Politics

Sierra Leone president eyes new term amid mining boom

Sierra Leone president eyes new term amid mining boom

Published 15/11/2012

TILORMA, Sierra Leone (Reuters) - When the European Union's chief election observer Richard Howitt asked people in this remote village last month if they had [more…]

Euro zone falls into second recession since 2009

Euro zone falls into second recession since 2009

Published 15/11/2012

BRUSSELS/BERLIN (Reuters) - The euro zone debt crisis dragged the bloc into its second recession since 2009 in the third quarter despite modest growth in [more…]

Greece wins more time but no immediate aid

Greece wins more time but no immediate aid

Published 12/11/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece's international lenders agreed on Monday to give the country two more years to make the cuts demanded of it but the [more…]

Ukraine election marred by delays, irregularities: EU

Ukraine election marred by delays, irregularities: EU

Published 12/11/2012

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ukraine's October 28 parliamentary election was marred by a delayed vote count and other irregularities, the European Union said on Monday. The [more…]

Georgian PM, on Brussels visit, criticized over arrests

Georgian PM, on Brussels visit, criticized over arrests

Published 12/11/2012

BRUSSELS/PRAGUE (Reuters) - NATO and European Union leaders upbraided Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili on Monday over the arrest of political opponents as he visited [more…]

Erdogan moots restoring death penalty in Turkey

Erdogan moots restoring death penalty in Turkey

Published 12/11/2012

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey should consider bringing back the death penalty, a decade after Ankara abolished capital punishment as part [more…]

Ex-BBC boss set to take reins at New York Times

Ex-BBC boss set to take reins at New York Times

Published 12/11/2012

(Reuters) - The New York Times Co said it will proceed with its plan for Mark Thompson to take over as CEO on Monday, despite [more…]

Draghi open to ECB rate cut, done helping Greece

Draghi open to ECB rate cut, done helping Greece

Published 08/11/2012

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The euro zone economy shows little sign of recovering before the year-end despite easing financial market conditions, European Central Bank President Mario [more…]

Draghi comments at ECB news conference

Draghi comments at ECB news conference

Published 08/11/2012

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank held its main interest rate at 0.75 percent on Thursday, deferring any cut in borrowing costs while it [more…]

Merkel warns Britain against European Union exit

Merkel warns Britain against European Union exit

Published 07/11/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Germany's Angela Merkel on Wednesday warned Britain not to turn its back on Europe and urged its Prime Minister David Cameron to [more…]