Cyprus 'ghost town' to reopen after four decades

Deserted Cypriot beach resort to reopen

Location: Varosha

Varosha has lain empty since Cyprus split in two

following the 1974 Turkish invasion of the island

It used to be home to thousands of people

but it's now a ghostly no-man's land

separating Greek and Turkish Cypriots

Only Turkey recognizes Northern Cyprus

so the reopening may stoke old tensions