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Latest update : 2013-03-19

Cyprus, a risky rescue (part 2)

The debt of tiny Cyprus may have seemed like small change to the eurozone giants who insisted Nicosia share the pain of its bailout, but an unprecedented plan for a one-time tax on personal savings has since sent shockwaves around the world.

  • Nathalie SAVARICAS. France 24 Correspondent (from Nicosia, Cyprus);
  • Andreas EVAGORA. Cypriot journalist;
  • Gerard DUSSILLOL. Chair of the Public Finances Committee, Thomas More Institute;
  • Ronald FREEMAN. Member of the Executive Committee, Atlantic Council;
  • Andrei BOUGROV. Senior Managing Director, Interros (from Moscow).

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Claire Williams, Christopher Davis.

Watch the first part here.

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Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 2)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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2014-12-16 Pakistan

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 1)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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