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Last Updated: Wednesday, 23 April, 2003, 14:18 GMT 15:18 UK
In pictures: Cyprus border reopens
In pictures: Cyprus border reopens
Man goes through formalities
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Before crossing there were formalities to be completed...
Turkish Cypriot Mustafa Ahmed
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...but first through was Turkish Cypriot Mustafa Ahmed
Turkish-Cypriot Hasan Palie talks to media
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Early visitors found themselves at the heart of media attention
Group of Turkish Cypriots walk to south
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Some crossed in groups of friends and family - others made the journey alone
Crowds flock across border
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Hours later, the trickle had turned to a flood
Young people and children cross border
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Some were too young to remember the events of 1974
Turkish Cypriot police turn back Greek-Cypriot Iacovos Nikitaras
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Not everyone wanting to cross into the north was allowed to...
No entry sign at Green Line
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...but the crossings end nearly 30 years of separation





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Cyprus border opens
23 Apr 03  |  Europe



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