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Blair is “deeply worried” UK may leave EU: paper

Blair is “deeply worried” UK may leave EU: paper

Published 08/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told a German newspaper he was "deeply worried" Britain might opt to leave the European Union [more…]

German politicians concerned about bigger role for ESM

German politicians concerned about bigger role for ESM

Published 04/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Politicians in Germany's ruling centre-right coalition have expressed renewed concerns about an increased role for the euro zone's permanent bailout fund, which [more…]

ECB’s Draghi faces leadership test over euro pledge

ECB’s Draghi faces leadership test over euro pledge

Published 02/08/2012

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi was under intense pressure from investors, European leaders and even the United States to deliver on [more…]

Germans gloomy on economy, Merkel support firm: poll

Published 01/08/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - More than half of Germans are pessimistic about the economy but support for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives is holding firm, thanks partly [more…]

Analysis: ASEAN path to economic union muddied by South China Sea

Published 31/07/2012

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Discord in Southeast Asia over how to deal with Beijing's claims in the South China Sea comes as the region struggles to [more…]

German support for Merkel’s crisis handling erodes: poll

German support for Merkel’s crisis handling erodes: poll

Published 29/07/2012

BERLIN (Reuters) - Only one third of Germans still believe Angela Merkel is making the right decisions over the euro zone debt crisis, according to [more…]

Ukrainian minister says Tymoshenko completes medical treatment

Ukrainian minister says Tymoshenko completes medical treatment

Published 27/07/2012

KIEV (Reuters) - Former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko, whose jailing for abuse of power soured Ukraine's relations with the European Union, has completed her medical [more…]

Slovenia to hold presidential election on November 11

Slovenia to hold presidential election on November 11

Published 25/07/2012

LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Euro zone member Slovenia will hold a regular presidential election on November 11, Parliamentary Speaker Gregor Virant said on Wednesday. One of [more…]

UK PM’s ex-media boss, friend to face charges for hacking

UK PM’s ex-media boss, friend to face charges for hacking

Published 24/07/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's former spin doctor and a friend who was a top executive in Rupert Murdoch's media empire face phone [more…]

IMF economist accuses Fund of suppressing information

Published 21/07/2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A veteran economist at the International Monetary Fund has accused the global lender of suppressing information on difficulties in dealing with the [more…]