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Global Europe 22-01-2016

Nicosia mayor: Relations with Turkish Cypriots ‘starting to become a friendship’

The relationship between the two communities in Nicosia, Europe's last divided capital, is starting to become a friendship, the city's Greek Cypriot mayor has told EURACTIV. 
Global Europe 14-01-2016

Talat: Failure to solve Cyprus issue will push Turkish Cypriots closer to Ankara

EXCLUSIVE / If no solution is found for the Cyprus issue, the Turkish Cypriot side will “inevitably” grow closer to Ankara, Mehmet Ali Talat said in an interview with EURACTIV.
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Euro & Finance 25-03-2013

Eurogroup’s press conference on Cyprus’ bailout deal

Cyprus clinched a last-ditch deal with international lenders early today (25 March) to shut down its second largest bank and inflict heavy losses on uninsured depositors, including wealthy Russians, in return for a €10-billion bailout.
Euro & Finance 14-09-2012

Banking union battle lines drawn

Negotiating stances on the EU’s proposed banking union were nailed into the ground on the fringes of an informal European finance ministers meeting in Nicosia today (14 September), following a Eurogroup meeting which left hanging the issue of an aid package for Spain.
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Global Europe 03-07-2012

Cyprus takes on EU Presidency amid bailout talks

Cyprus began its 1st EU rotating Presidency on Sunday only days after it formally requested European financial aid. As the 5th eurozone country to ask for a bailout, Cyprus banks are hugely exposed to the Greek crisis. Cypriot officials said on Monday that the bailout request will not affect their management of Europe's agenda. As Cyprus holds talks with Brussels, it might also seek help elsewhere. Nicosia held discussions with Russia to get a bilateral loan of up to 6 billion euros. Already in 2011, Russia lent the Cypriot government over 2 billions euros.
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