Politics

Bulgarian parliament accepts government’s resignation

Bulgarian parliament accepts government’s resignation

Published 21/02/2013

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria's parliament on Thursday accepted the government's decision to resign in the face of anti-austerity protests, leaving the European Union's poorest state [more…]

Euro zone recovery hopes dealt a blow in February: PMIs

Euro zone recovery hopes dealt a blow in February: PMIs

Published 21/02/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - Hopes the euro zone might emerge from recession soon were dealt a blow on Thursday, as surveys showed the downturn in the [more…]

French general urges EU to equip “impoverished” Mali army

French general urges EU to equip “impoverished” Mali army

Published 20/02/2013

BAMAKO, Mali (Reuters) - The European Union should complement a mission to train Mali's army, routed by rebels last year, by providing equipment from uniforms [more…]

Analysis: Core problem for Europe as France, Germany drift apart

Analysis: Core problem for Europe as France, Germany drift apart

Published 20/02/2013

LONDON (Reuters)- Even as the euro zone periphery starts to spy some glimmers of hope, concern is mounting that Germany is drifting apart from other [more…]

Euro zone consumer confidence improves in February

Euro zone consumer confidence improves in February

Published 20/02/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone consumer confidence rose in February, figures released on Wednesday showed. The European Commission said a flash estimate that euro zone [more…]

EU executive gets national budget vetting powers

EU executive gets national budget vetting powers

Published 20/02/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission will check euro zone countries' draft budgets to verify if they are in line with EU rules and will [more…]

EU to clear Lufthansa, United, Air Canada tie-up: source

EU to clear Lufthansa, United, Air Canada tie-up: source

Published 20/02/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Lufthansa (LHAG.DE ), United Airlines (UAL.N ) and Air Canada (ACa.TO ) are set to win approval from the European Union's competition [more…]

China seeks extra testing of U.S. pork for feed additive

China seeks extra testing of U.S. pork for feed additive

Published 20/02/2013

CHICAGO (Reuters) - China wants a third party to verify beginning March 1 that U.S. pork shipped to the country is free of a feed [more…]

News media relations with Obama hit low ebb over golf weekend

News media relations with Obama hit low ebb over golf weekend

Published 19/02/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Relations between the White House and the correspondents who cover it, always edgy and adversarial, have hit a low ebb in a [more…]

U.S. to operate 26 state health exchanges with little local help

U.S. to operate 26 state health exchanges with little local help

Published 19/02/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Tuesday that it will operate federal online health insurance marketplaces in 26 of the 50 U.S. states [more…]