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  1. News - World - Cyprus

    Turkey defies European court ruling on Cyprus invasion damages

    Posted May 14th 2014, 01:47am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Istanbul Turkey defies invasion damages ruling Turkey said yesterday it will defy a European court order to pay €90 million (HK$960 million) in compensation to Greek Cypriots over its 1974 invasion of the island. The European Court of Human Rights ordered Turkey to pay the damages this week, 13 years after finding it guilty of "massive ...

  2. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus in ‘superhuman effort’ to reopen banks

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 10:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... (US$13-billion) bailout in Brussels early Monday, just hours before Cyprus faced bankruptcy and a possible exit from the euro. Most European stocks and the euro rallied on Tuesday after a sharp fall ... marched on the presidential palace in response to an appeal on Facebook, to express their worries about a bailout they fear will drain away savings intended for their studies. “The Europeans ...

  3. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus president has ‘guarded optimism’ over US-brokered peace deal

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 04:27pm by Agence France-Presse in Nicosia

    ... in mid-2012 when Anastasiades’s internationally-recognised government assumed the European Union’s rotating presidency. Cyprus has been divided since Turkish troops invaded and occupied its northern ...

  4. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus to present redrafted bailout 'Plan B'

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 09:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia President Nicos Anastasiades demands bailout decision by Thursday President Nicos Anastasiades has demanded that a decision on a bailout deal for the near-bankrupt euro zone member must be made on Thursday, the official CNA ...

  5. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus girds for run on banks after sealing bailout

    Posted Mar 25th 2013, 09:33pm by Reuters in Nicosia

    ... Reuters in Nicosia The president of Cyprus assured his people a bailout deal he struck with the European Union was in their best interests and would end anxiety, but he also announced ... controls, preventing people moving funds out of the country, are at odds with the European Union’s ideals of a common market but the government may fear an ebb tide of panic that would cause even ...

  6. News - World - Cyprus

    Closure fears spark run on Popular Bank in Cyprus

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia Closure fears spark run on second-largest lender Anxious Cypriots queued outside Popular Bank ATM machines to withdraw their cash as fears rose that the country's financial crisis would mean its second-largest lender c ...

  7. News - World - Cyprus

    Cypriots head to polls for new president, euro bailout in the balance

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 03:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Nicosia

    ... backed by the communist AKEL party. Anastasiades, who has been way ahead in opinion polls, is seen as someone the European Union can do business with, while his stance on ending the division of Cyprus is more flexible than that of his rivals. The European Commission, European Central Bank and International Monetary Fund are awaiting the election result before offering the terms for a 17 ...

  8. Business - Economy - Cyprus

    Cyprus bailout cost jumps in threat to teetering economy

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 01:56am by AFP

    ... of the deeper-than-expected recession.” A copy of the assessment obtained by AFP says the European Commission and European Central Bank now estimate that “Cyprus’s gross financing needs amount to about (23 billion ... through the sale of excess gold reserves, and further funding from privatisation and a roll-over of debt held by Cypriot investors. Jonathan Loynes, chief European economist at Capital Economics ...

  9. Business - Money - Cyprus

    Cyprus bailout deposit tax rattles global markets

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 11:17am by Associated Press

    ... of the Mediterranean island nation. Although Cyprus accounts for only around 0.2 per cent of the economic output of the 17 European Union countries that use the common euro, the tax on depositors was a significant policy shift that has stoked fears of bank runs in other troubled European economies. Cyprus residents already emptied virtually all ATMs on the island in a weekend bank run. “If European ...

  10. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus approves first EU bailout measures as clock ticks

    Posted Mar 22nd 2013, 08:56pm by AFP

    ... 5.8 billion euros (US$7.47 billion) to unlock loans worth 10 billion euros or face being denied European Central Bank (ECB) emergency funds in a move that would collapse its banks and devour ... of its European partners was wearing thin. State television said that Cyprus in its new package to the troika – the EU, ECB and International Monetary Fund – would include a “haircut” of up to 15 ...




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