G20 praised yuan move

The G20 summit in Canada at the weekend was able to welcome the Chinese leadership seeming to bow to international pressure for Beijing to let its


iPhone 4: pros and cons

Days after the iPhone 4, Apple’s latest Smartphone, rolled out across the world, the opinions on it are mixed. Some experts say it’s a dramatic


Gender equality

European gender equality laws have brought progress in the last 50 years but obstacles remain for women in both professional and private life. How

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Clashes in Kashmir

Riot police fired tear gas and warning shots at protesters near Srinagar in Indian-administered Kashmir on Monday as they tried to march to join a


Moscow Film Festival closes

The Moscow International Film Festival came to a close on Saturday, staying true to its distinctly French flavour. Directors from France dominated


Know what you are eating

The European Parliament wants to standardise the labels on packaged food sold in Europe, as well as make them easier to understand. What can shoppers


Necas appointed Czech PM  

The Czech President Vaclav Klaus has appointed Petr Necas as prime minister.   The right-wing Civic Democrat leader has been officially sworn-in to


Noriega faces retrial in France

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega will appear before a French court today to face charges of money laundering. His lawyers had sought his