Lawmakers have voted for a rescue of the struggling euro zone member. The vote puts Cyprus on track to receive an emergency loan from Europe.
Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called new elections as protests against her government continue. The move is not expected to satisfy opponents, who want Yingluck, the sister of the exiled former leader Thaksin Shinawatra, to be replaced first.
Riot police in Ukraine have moved in on protest camps in the heart of the capital, pulling down barricades in a bid to dislodge protestors.
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