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This post has been updated and corrected. See the notes below and at the bottom for details.ATHENS -- Defending a last-resort deal with international lenders, bleary-eyed officials on Cyprus said Monday that they had managed to avert a devastating default for the tiny Mediterranean nation and kept it from being forced out of Europe's single-...
ATHENS -- Officials from Cyprus and international lenders were locked in long and tortuous talks Sunday, trying to strike a deal on a rescue plan that would keep the island’s failing banks from collapsing while maintaining membership in Europe&...
ATHENS -- The clock began ticking for Cyprus on Thursday when the European Central Bank warned the beleaguered country that it had until Monday to find $7.5 billion needed to qualify for a financial bailout. The stern ultimatum that the European Central...
ATHENS — After hours of tortuous threats and talks, Cyprus reached a draft deal with its international lenders Monday to keep the island’s failing banks from collapsing and its economy anchored to Europe’s single currency....
ATHENS -- Scrambling to stave off a chaotic government default and exit from Europe’s single currency club, Cyprus’ beleaguered government on Tuesday proposed a revised plan to shield small account holders from a divisive tax on bank accounts,...
Although Nick B. Williams Jr. would carve out a distinguished career as an editor and foreign correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, he first had to overcome the "junior" at the end of his name. He joined the newspaper in the late 1960s when his father,...
Tags: Asia, Cyprus, Bangkok (Thailand), Nick Williams, Gainesville
World NowCyprus asked European Union states for a bailout of its troubled banks, becoming the fifth member of the Eurozone to seek help balancing its books....
Reporting from Nicosia, Cyprus -- Rauf Denktash, the former Turkish Cypriot leader whose determined pursuit of a separate state for his people and strong opposition to the divided island's reunification defined a political career spanning six decades,...
Tags: Heart Problems, European Union, Turkey, Greece, Stroke
Times Staff WriterA biographer of Jack Kerouac blasted Viking Penguin on Tuesday for allegedly removing his name and all references to his work from its books about the late author as part of a vendetta against him by the executor of Kerouac's estate. At a Manhattan...
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Gerald Nicosia is the author of "Home to War: A History of the Vietnam Veterans' Movement" (Crown Publishers, 2001, forthcoming in a new edition from Carroll & Graf this August). His research for the book included a Freedom of Information Act request...
Tags: Book, Vietnam, Crimes, John Kerry, Justice System
Odds are your vacation will pass happily and harm-free, whether you spend it in Washington, D.C., or Wales. But before you relax entirely, consider your wallet, your car, your life insurance and these findings from a British government team that...
Tags: Italy, Portugal, Germany, Trips and Vacations, Murder
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the political priest who overthrew the world's most powerful reigning monarch but never achieved his dream of either national unity or a worldwide Islamic revival, has died at the age of 86, Tehran Radio announced today....
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