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Waiting on the Eurozone

While Greece has failed to meet the budget requirements mandated by the EU and the IMF, experts say eurozone leaders will likely continue to bailout the country because the costs of letting it go are far greater.

Veolia Falls After Les Echos Says CEO Frerot May Be Replaced: Paris Mover

Veolia Environnement SA (VIE) , the world’s biggest water utility, fell the most in a month as newspaper Les Echos said Chief Executive Officer Antoine Frerot’s predecessor, Henri Proglio , is seeking to oust him.

Honduras Prison Fire That Killed 350 Is Blamed on Crackdown Against Gangs

Honduras’s crackdown on violent gangs has led to a surge of inmates in poorly controlled and dilapidated jails, a policy that may have caused the world’s

Germany president row shakes Merkel’s coalition

BERLIN, Feb 20 — Angela Merkel’s conservatives accused their coalition partner on Monday of a “massive breach of trust” in backing opposition candidate Joachim Gauck for the German presidency, a move which forced the …

Finding fault for default

Greek rioters burned the German flag, the central bank of Greece was daubed as the “Bank of Berlin” and a Greek newspaper depicted German Chancellor Angela Merkel in a…

America again stabs Pakistan in the back

WASHINGTON  – Crossing the limits that apply to the international relations barring all states from interfering in the internal matters of other sovereign states, the US once again stabbed …

Jewish group: Chavez foe a target of anti-Semitism

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A prominent Jewish group is urging President Hugo Chavez to prevent anti-Semitic attacks on the opposition’s presidential candidate by state news media. The Simon Wiesenthal Center is condemning…

Malaysia runner says official gave him drugs

A gold medal-winning Malaysian athlete who failed a drug test at the Southeast Asian Games has claimed in a sworn statement that a top athletics official arranged his supply of banned substances, reports said Tuesday.

Sarkozy seeks presidency again, promising 'strong France'

Trailing in polls and criticized by supporters for taking too long to unleash his formidable campaign skills, Nicolas Sarkozy has finally made his reelection campaign official, telling France, “Yes, I’m a candidate

France, Britain 'to launch joint drone project'

France and Britain are to launch a joint project to build air combat drones during a visit by David Cameron to Paris, French newspaper Les Echos reported on Thursday.

Germany’s "Al Gore" Defects And Becomes A Sceptic About Global Warming

The myth of man-caused global warming continues to unravel and be exposed as the fraud it has always been. That’s the good news. The bad news…

Malaysia Building Society rises on report

Malaysia Building Society Bhd, a mortgage financing provider, climbed 4 per cent to RM2.32, on course for the highest close since August 1997. The company’s biggest shareholder, Employees Provident Fund, is considering buying out Malaysia Building, the

Italy coach Prandelli says something more behind Capello's England exit

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli was sorry to see Fabio Capello resign from the England job. read more

German Leaders Maintain Pressure on Greece

German leaders kept up pressure on Greece as the struggling euro member moved closer to approving an austerity package designed to stave off economic collapse.

China has no plans to 'buy out Europe': state media

BEIJING, February 13, 2012 (AFP) – China has no intention to “buy out Europe”, a top state-run newspaper said Monday, reiterating comments made by Premier Wen Jiabao ahead of a major summit

Germany: Arid Uka, Frankfurt airport shooter, jailed for life

The state court in Frankfurt today found Uka, 22, guilty of two counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder and serious bodily harm. read more

Greek austerity bill submitted to parliament

Draft legislation in Greece for new austerity measures needed for a euro130 billion ($170 billion) bailout deal has been submitted to parliament.

Greek prime minister warns of 'uncontrolled chaos' if country defaults

Greece’s plans to avert bankruptcy were in chaos on Friday night as politicians, police and protesters formed a powerful and violent opposition to the internationally-imposed austerity measures.

Al-Shabaab ties no big deal, official says

LONDON, Feb. 10 (UPI) — An announcement from al-Qaida that Somalia’s al-Shabaab was a formal affiliate confirms what most analysts already know, a U.S. official said.

Malaysia detains 'blasphemous' Saudi

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 10 (UPI) — A Saudi national who faces blasphemy charges and possible execution in his homeland is likely to be returned there, Malaysian officials said Friday.

China, Canada sign nine agreements

BEIJING, Feb. 9 (UPI) — China and oil-rich Canada, in line with visiting Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s plans to diversify trade, signed nine agreements Wednesday. Presented By: Chicago Booth Business Forecast   Ads


From Kenan Maliks blog Pandaemonium. Last October I wrote an essay about the decision of the European Court of Justice to deny a patent to the German

Serbia-Kosovo dialogue eases tensions, but challenges remain …

Assistant Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations Edmond Mulet. UN Photo/Ryan Brown 8 February 2012 – The resumption of dialogue between S.

Does the Greek Deal Go Far Enough?

Even as Greek leaders agree to new austerity measures, the IMF is calling on Greece’s official creditors to take losses on its bond holdings. Analysts and policymakers increasingly question the wisdom of EU-mandated austerity measures at the expense of growth.

Billions of tons of water lost from world’s glaciers, satellite reveals

The total volume of water that has melted from all of the world’s polar ice sheets, ice caps and mountain glaciers over the past decade would repeatedly fill Britain’s largest

Groupon set to launch geo-located deals in Germany

The American online coupon firm is partnering with Deutsche Telekom to unleash physically-based deals. One German startup may already point the way forward.

Germany, Kazakhstan seal raw materials deal

Fifty separate contracts worth about $4-billion

Germany: 2 men arrested for spying on Syrian opposition

The two suspects are accused of conducting systematic surveillance of members of the Syrian opposition living in Germany over several years. read more

Occupy DC thugs plan violent disruption of CPAC

This is the way it always is with the Left and the Islamic supremacists. They are enemies of freedom, enemies of the freedom of speech, and brutish thugs who

Slow moving

DINAR CHATTER: There isn’t much being discussed in the Dinar rooms. Everyone is waiting. [..CAP1] THIS WEEK LOOKS VERY, VERY GOOD. WE LISTENED TO THE PTR …

China goes shopping in Europe

CHINESE companies and funds have ramped up investment in crisis-hit Europe, buying utilities, energy firms and even luxury yacht makers, but are steering clear of eurozone debt.

Cloudy outlook for solar rebates

Subsidies for hot water systems and solar panels have ground to a halt. BUYERS of solar panels and hot-water systems are being warned they face at least a 12-month wait if they want the full rebate to which they’re entitled under the government’s renewable…

Churchill’s Moroccan artist protege, Hassan El Glaoui

Winston Churchill’s artistic talent is highlighted by an exhibition at Leighton House in…

China criticizes Iran sanctions as Merkel visits; Wen says Beijing might contribute to bailout

By Joe McDonald, The Associated Press BEIJING, China – China’s main ruling party newspaper criticized sanctions on Iran as German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Friday with President Hu Jintao after urging …

Officials in Serbia say 11000 villagers are trapped by heavy snow …

Officials in Serbia say 11000 villagers are trapped by heavy snow and blizzards as European cold spell continues – AP. … Indian Ambassador leaves UN Security Council meeting on Syria. Reporters asked “How did the talks …

Syria and the UN: Libya bitten, Syria shy | The Economist

Syria and the UN . Libya bitten, Syria shy. Jan 31st 2012, 20:59 by R.L.G. | NEW YORK. Tweet. IN 2005 all the world’s countries signed up, in theory, to a new norm called the “responsibility to protect”. In short, the idea is that a government

Germany's Merkel calls on China to use influence with Iran over nuclear program

BEIJING, China – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called Thursday on China, the biggest buyer of Iranian oil, to use its influence to persuade Tehran to renounce possible nuclear weapons ambitions.

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