Cyprus goes to polls to elect president to seal bailout deal




 
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Cyprus goes to polls to elect president to seal bailout deal
 
February 17th, 2013  
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Cyprus goes to polls to elect president to seal bailout deal
NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cypriots went to the polls on Sunday to elect a president who will have to take responsibility for negotiating a financial rescue to save the small island nation from a bankruptcy that would reignite the euro zone debt crisis. Cyprus' worst economic crisis in four decades has blown away the island's divided status as the main issue in this year's elections, which conservative leader Nicos Anastasiades is tipped to win. ...

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