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By LIZ ALDERMAN
President Nicos Anastasiades delayed a vote on a $13 billion deal that set off outrage for calling on Cypriot bank depositors to bear part of the cost, while stock markets faltered on concerns over the plan.
Stocks dropped as a divisive bailout plan for Cyprus gave investors a reason to lock in profits from the recent rally.
By MARK SCOTT
Just as pressure was easing on Europe's financial sector, the situation in Cyprus has created chaos, sending bank shares tumbling and raising concerns that other institutions could face similar problems.
By JULIA WERDIGIER
Britain's finance minister is expected to continue with his austerity plans when the budget is announced Wednesday, despite the failure of the policies to improve the economy to date.
By HANIA MOURTADA and RICK GLADSTONE
Syrian forces have occasionally clashed with anti-Assad fighters across the Lebanon border, but had never before used warplanes to strike at suspected rebel hideouts inside Lebanese territory.
By SIMON ROMERO and WILLIAM NEUMAN
The election of Francis is focusing scrutiny on his role at the Roman Catholic Church in Argentina, which was accused of complicity during a military junta's violent reign.