The European Union is poised to grant Morocco an ‘advanced statute’ to make it the Euromed country with the most economic policy benefits.
In the Democratic camp the gloves are off. It was Obama’s running mate, Joe Biden, who led the counterattack to their Republican rivals’ convention
After stealing presidential rival Barack Obama’s thunder over the need for root and branch change in American political life the Republican
American Vice President Dick Cheney is in Ukraine on the final leg of his tour aimed at bolstering support for US allies in the southern Caucasus
Several European Union countries have called for an international enquiry into the Russia-Georgia crisis. Europe’s top diplomats brainstorming in the
Libya’s long journey towards international acceptance began four years ago. It was in 2004 that diplomatic relations between Washington and Tripoli
European shares fell for a third day running on Friday finishing down over 2%. It was the worst weekly performance since January 2003 with the bad
Russia’s currency rose after the country’s central bank stepped into the market and sold foreign reserves to brake the rouble’s fall. The Russians
The US unemployment rate shot up in August as 84,000 jobs were lost during the month and the figures for June and July were revised upwards by a
Oil prices continue to slide thanks to falling demand. Adding to the effect is the strengthening of the dollar – the currency used to buy and sell
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has arrived in Libya at the start of what she herself has billed an “historic” visit. It is the first time in
The US Navy has sent a third ship to Georgia to deliver humanitarian aid. The USS Mount Whitney dropped anchor off the port of Poti, which is
The Spanish Government has acted to calm fears over plans to stop issuing visas to unskilled migrant workers.
Unions claimed radical proposals
The Golan Heights are at the very heart of the Middle East conflict and talks to try to resolve it. For 40 years, they have dominated relations
“Nuit de Chien” and “Hurt Locker” have both been shown at the Venice Film Festival. The two films could not be more different. “Nuit de Chien” is the
French writer Catherine Millet made her name with a memoir of her countless sexual flings, but it turns out she was as jealous as any faithful wife
An historic election in Angola has been marked by complaints about disorganisation and delays. In its first parliamentary poll for 16 years, Angola
Spain is planning to stop issuing visas to unskilled migrant workers. Posposals aimed at stemming a tide of immigration could force employers to
Change, says John McCain, will be the hallmark of his administration if he is elected President of the United States. The Republican nominee pledged
Police and protesters clashed near the convention hall shortly before John McCain accepted the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Around 250
It is against a backdrop of security fears, political instability and a sagging economy that Pakistani legislators are preparing to elect a new
A third US naval ship has been delivering humanitarian aid to Georgia. However, unlike the two other American vessels, the USS Mount Whitney was
Few in Haiti will forget hurricane season 2008.
In the port city of Gonaives, hungry people are roaming flooded streets in search of food.
The security of NATO troops in Afghanistan is being widely debated again in France after a magazine printed photos of Taliban fighters with spoils
Spain has taken a first step towards relaxing its stringent laws on abortion, but the Socialist government, which promised terminations on demand, is
For the first time in 16 years, Angolans vote today in an election widely expected to extend the ruling party’s three decade grip on power.
Republican presidential hopeful John McCain has formally accepted his party’s nomination as candidate to run for the White House, at a rapturous