220 Syrian migrants rescued off northern Cyprus

Nov 24, 2014

220 Syrian migrants rescued off northern Cyprus

Some 220 Syrian migrants crammed onto a fishing boat were rescued off the northern coast of Cyprus on Sunday as the vessel hit rough seas in the Mediterranean, authorities said. Turkish Cypriot authorities were able to rescue the passengers, including a number of children, ...

Betray your bank before Slovenia betrays you

Apr 1, 2013

Betray your bank before Slovenia betrays you

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What’s a Slovenian with several hundred thousand euros in the bank supposed to do? Spread it out among at least a few different banks, that’s what. Or move the money out of the country, while it’s still possible. Imagine what must be on the ...

Mar 30, 2013

Lessons of the Cyprus crisis

The collapse of Cyprus' banking system may have been averted thanks to an international rescue, but causes of the crisis have not been eradicated.