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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.

By Anelise Borges

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Has the Chinese dragon caught a cough? Growth is down, while public debt amounts to 10% of GDP. Will a planned curb on spending burst not just China but all of Asia's housing...

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2015-03-05 China

Coughing dragon? China's growth slows amid credit crunch fears (part 1)

Has the Chinese dragon caught a cough? Growth is down, while public debt amounts to 10% of GDP. Will a planned curb on spending burst not just China but all of Asia's housing...

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2015-03-04 children

Soft on smacking? France slammed for not banning corporal punishment (part 1)

Are we too soft on smacking? The Strasbourg-based Council of Europe has taken France to task for not banning corporal punishment, when 22 of the Council's 47 member states have...

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2015-03-04 children

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2015-03-03 Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu on Capitol Hill: Israeli PM calls for deal breaker with Iran (part 2)

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress has angered the White House – coming just two weeks before a general election in Israel. And the partisanship goes beyond...

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