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When the protesters stopped them from going to parliament, the politicians ended up arriving in police vans and even by helicopter.
Attempting to calm the waters after a day of fierce protest and a national strike.
The Greek Prime Minister has announced a cabinet reshuffle and
Greece is truly in crisis. The army is on the streets and the whole country has ground to a halt.
Even the emblematic Acropolis is closed to
Europe’s forestry ministers have gathered in Oslo.
They are among delegates from 46 nations who are discussing plans for a legal framework for
As thousands of Syrians flee from the violence into neighbouring Turkey, the lack of response from the West is in stark contrast to its reaction to
On May 2, 2010, the Greek government penned an agreement with the IMF and EU in a last ditch attempt to keep the wolf from the door, namely
The world expected much from Basher-al Assad after he inherited power in Syria following his father’s death in 2000.
Basher was in London studying
As new clashes break out in Greece over government attempts to widen austerity measures, the prime minister has reportedly offered to resign – but on
With Greece on the verge of bankruptcy again, questions are being asked about the IMF and European Union having already made a loan to Athens of 110
The world’s largest art fair has opened in Switzerland featuring work by more than 2,500 artists.
Art Basel specialises in pieces from the 20th
The EU’s decision to pay out just 210 million euros in compensation to those who have lost out financially to the deadly E. coli epidemic has not
The number of Britons claiming jobless benefit rose at its fastest pace in almost two years in May. That casts doubt on the health of the labour
A towering nine-kilometre cloud of ash and rocks continue to emanate from the Puyehue volcano in Chile.
Mount Puyehue shook itself awake on June 4
June 16, 1963. Just over two years after Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in orbit. The
Opec’s earnings are set to hit a record above $1,000 billion this year, according to the latest estimates from the US Department of Energy.
Inflation in the United States slowed in May as the cost of fuel came down, but was till higher than economists has forecast.
Over 1.5 million kilometres from earth the Herschel Space Telescope has been observing the universe for the last two years, looking at radiation
Brooklyn’s King of Kitsch is back.
Barry Manilow has just put the finishing touches to ’15 Minutes’, his first album of new material in a
Jim Carrey stars alongside a bunch of feathered friends in his new film Mr. Popper’s Penguins.
The film is based on a 1938 kids book that tells
As unrest in Syria continues to shake the country, a rally in support of the country’s embattled president has taken place in Damascus.
Here are a few more excerpts from our interviews with Russian maestro Valery Gergiev and Austrian violinist Benjamin Schmid.
The government in Damascus says it is safe for Syrian refugees in Turkey to go home. But there appears to be little enthusiasm among them to do so
Schönbrunn, the summer residence of the Habsburg Monarchy, has always been renowned for music and elegance.
The highlight these days is the annual
Members of two major British teachers’ unions have voted in favour of a national strike over their pensions. Joined by a third public sector union
What a day! French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in Brussels intent on curbing those who speculate on food and other basic commodities. With the cost
Protesters were met by hundreds of police officers in full riot gear outside the Greek parliament as a day of action against austerity measures
Thousands of Syrians fled the historic town of Maarat al-Numaan to escape tanks and troops thrusting into the country’s north in a widening military
Greek protesters are facing off with riot police as the government attempts to push through new austerity measures.
Tens of thousands of Greeks
Pressure is growing on the Sri Lankan government to fully investigate alleged war crimes committed in the final months of civil war in
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