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  • In this photo taken Sunday, March 24, 2013, the minaret of the Selimiye mosque, or Cathedral of St Sophia is seen as soldiers patrol in the Turkish Cypriot part of the divided capital Nicosia. Turkish Cypriots have been watching with fascination - and consternation - as the economy of their long prosperous southern brethren implodes. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Without any financial ties to the south, and outside of the eurozone, the north has not been touched by the Greek Cypriot economic disintegration.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 02, 2013, 11:42 AM EDT
  • For many of the gangsters and underworld financiers who treated Nicosia as another stop on their laundry routes, new havens are an urgent necessity. Europe,Cyprus,Money laundering,Organized crime,Privacy,Russia,Mark Galeotti

    Published Date : Apr 01, 2013, 11:31 AM EDT
  • Protesters from the extreme right group shout slogans and wave flags during a rally outside the Cypriot Parliament in central capital Nicosia, on Thursday, March 28, 2013.

    Cyprus will try to draw strength from its not-so-distant experience of invasion — and the fact a whole generation knows what it means to rebuild from scratch.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 29, 2013, 6:47 AM EDT
  • A board on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Thursday, March 28, 2013, shows the closing number for the S&P 500 index.

    For the second time in less than a month, the stock market marched past another milepost on its long, turbulent journey back from the Great Recession.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 29, 2013, 6:50 AM EDT
  • Banks in Cyprus have reopened to customers for the first time in nearly two weeks, with customers now able to access their accounts, albeit with strict restrictions on transactions.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 28, 2013, 5:42 PM EDT
  • There is already talk that a ‘Cyprus euro’ may acquire a different value to every other euro, not what is supposed to happen to a single currency. Europe,capital controls,Cyprus,Euro,Paul Maidment

    Published Date : Mar 27, 2013, 1:22 PM EDT
  •   Moral hazard may not be quite dead in Europe but it has a bad, hacking cough. Europe,Cyprus,Jeroen Dijsselbloem,moral hazard,Systemic risk,Reuters Comment
    Published Date : Mar 26, 2013, 4:37 PM EDT