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#Cyprus

# cyprus - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From The Score Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow Upsets

Macedonia and 3 other occasions when Ireland have been humbled by a minnow

Slip-ups against lesser opposition aren’t a common occurrence but are we due one?

# cyprus - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A painting of a ballerina putting on her shoe – worth €6 million – has been stolen Oceans 14

# cyprus - Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Cypriots file ‘war crimes’ complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court Cyprus

Cypriots file ‘war crimes’ complaint against Turkey at International Criminal Court

Complaint criticises Turkish settlement activity in breakaway northern Cyprus.

# cyprus - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The Score No biggie, just Rio Ferdinand joining Cillian Sheridan’s title-winning celebrations Living The Dream

No biggie, just Rio Ferdinand joining Cillian Sheridan’s title-winning celebrations

Not content with scoring the winning goal in the Cypriot league decider, the Cavan man had Rio and Jody over for tea.

# cyprus - Sunday 1 June, 2014

From The Score Irish striker Cillian Sheridan clinches league win for APOEL Nicosia In Form Forward This post contains videos

Irish striker Cillian Sheridan clinches league win for APOEL Nicosia

The Cavan footballer scored the only goal in a narrow win.

# cyprus - Friday 28 March, 2014

Cyprus was still imposing post-bailout cash withdrawal limits until today

The €300 limit was intended to prevent a run on the country’s banks.

# cyprus - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 11 biggest international stories of 2013 Global Outlook

The 11 biggest international stories of 2013

Here’s what happened around the world in 2013.

# cyprus - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Cyprus university now letting you pay fees with Bitcoins

The country was one of the first to embrace Bitcoins after people moved their savings to the online currency following its controversial bailout.

# cyprus - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Slight rise in EU unemployment rate

The biggest increases in unemployment were in Greece and Cyprus. Ireland is seventh worst out of the 28 EU members.

# cyprus - Friday 27 September, 2013

Cyprus gets €1.5bn from EU’s emergency fund

The crisis-hit nation has now received half of the package it was pencilled to get from the ESM.

# cyprus - Friday 6 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day

# cyprus - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Britain sends six Typhoon jets to Cyprus base Tensions

Britain sends six Typhoon jets to Cyprus base

However, the country said they are not deploying them to take part in military action against Syria.

# cyprus - Friday 5 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis Timely

Cyprus launches criminal investigation into banking crisis

The investigation will focus on possible offences between 2006 and 2013 committed by individuals who are potentially responsible for the economic crisis.

# cyprus - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

IMF gives the ok for €1 billion bailout loan for Cyprus

The IMF said the money is intended to stabilise the country’s ravage financial system.

# cyprus - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Who’s next in line to be consumed by the European crisis? Opinion

Column: Who’s next in line to be consumed by the European crisis?

While other countries are showing signs of difficulty, it’s Spain’s deterioration which could bring the euro crisis to its most dangerous point, writes Tom McDonnell, who asks where Europe goes from here?

# cyprus - Friday 12 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus eases controls on stricken banks – but keeps €300 withdrawal limit Bailout

Cyprus eases controls on stricken banks – but keeps €300 withdrawal limit

The restrictions were imposed to prevent a run on the banks during the dramatic Cyprus bailout.

# cyprus - Saturday 6 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth – but why? Opinion

Aaron McKenna: While the Eurozone is floundering, the US is seeing growth – but why?

The EU needs to either get on with integration, proper banking and political union or separate into amicable trading partners and neighbours, writes Aaron McKenna.

# cyprus - Thursday 4 April, 2013

ECB chief Draghi admits initial Cyprus bailout plan was ‘not smart’

The head of the European Central Bank was speaking as the eurozone’s central bank left interest rates unchanged at 0.75 per cent today.

From TheJournal.ie My Cyprus, changed forever Read Me

My Cyprus, changed forever

Tamer Fakahany, a deputy managing editor with Associated Press, recalls the displacement of Cypriots he witnessed as a boy – and why its present travails have inspired him to return with his young son.

# cyprus - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus finance minister resigns Adios

Cyprus finance minister resigns

Michalis Sarris had been chariman of Laiki Bank, whose failure was a major contributor to the island’s major financial problems.

# cyprus - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Bank of Cyprus customers could lose up to 60 per cent of savings

Senior Bank of Cyprus official Mario Skandalis confirmed the figures, although he said they had not been finalised and a final announcement was expected by Monday.

# cyprus - Friday 29 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus Central Bank eases domestic restrictions Banking

Cyprus Central Bank eases domestic restrictions

The regulator made the announcement to clarify the capital control rules it introduced this week to prevent a run on the country’s banks.

Cyprus president: Crisis is ‘contained’ and we won’t leave eurozone

Nicos Anastasiades has also thanked the Cypriot public for their “maturity and collectedness” as the banks reopened.

From TheJournal.ie Column: EU unity is little more than fiction in the wake of Cyprus being hung out to dry Opinion

Column: EU unity is little more than fiction in the wake of Cyprus being hung out to dry

The Cypriot case demonstrates that the European authorities are now prepared to cross the rubicon into the appropriation of deposits. It seems clear that this crisis has seen the Eurozone enter a new and dangerous phase, writes John O’Brennan.

# cyprus - Thursday 28 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie With limits on cash withdrawals, Cypriot banks reopen calmly Cyprus

With limits on cash withdrawals, Cypriot banks reopen calmly

The restrictions on withdrawals, cashing of cheques and taking money abroad will be lifted within a month, the country’s foreign minister said today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s what you should know this morning as you kick off your Thursday.

# cyprus - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Cyprus says banks to reopen tomorrow with tight controls Cyprus

Cyprus says banks to reopen tomorrow with tight controls

A limit of €300 will be placed on withdrawals.

From TheJournal.ie Fears of Cyprus-style hit on bank deposits ‘scaremongering’, says MEP Cyprus

Fears of Cyprus-style hit on bank deposits ‘scaremongering’, says MEP

Fine Gael’s Sean Kelly says there’s “no connection whatsoever” between the situations in Ireland and in Cyprus.

# cyprus - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here’s what you need to know as you kick off your Tuesday.

# cyprus - Monday 25 March, 2013

Updated: All banks in Cyprus will now stay closed until Thursday

Earlier it had been reported that all banks, aside from the country’s two biggest financial institutions, would reopen tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Column: It’s been an emotional upheaval but at least Cypriots are standing united Read Me

Column: It’s been an emotional upheaval but at least Cypriots are standing united

The people of Cyprus are no strangers to losing their belongings, as history has shown, writes Yiota Demetriou – who questions why her country is getting the short end of the stick.

Update: Eurozone head insists Cyprus deal not template for future bailouts

Jeroen Dijsselbloem had earlier said the Cyprus template – where depositors and bondholders are hit before governments – is the new model for how troubled banks will be handled. He has since clarified the remarks.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

Cyprus reaches last minute deal to avoid bankruptcy

A failure to reach a deal could have seen the country exit the Euro.

# cyprus - Sunday 24 March, 2013

Explainer: Your 25-point crash course on what’s happening in Cyprus

Bailouts! Deposit levies! Leaving the euro? It’s all been happening in the last ten days.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan insists: ‘We would never hit depositors in Ireland’ Cyprus

Noonan insists: ‘We would never hit depositors in Ireland’

Speaking in Brussels ahead of crunch talks on a proposed bailout for Cyprus, Finance Minister Noonan said he expected to reach a deal but that it will be a long night.

Eurozone finance ministers to meet in Brussels on Cyprus crisis

Ministers will hold a last-ditch meeting to decide whether Cyprus will get a bailout – or be forced to leave the euro.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine things you need to know as you kick off your Sunday.

# cyprus - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Merkel ally admits European authorities underestimated Cyprus ‘mess’ Cyprus This post contains videos

Merkel ally admits European authorities underestimated Cyprus ‘mess’

Elmar Brok, the chair of the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs Committee, has admitted he can foresee a situation where Cyprus could exit the single currency and said that authorities underestimated the current situation there.

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