January 26, 1956

HARDING: London, 25 – The governor of Cyprus, Field Marshal Sir John Harding, left here by air last night for Cyprus. Shortly before boarding his aircraft, he made the following statement to the press: «We have examined all aspects of the Cyprus problem. We are in complete agreement over the future policy and on everything I am about to do.» In conclusion, Harding said that he would continue his talks with the ethnarch of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios. CYPRIOT STRUGGLE: Nicosia, 25 – The police used tear gas and clubs against 500 students who held a demonstration today in Paphos. It was the first protest by students this year. KOUKOULOU ACQUITTED: Thessaloniki, 25 – The retrial of Roula Koukoulou, wife of the head of the Greek Communist Party (KKE) Nikos Zachariadis, was held at a criminal court here this morning. Koukoulou has been accused of leading an armed band during the outlaws’ war. (…). The court ruled to acquit her. KAMBANELLIS AT THE NATIONAL THEATER: Last Monday was the premiere at the National Theater of a play by a young Greek writer, Iakovos Kambanellis, called «The Seventh Day of Creation,» starring Georgios Glynos and Jenny Karezi.

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