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Michele Kambas

Michele Kambas

    Cyprus holds first gay pride parade
    Cyprus holds first gay pride parade
    Thousands of people marched in Cyprus's first gay pride parade on Saturday, calling for equal rights in a country where homosexuality is still...
    Bailout vote decides Cyprus's eurozone fate
    Bailout vote decides Cyprus's eurozone fate
    Lawmakers were due to meet in an extraordinary session to ratify the terms of the aid, which is conditional on Cyprus winding down its second-largest bank and imposing heavy losses on uninsured depositors in another. Voting was expected on Tuesday afternoon....
    Cyprus finance minister quits after bailout concludes
    Cyprus finance minister quits after bailout concludes
    The country slashed its dominant banking sector and hit depositors with losses.
    Cyprus revises bank tax to delay bailout vote
    Cyprus revises bank tax to delay bailout vote
    The weekend announcement that Cyprus would impose a tax on bank accounts as part of a €10-billion bailout by the European Union broke with previous practice that depositors' savings were sacrosanct. The euro and stock markets fell on concern...
    Cypriots take to the polls in hopes of a bankruptcy saviour
    Cypriots take to the polls in hopes of a bankruptcy saviour
    The eastern Mediterranean nation's worst economic crisis in four decades eclipsed its almost four-decade-old partition as the main issue in...
    Clashes outside Parliament as strike grips Greece
    Clashes outside Parliament as strike grips Greece
    Protesters threw fire bombs at police outside Parliament on Wednesday during a general strike which paralysed Greece and piled pressure on a...
    Cypriots tear down barricades on division symbol
    Cypriots tear down barricades on division symbol
    Greek and Turkish Cypriots on Thursday pulled down barricades that have separated them for half a century, reopening Ledra Street, a potent symbol...
    Cyprus leaders agree to relaunch reunification talks
    Cyprus leaders agree to relaunch reunification talks
    Leaders of Cyprus's Greek and Turkish communities agreed on Friday to relaunch reunification talks and to open a barricaded street in Nicosia that...
    Cypriots may soon erase symbol of division
    Cypriots may soon erase symbol of division
    Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders may soon erase the most potent symbol of the island's division, by reopening a bullet-pocked crossing between the...
    Greek Cypriots dismantle symbol of division
    Greek Cypriots dismantle symbol of division
    Greek Cypriots razed to the ground a symbol of Cyprus's decades-old division running through the heart of the capital Nicosia and challenged Turkey...