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An iconic face of the Cyprus Conflict, Nevcihan Oluşum dies aged 84

  A Turkish Cypriot woman whose grief-stricken photograph during the Cyprus Conflict made international headlines has passed away. The funeral of Nevcihan Oluşum will take place today in her native Gaziveren in North Cyprus. Mrs Oluşum inadvertently became the face of the Turkish Cypriot struggle during 11-year Cyprus Conflict when she was snapped in 1964 […]

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Photographer behind iconic shot of grieving Turkish Cypriot widow knighted in New Year Honours

Veteran photojournalist Don McCullin ihas been recognised for his services to photography in this year’s New Years Honours list. He receives a knighthood alongside gold-medal winning Olympian Mo Farrow, Wimbledon champion Andy Murray, musician Ray Davies of The Kinks, and entertainer Ken Dodd. Born in Finsbury Park, London, in 1935, Don McCullin began by taking […]