November 17, 1956

EISENHOWER ON KARAMANLIS: New York, 16 (From our correspondent V.A. Spanopoulos) – According to reliable sources, US President Dwight D. Eisenhower has expressed his complete satisfaction with the direct and sincere way in which Greek Prime Minister Constantine Karamanlis discussed Greece’s problems during his talks in Washington. In particular with regard to the Cyprus issue, however, the prevailing view is that this is not an issue that can be resolved quickly. CYPRUS: Nicosia, 16 – An armed man shot and fatally injured a British journalist, McLeod Macdonald, a 27-year-old correspondent for The Spectator, in a part of Nicosia known by the British as the «murder zone» because of the frequent attacks against British soldiers and civilians there… Meanwhile, according to an official announcement, 17 British soldiers were injured in an explosion this evening at a British military camp near Paphos. FRANCO AGAINST IMPERIALISM: Berlin, 16 – According to reliable reports from Madrid, Spain is shortly expected to demand the immediate withdrawal of the British from Gibraltar.

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