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Slovakia’s parliament has rejected bolstering the euro-zone’s EFSF rescue fund and by doing so has triggered the fall of the government.
Gilad Shalit is set to be freed in an historic swap deal which will see around 1,000 Palestinian prisoners released.
Shalit a French national and
In Kiev, riot police were on duty before court proceedings began against Yulia Tymoshenko. About 2,000 supporters mixed with crowds of
The Slovak parliament continues to be entangled in heated debate over whether or not to support the eurozone’s EFSF rescue fund. It is the last of
The EU has expressed disappointment at the Tymoshenko verdict. A statement from the foreign policy office said justice was being applied selectively
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Tuesday said the jail term handed to former Ukrainian prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko was
The sentence in the Tymoshenko case has shocked Ukraine and surprised many people around the world. Just after the sentence was passed, euronews
The European Financial Stability Facility is the euro zone’s safety net set up in May of 2010 to combat the region’s sovereign debt crisis in the
How close is Saab to reaching the end of the road?
Several reports say the administrator in charge of the Swedish car maker’s restructuring under
New Zealand authorities expect that pollution will get worse but say there seems to be no danger of a container ship breaking up as it sits stuck on
Greece’s international creditors on Tuesday approved a new aid payout of eight billion euros to stave off the threat of a sovereign default.
Political leaders in Belgium are confident they can – at long last – form a new government. The politicians from eight parties have presented their
A Kiev court on Tuesday sentenced former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko to seven years in jail for ‘exceeding her powers’.
France have been training hard ahead of their Rugby World Cup semi-final clash with Wales on Saturday in Auckland.
Coach Marc Lievremont has stuck
Former Barcelona president Joan Laporta appeared in court this week as part of an investigation into alleged financial irregularities in his dealing
Opposition activists living outside Syria are accusing the country’s embassies of systematically monitoring their activities and harassing them as
Decisive action is needed urgently to stop the euro zone debt crisis threatening global economic stability according to the head of the European
Ukraine’s Yulia Tymoshenko, convicted of abuse of office in resolving a gas dispute, has had her share of accusations of shady dealing on the path
Klaus Töpfer had already found his calling before he saw people in Kenya trying to make food grow in poor, dry earth.
His field is the environment
October 12, 1810. The citizens of Munich are invited to celebrate the marriage of Crown Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxony-Hildburghausen
Children of the 1980s may be appalled but the remake of the classic 1984 movie Footloose is about to go on general release.
In Egypt, they have been burying their dead as Tuesday signalled the start of three days of mourning.
There has been a political fallout to violent
Libya’s interim government says it believes it has one of Muammer Gaddafi’s sons cornered in the centre of the ousted leader’s hometown of Sirte
High in Chile’s Atacama Desert, one of the world’s biggest astronomical projects is finally getting underway.
The oil producing group OPEC has cut its global oil demand growth forecast for a fourth straight month.
It says that is because of an economic
China is moving to support its stock market by buying shares of the country’s four biggest banks.
The domestic arm of China’s sovereign wealth fund
Long queues formed in the pouring rain from dawn as Liberia went to the polls. It is the West African state’s second presidential election since its
Occupy Wall Street protesters camp out in New York for day 24 of the grass roots movement against corporate greed and economic inequality that is
Outside the court, riot police were out in force.
Hundreds of supporters of Tymoshenko gathered outside the courthouse in the centre of Kiev, and