Tributes and expressions of sorrow - Irish Times Nelson Mandela and the Politics of Science on HIV/AIDS - Huffington Post 12/6/2013 - 8:17 am | View Link
Europe struggles to agree plan to close sick banks - Reuters UK ... at stake, it may fall to Europe's political leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Francois Hollande, to negotiate an... 12/6/2013 - 6:14 am | View Link
PREVIEW-Europe struggles to agree plan to close sick banks - CNBC ... at stake, it may fall to Europe's political leaders, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France's Francois Hollande, to negotiate an... 12/6/2013 - 6:06 am | View Link
Palestine: Palestinian farmers prevented from reaching their lands ... - Muslim News President Hollande reassures Israel about Iran nuclear talks 0 comments Afghanistan: Kabul bomb attack kills six 0 comments Germany: Merkel... 12/1/2013 - 9:52 am | View Link
How CSEC became an electronic spying giant - Globe and Mail ... to explain why the NSA had been targeting the mobile phones of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French Prime Minister François Hollande. 11/30/2013 - 8:53 am | View Link
Merkel’s Business Wing Sees Chancellor in Hollande’s Footsteps Chancellor Angela Merkel is making Germany more like France by bowing to Social Democratic demands on economic policy to secure her third term, her party’s main spokesman for business said. Merkel, who won elections on Sept. 22, is risking ... 11/21/2013 - 9:45 am | View Link
Merkel and Hollande to change intelligence ties with US Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, said she and her French counterpart would launch a “joint initiative” to renegotiate their intelligence services’ co-operation with the US, saying protocols must be set following revelations of widespread ... 10/25/2013 - 1:32 am | View Link
Merkel, Hollande want to forge new intelligence pacts with U.S. BERLIN — The leaders of Germany and France on Friday proposed the creation of new cooperation agreements between U.S. and European intelligence services, taking the first steps toward resolving a diplomatic crisis in the wake of reports alleging that the ... 10/24/2013 - 11:33 pm | View Link
NSA spying scandal: Merkel and Hollande demand talks as US is accused of listening in on phone calls of 35 world leaders German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande have demanded talks with the US by the end of the year following allegations that 35 world leaders' phone calls were monitored by Washington's security agencies. Europe's leaders have ... 10/24/2013 - 9:10 pm | View Link
Insight: Merkel and Hollande On June 27, the two leaders met privately in Paris and, after weeks of public tension preceding Hollande's May 6 election, had a lengthy one-on-one discussion, French officials said. Hollande took Merkel for a 10 minute walk around the Elysee ... 07/10/2012 - 1:41 am | View Link
Russia news agency appoints controversial leader
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin has appointed a controversial news anchor known for his ultraconservative views to head a newly restructured state news agency.
North Korea announced Monday it had sacked leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, long considered the country's No. 2 power, saying corruption, drug use, gambling, womanizing and generally leading a "dissolute and depraved life" had caused Pyongyang's highest-profile fall from grace since Kim took power two years ago.
Sweeping wins for India's pro-business opposition party in state elections are being welcomed by investors as a sign that national polls next year will deliver a government capable of tackling the malaise in Asia's third-largest economy.
Thailand's political crisis took an unexpected turn Monday when Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said she would dissolve the lower house of Parliament and call early elections. The move appeared to be an attempt to ease tension after weeks of sometimes violent anti-government demonstrations. The country has experienced years of alternating street protests between supporters and opponents of Yingluck's older brother, ex-Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, who remains a key figure in Thai politics even though he is in self-imposed exile in Dubai.