BREAKING NEWS

2011-05-18

World

Pressures for IMF chief to quit

While Dominique Strauss-Kahn sits in prison facing serious criminal charges, on the outside there is growing pressure for him to quit as head of the

World

A Yemen deal at last?

Some scepticism surrounds the latest deal in Yemen said to have been agreed between its president of 33 years and the opposition, which would allow

World

Europe and China symbiosis

Rivals or partners, confrontation or collaboration, Europe’s complicated relationship with China is under the spotlight as never before this week

World

Germany to cut size of military

Germany plans to slim down its armed forces in what is described as the most radical reform since the Bundeswehr was founded in the 1950s. Under

Sci-tech

The Space Truck

The European cargo spacecraft ATV, is the most complex vehicle ever built to re-supply an International Space Station. It can take nearly eight