Cyprus plan to hit savers draws fury

Posted: March 19, 2013 at 5:23 a.m.

A police officer stands near a protest banner Monday outside the parliament building before a meeting in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Leaders in Cyprus and Brussels and elsewhere in Europe scrambled Monday to contain the fallout from the eurozone’s decision over the weekend to force ordinary bank depositors to share the pain of an international bailout.


A protester shouts Monday outside of parliament in Cyprus capital Nicosia, as the island country’s lawmakers prepare for a pa... (By: PETROS KARADJIAS) (Credit: AP)

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