Portuguese bailout pressures

Euro currency leaders have a tense few weeks ahead of them, watching Portugal. The EU summit deferred until June final decisions on increasing the


Protests spread in Syria

Some 200 people protested in the centre of the Syrian capital Damascus on Friday, expressing their support for the citizens of Deraa, 100 kilometres

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Tsunami refugees in Miyagi

There are 108 refugee camps in the city of Ishinomaki in Miyagi Prefecture, housing 28,601 people. The city was badly damaged by the tsunami and


EU summit: Portugal and Libya

Concern weighs heavily on Portugal on day two of the EU leaders’ summit, as its prime minister, Jose Socrates, resigned on Wednesday, a victim of his