US charges 9/11 suspects

The US has issued formal charges against the alleged mastermind of the September 11 attacks, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, and four suspected


Portugal on thin rations

Portugal seems to be taking austerity steps in the right direction but it is does not have cause to celebrate yet. That was the European Commission’s


Yahoo shrinks to grow

Yahoo is to lay off 2,000 people, that is 15 percent of its workforce. The web company’s deepest round of job cuts in years come as new chief


Big contrast in Iberian debt

Spain’s tough austerity budget has failed to reassure the financial markets, and at its latest auction of government bonds Madrid had to offer higher


Sarajevo's tunnel of life

This tunnel in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo is a museum and a tribute to the city which was under siege for three and a half years. When the


EU development aid falls

After a decade of steady increases, EU development aid fell for the first time last year, latest figures from the OECD show. Collectively, the