German chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades, as European Council president Donald Tusk and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker point to her seat during the European People’s Party congress in Madrid, on Thursday. Photograph: Susana Vera/Reuters

Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades has received assurances from EU leaders that Turkey would be expected to meet commitments to the bloc and adhere (...)

Greek government has accused the country’s central bank governor Yannis Stournaras of attempting to undermine the administration. Photograph: Ints Kalnins/Reuters

The European Central Bank is increasingly concerned by a deteriorating relationship between the Greek government and the country’s central bank, accor(...)

Nicos Anastasiades, Cyprus’s president, reacts during the Ninth Cyprus Summit in Nicosia . Photographer: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Bloomberg

Cyprus will lift on Monday all the capital controls it imposed in 2013 amid a chaotic bailout, president Nicos Anastasiades said on Friday. “The lifti(...)

European Central Bank President (ECB) Mario Draghi delivering a speech during an official dinner at the Presidential Palace in Nicosia, Cyprus on Wednesday. The ECB, meeting in Cyprus, is expected to keep rates on hold and probably lift growth forecasts to reflect a string of positive data surprises.  (Photograph: EPA)

Keen to keep a low profile over the Greek crisis, the European Central Bank will focus on improved growth prospects on Thursday and unveil some but n(...)

Credit agency Standard and Poor’s has raised its rating on Cyprus to “B” from “B-“ today, saying the Mediterranean nation was faring better tha(...)

Police look on as demonstrators outside Cyprus’s parliament protest plans by the government to sell off state-owned enterprises. Photograph: Andreas Manolis/Reuters

Cyprus’s government will re-submit a privatisation law to parliament, a spokesman said today, a day after lawmakers rejected a sell-off plan, p(...)

Nicos Anastasiades (left), president of the internationally recognised Cypriot government, shakes hands with Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu as they announce the launch of peace negotiations in Nicosia. Photograph: Andreas Manolis/Reuters

The leaders of the Greek and Turkish territories on the disputed Mediterranean island(...)

Resistance to the concept of retroactive recapitalisation by the ESM has been intensifying in Brussels and Berlin in recent months. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/AP

Euro zone finance ministers gather in Luxembourg today amid mounting expectation that a definitive decision on the application of the euro zone’s ESM (...)

The euro zone does not intend to change the terms of Cyprus’s bailout as requested by Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades in a letter sent to euro zo(...)

A man walks past a branch of Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Cyprus will receive €1 billion from the International Monetary Fund as part of the €10 billion rescue package it agreed late in March with euro(...)