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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

    ... 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 and continuous" rights violations against Greek Cypriots on the island. The court ruling said €30 million should go to the families of people who disappeared after the invasion, and the rest to enclaved ...

  2. 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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia Peace talks on the ethnically-divided Mediterranean island of Cyprus set to resume after two-year hiatus Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said he has “guarded optimism” that a UN-brokered peace process could end four decades of division on the ethnically split east Mediterranean island. “We need guarded optimism... I don’t want to appear ...

  3. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus in ‘superhuman effort’ to reopen banks

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

    ... of the EU-IMF rescue package Cyprus warned that “superhuman” efforts were needed to reopen its banks by Thursday as protests and uncertainty about the island’s top lender showed that its huge bailout ... rallied against the terms of the EU-IMF rescue package. Banks were shut for an 11th day, leaving homes and businesses on the Mediterranean island short of cash – and there were growing doubts ...

  4. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus baulks at painful EU bailout terms

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 06:51pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia Cyprus postponed an emergency debate in parliament on a controversial EU bailout on Sunday, threatening a prolonged closure of the island’s banks as MPs baulk at an unprecedented tax on savings. Fellow euro zone countries and international creditors imposed the deeply unpopular levy of up to 9.9 per cent on all deposits in the island’s banks ...

  5. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus to present redrafted bailout 'Plan B'

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

    ... Thursday with a Plan B at the presidential palace, aimed at securing an EU-IMF bailout for the Mediterranean island. The CNA news agency said Thursday “is expected to be a difficult day” and went ...

  6. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus girds for run on banks after sealing bailout

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

    ... “very temporary” capital controls to stem a run on the island’s banks. Returning on Monday from fraught overnight negotiations in Brussels, President Nicos Anastasiades said the 10-billion euro ... and used to resolve Laiki’s debts and recapitalise the Bank of Cyprus, the island’s biggest, through a deposit/equity conversion. The raid on uninsured Laiki depositors is expected to raise 4.2 ...

  7. News - World - Cyprus

    Closure fears spark run on Popular Bank in Cyprus

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

    ... was considering merging Popular Bank with the Bank of Cyprus. The latter is the island's largest bank. In an effort to end the panic, a central bank spokeswoman, Aliki Stylianou, denied the rumours ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - World - Cyprus

    Cyprus' EU bailout deal to have immediate, lasting impact

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Nicosia Second biggest lender to be wound up overnight, unemployment forecast to hit 26pc within a year Bailout has immediate, lasting impact Cypriots face years of economic hardship due to a harsh euro-zone bailout deal, analysts said yesterday, while the Mediterranean island's future in the currency remains deeply uncertain. The fallout will begin ...

  10. 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

    ... the east Mediterranean island’s Greek-exposed banks and failing economy would slide into default – risking euro crisis contagion in other member states. Polls opened at 7am local time (5am GMT) ...




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