Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The FIFA congress resumed on May 29 after the all-clear was given following a bomb alert at the venue where world football's governing body will vote on whether to retain Sepp Blatter as president
NICOSIA - Agence France-Presse
A Lebanese-Canadian man detained in Greek Cyprus after two tonnes of potential bomb-making material was found in his home was reported by media May 29 to be a member of the militant group Hezbollah
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Prime Minister David Cameron starts a whirlwind two-day tour of European capitals including Paris and Berlin May 28 in a push to secure EU reforms before a referendum on whether Britain should leave.
VATICAN CITY – The Associated Press
The Vatican’s financial watchdog agency said May 29 that it received 147 reports of suspicious financial transactions last year, a sign that tough new anti-money laundering norms are taking hold at its scandal-marred bank
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said a British referendum on whether to leave the EU was "very risky", ahead of a visit by Prime Minister David Cameron to Paris on May 28
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
British Prime Minister David Cameron prepared May 29 to lobby German Chancellor Angela Merkel for "flexible and imaginative" EU reforms, but faces an uphill battle against Franco-German plans for a more integrated eurozone.
NEW YORK - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel tops the Forbes list of the world's most powerful women for the fifth straight year but Hillary Clinton is snapping at her heels, the magazine said May 26
NICOSIA - Reuters
Greek and Turkish Cypriot leaders agreed May 28 to open further crossing points linking the two parts and to merge their electricity networks, a U.N. envoy has said
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
The EU on May 27 asked its member states to admit over the next two years 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea who have already landed in Italy and Greece.
LONDON - Reuters
Supporters of Britain's membership of the European Union will create a new group shortly to run the "Yes" campaign for a referendum Prime Minister David Cameron has promised by the end of 2017, four sources familiar with the plan told Reuters.
BERLIN - The Associated Press
Some 20,000 residents in the western German city of Cologne are being forced to evacuate their homes after authorities discovered a 200-kilogram bomb from World War II
Daily News - Follow us on