BREAKING NEWS

2011-04-05

Europe

Gates on aid drive in Europe

Philanthropist and Microsoft founder Bill Gates has been urging the European Union and its member governments to sustain foreign aid in their

Business

Oil at 2-1/2 year high

The cost of crude remains near its highest in two and a half years on unrest in oil exporting countries in the Middle East and Africa. The former

World

UN climate conference in Bangkok

At the UN Climate Conference in Bangkok, representatives from 200 countries have discussed how to build on the agreements made at the climate change

World

More violence in Yemen

There have been more deaths and injuries in Yemen as violent clashes continue between opposition protesters and forces loyal to President Saleh.

World

Rubygate revelations rumble on

She is the young woman at the origin of the scandal that has hit Silvio Berlusconi like no other. Last November Karima El Mahroug, otherwise known

Europe

Arab revolutions, Israeli fears

What the wave of revolutions in the Mediterranean might change for Israel has been under debate among political analysts and academics in Paris, at a

Business

Tokyo Electric shares slump

Shares of Tokyo Electric Power tumbled to a record low on Tuesday amid mounting investor concerns about how it will cope with the bill for its