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Cyprus president feeling heat in Brussels bailout marathon

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Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades faced intense pressure Sunday from Brussels bailout bosses in marathon talks, as the clock ticked on a deadline to avert bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro. 

People stand behind a placard asking for a referendum as they protest outside the parliament in Nicosia on March 24, 2013. Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades faced intense pressure Sunday from Brussels bailout bosses in marathon talks, as the clock ticked on a deadline to avert bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro.

A gathering of eurozone finance ministers only got under way at around 2100 GMT, four hours late, after Anastasiades was locked in discussions for eight hours with the heads of the European Central Bank, International Monetary Fund, European Union and eurozone.

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