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An European Union flag is seen ablaze during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An European Union flag is seen ablaze during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An European Union flag is seen ablaze during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A policeman stands guard in front of trucks carrying containers at the Central Bank in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Andreas Manolis

A policeman stands guard in front of trucks carrying containers at the Central Bank in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Andreas Manolis

A policeman stands guard in front of trucks carrying containers at the Central Bank in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Andreas Manolis
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A protester stands atop the fence at the Presidential Palace during an anti-bailout rally in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A protester stands atop the fence at the Presidential Palace during an anti-bailout rally in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A protester stands atop the fence at the Presidential Palace during an anti-bailout rally in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Protesters cast their shadows on a Cypriot flag during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Protesters cast their shadows on a Cypriot flag during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

Protesters cast their shadows on a Cypriot flag during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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A flag featuring Che Guevara flies over protesters during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

A flag featuring Che Guevara flies over protesters during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis

A flag featuring Che Guevara flies over protesters during an anti-bailout rally outside the presidential palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yorgos Karahalis
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Protesters take part in an anti-bailout rally outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Protesters take part in an anti-bailout rally outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Protesters take part in an anti-bailout rally outside the Presidential Palace in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A man walks on an empty street in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A man walks on an empty street in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A man walks on an empty street in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A man walks on a street by a closed shop in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A man walks on a street by a closed shop in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A man walks on a street by a closed shop in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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People sit near a branch of Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

People sit near a branch of Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

People sit near a branch of Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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People make transaction at an ATM outside a branch of Laiki Bank in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

People make transaction at an ATM outside a branch of Laiki Bank in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

People make transaction at an ATM outside a branch of Laiki Bank in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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A shop window features signs in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A shop window features signs in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

A shop window features signs in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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An Israeli tourist walks on an empty street in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Israeli tourist walks on an empty street in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

An Israeli tourist walks on an empty street in the tourist area of the old district of Nicosia March 27, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Cyprus Central Bank Governor Panicos Demetriades (L) and Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris listen to reporters' questions during a news conference in the building of the Central Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Cyprus Central Bank Governor Panicos Demetriades (L) and Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris listen to reporters' questions during a news conference in the building of the Central Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Cyprus Central Bank Governor Panicos Demetriades (L) and Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris listen to reporters' questions during a news conference in the building of the Central Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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Cyprus Central Bank Governor Panicos Demetriades (L) and Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris listens to reporters' questions during a news conference in the building of the Central Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Cyprus Central Bank Governor Panicos Demetriades (L) and Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris listens to reporters' questions during a news conference in the building of the Central Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis

Cyprus Central Bank Governor Panicos Demetriades (L) and Cypriot Finance Minister Michael Sarris listens to reporters' questions during a news conference in the building of the Central Bank of Cyprus in Nicosia March 26, 2013. REUTERS/Yannis Behrakis
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