and held up his nation's flag at the summit in May, it was a reminder of division as well as a symbol of unity. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Petros Karadjias
Sun, Jul 29, 2012 5:51 AM EDT