Conservative candidate wins Cyprus election

Conservative candidate Nicos Anastasiades won Cyprus' presidential runoff election Sunday by one of the widest margins in 30 years, and will quickly have to face the formidable task of preventing the country from suffering a financial meltdown.


Anastasiades won with 57.48%, far ahead of left-wing rival Stavros Malas, who had 42.51% of the vote, according to final results. (AP)