Banks in Cyprus resumed normal trading hours Friday a day after a near two-week lockdown ended, but Cypriots face a month of cash curbs intended to prevent a run on deposits after an EU-led bailout.
A man looks through the glass door of a Laiki Bank branch in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, on March 28, 2013. Banks in Cyprus resumed normal trading hours on Friday after a near two-week lockdown and a day that averted a feared run on deposits following an EU-led bailout to rescue the island from bankruptcy.
Small queues of people built up outside banks on the east Mediterranean island as their doors reopened for a second day under draconian capital controls which include a daily withdrawal limit of 300 euros ($385).
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