Politics

Former Murdoch executive held in UK hacking inquiry

Former Murdoch executive held in UK hacking inquiry

Published 30/08/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Crone, a former senior legal executive at Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper business, has been arrested by police investigating allegations of phone-hacking [more…]

ECB aid mustn’t let euro zone indebted off hook: Fetker

ECB aid mustn’t let euro zone indebted off hook: Fetker

Published 30/08/2012

ALPBACH, Austria (Reuters) - Any support the European Central Bank provides to struggling euro zone members should not ease the pressure on those countries to [more…]

China’s Premier Wen says confident Europe will beat crisis

China’s Premier Wen says confident Europe will beat crisis

Published 30/08/2012

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Premier Wen Jiabao said on Thursday he is confident the crisis-stricken euro zone can survive its nagging debt crisis, but warned [more…]

Yahoo! fires Washington news chief over Republican joke

Yahoo! fires Washington news chief over Republican joke

Published 29/08/2012

(Reuters) - Yahoo! News fired its chief political correspondent on Wednesday for an off the cuff remark about Republicans partying "with black people drowning". David [more…]

Markets will wait for ECB silver bullet, but not for long

Markets will wait for ECB silver bullet, but not for long

Published 29/08/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Investors have put their faith in the European Central Bank's ability to get on top of the euro zone debt crisis and [more…]

Spain, EU in agreement over bad bank terms: minister

Spain, EU in agreement over bad bank terms: minister

Published 29/08/2012

MADRID (Reuters) - The Spanish government and European Union officials are in agreement on the general terms for creating a bad bank to hold toxic [more…]

Merkel backs Weidmann, warns allies on Greece rhetoric

Merkel backs Weidmann, warns allies on Greece rhetoric

Published 26/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced support for Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann on Sunday, saying she welcomed his warnings about the handling of [more…]

Merkel offers Greek PM no extra time on bailout

Merkel offers Greek PM no extra time on bailout

Published 24/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel reassured Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras on Friday that she wanted his country to stay in the euro zone, but [more…]

Spain not in talks over European sovereign aid: Deputy PM

Spain not in talks over European sovereign aid: Deputy PM

Published 24/08/2012

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain is not in talks with the euro zone over financial assistance to lower its borrowing costs, Spain's deputy prime minister said [more…]

Greek PM seeks “breathing space” as talks begin

Greek PM seeks “breathing space” as talks begin

Published 22/08/2012

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's Prime Minister Antonis Samaras started a European charm offensive on Wednesday with an appeal to Germans for more time to meet [more…]