The Cypriot president is predicting the island nation's parliament will reject a bailout plan demanded by international lenders that calls for taxing the savings accounts of depositors at the country's banks.
A man walks by graffiti that reads "Troika out" in the old city of capital Nicosia, Cyprus, March 19, 2013.
Protesters shout slogans outside parliament in Nicosia, Cyprus, March 18, 2013.
Protesters hold up their hands as they protest outside the parliament in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, March 18, 2013.
Demonstrators raise their arms in protest as Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades's convoy drives to the parliament in Nicosia, Cyprus, March 18, 2013.