More on the island rescue
- With the eurozone’s €10bn Cyprus bailout now laid waste by the country’s parliament, the blame game begins – Peter Spiegel has put together what happened on Friday night in forensic detail.
- The Cyprus government is working with European officials on contingency plans to keep the island’s financial system afloat in case of a crippling outflow of deposits when the island’s banks reopen.
- The Economist Buttonwood Notebook takes a timely look at deposit insurance.
Elsewhere in the world
- A man imprisoned for two decades for killing a Hasidic rabbi in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, will walk free this week. The New York Times tells the story of the man who was framed in the case of the “Slain Rabbi”.
- With interest rates at rock-bottom, bond markets are hearing echoes of 1994. “What will happen, they ask, when the Fed decides it has done enough to stimulate the economy? Could there be another shock?”
- Jeffrey Goldberg spends time with King Abdullah II and asks whether he can liberalise Jordan and save his kingdom from capture by Islamist radicals.
- Brewers have been selling cheaper beer in Africa, aided by tax deals agreed with authorities.
- Douglas Paal and Dmitri Trenin at the Carnegie Endowment explain why Xi Jinping’s first trip as president is to Moscow.
- China mourns the passing of its most famous peasant by putting him on a (fake) Time cover.
- Buzzfeed has a striking collection of newspaper front pages from the start of the Iraq war.