The government says it is trying to crack down on human trafficking, but Corina Drousiotou, from the Cyprus Refugee Council, said it's having the opposite effect.
Since 1974, the island of Cyprus has been divided by a ceasefire "Green Line" that separates the majority-Greek south from the Turkish-occupied north. Now, two friends from both sides of the divide are pressing olives for peace.
There's been a lot of news out of Washington lately. But there's a lot more happening all over the world.
For the past four decades, Cyprus has been split between Turkish Cypriots in the north and Greek Cypriots in the south. Between them is a 112-mile, UN-mandated buffer zone — where little has changed since the 1970s. A photojournalist shows this strip of land left behind by time.
The Obama administration's effort to keep its memo on extra-judicial killings secret received a setback this week, when a judge ruled it had to hand over the rationale under the Freedom of Information Act. Meanwhile, North Koreans are increasingly frustrated with their own government — while Russians are falling more and more in line with theirs. That and more in today's Global Scan.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Thomas about how this crisis is affecting his restaurant, his family, and his financial future.
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde is regarded as a female icon of success and self-confidence in France.
A banking collapse on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus has been avoided, but the bailout plan is going to be painful for many bank customers there. Stavros Zenios, a professor of finance at the University of Cyprus in Nicosia, outlines the plan.
The European Union drove a pretty tough bargain on the Cyprus bailout deal. As a result some bank costumers in Cyprus are having to swallow some pretty bitter medicine.