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Cyprus reunification talks resume in Switzerland

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have gathered in Switzerland to try to resolve the final issues that could see the island reunified after four decades of…

Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders have gathered in Switzerland to try to resolve the final issues that could see the island reunified after four decades of…

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Southern European leaders call for action to boost flagging EU growth

The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.

The Greek prime minister and other leaders in southern Europe have called for action to boost flagging growth, saying they needed a bigger say in Europe.

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Cyprus warns it will veto EU-Turkey deal: exclusive

Cyprus will veto a planned EU-Turkey deal on refugees unless Ankara recognises the country’s Greek Cypriot government, President Nicos Anastasiades

Cyprus will veto a planned EU-Turkey deal on refugees unless Ankara recognises the country’s Greek Cypriot government, President Nicos Anastasiades

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Cyprus objections could derail EU‒Turkey migrant deal

Cyprus said on Tuesday it won’t back any acceleration of negotiations for Turkey’s EU membership, jeopardising an accord between the EU and Ankara

Cyprus said on Tuesday it won’t back any acceleration of negotiations for Turkey’s EU membership, jeopardising an accord between the EU and Ankara

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Cyprus peace talks resume with confidence-building measures

UN-sponsored talks resumed on Friday after an eight-month stalemate with Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agreeing to adopt confidence-building

UN-sponsored talks resumed on Friday after an eight-month stalemate with Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agreeing to adopt confidence-building

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Anti-corruption chief appointed to head Cyprus central bank

Cyprus’s auditor general was appointed on Tuesday to head the island’s central bank, replacing an academic who quit amid acrimony with the government

Cyprus’s auditor general was appointed on Tuesday to head the island’s central bank, replacing an academic who quit amid acrimony with the government

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Cyprus to re-submit privatisation bill to parliament

Cyprus’s government will re-submit privatisation legislation to parliament, a spokesman said on Friday, a day after lawmakers rejected the roadmap

Cyprus’s government will re-submit privatisation legislation to parliament, a spokesman said on Friday, a day after lawmakers rejected the roadmap

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Cyprus leaders determined to resume talks

Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed to work towards a new system of power sharing on Tuesday, in a bid to end a bitter and long-running

Leaders of ethnically split Cyprus agreed to work towards a new system of power sharing on Tuesday, in a bid to end a bitter and long-running

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Cypriot president says "serious prospects" of talks resuming

Cyprus’s president said on Thursday there were “serious prospects” that long-stalled talks to reunify the island could resume between the estranged

Cyprus’s president said on Thursday there were “serious prospects” that long-stalled talks to reunify the island could resume between the estranged

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Berlin approves Cyprus bailout

Germany’s lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly agreed to Cyprus getting a 10 billion euro bailout so that it does not go bankrupt and stays

Germany’s lower house of parliament has overwhelmingly agreed to Cyprus getting a 10 billion euro bailout so that it does not go bankrupt and stays

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Cyprus finance minister quits, capital controls partly eased

Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris quit on Tuesday after concluding talks with foreign lenders on a bailout that forced the island to slap

Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris quit on Tuesday after concluding talks with foreign lenders on a bailout that forced the island to slap

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Cyprus President under fire as blame game kicks off

An investigation is being launched into Cyprus’ banking crisis and President Nicos Anastasiades said it should start at the top: with him. The

An investigation is being launched into Cyprus’ banking crisis and President Nicos Anastasiades said it should start at the top: with him. The

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Cypriot President mulls casino entry

After the debt crisis that engulfed the small Mediterranean island of Cyprus comes the painful task of economic restructuring by Cypriot President

After the debt crisis that engulfed the small Mediterranean island of Cyprus comes the painful task of economic restructuring by Cypriot President

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Cyprus: Anastasiades takes a bet on casinos

April 1 is Cyprus National Day, an anniversary to commemorate the start of the campaign against British colonial rule. But this year, an economic

April 1 is Cyprus National Day, an anniversary to commemorate the start of the campaign against British colonial rule. But this year, an economic

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Cyprus seeks last minute deal in Brussels to avert crisis

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades is in Brussels today to seek an 11-th hour deal to prevent the country’s financial collapse. It is a

The President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades is in Brussels today to seek an 11-th hour deal to prevent the country’s financial collapse. It is a

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Cyprus bailout talks move to Brussels

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will be taking part in Sunday morning bailout talks in Brussels as negotiations reach a delicate stage

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades will be taking part in Sunday morning bailout talks in Brussels as negotiations reach a delicate stage

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An Irish view on the banking crisis in Cyprus

Not for the first time in history of the eurozone is a country paralysed by a banking crisis. In Ireland in 2007 the housing bubble burst, house

Not for the first time in history of the eurozone is a country paralysed by a banking crisis. In Ireland in 2007 the housing bubble burst, house

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Cyprus closes in on EU bailout deal

Cypriot leaders are in Brussels for last ditch talks to avert the country’s financial collapse. It comes after its parliament voted to restructure

Cypriot leaders are in Brussels for last ditch talks to avert the country’s financial collapse. It comes after its parliament voted to restructure

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MPs approve vital measures to keep Cyprus afloat

MPs in Cyprus have voted to create a ‘national solidarity fund’, to restructure the island’s banks and to give the government power to impose

MPs in Cyprus have voted to create a ‘national solidarity fund’, to restructure the island’s banks and to give the government power to impose

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Cyprus votes to create 'national solidarity fund'

The Cypriot parliament has voted to create ‘national solidarity fund’ to pool state assets – as it races to find a way to raise 5.8 billion euros to

The Cypriot parliament has voted to create ‘national solidarity fund’ to pool state assets – as it races to find a way to raise 5.8 billion euros to

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Cypriots anxiously await government decision

Cyprus and Europe are waiting. The financial vacuum is being filled with fear and anger. Will it be financial meltdown and a euro exit or will

Cyprus and Europe are waiting. The financial vacuum is being filled with fear and anger. Will it be financial meltdown and a euro exit or will

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Bemused Cypriots wonder what has hit them

Siege mentality has gripped Cyprus, with banks closed, people on a drip feed of limited daily funds, and the looming possibility of a bank crash

Siege mentality has gripped Cyprus, with banks closed, people on a drip feed of limited daily funds, and the looming possibility of a bank crash