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Anastasiades: Cyprus political veteran who fell short of peace deal

Conservative Nicos Anastasiades, elected for a second term as president of Cyprus Sunday, has steered the island out of an economic crisis but failed to clinch a deal to reunify his divided homeland. The former lawyer, 71, appeared to come closer than ever to reaching a historic agreement to end the nearly 44-year partition between the Greek-majority Republic of Cyprus in the south and a Turkish-backed statelet in the north.
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