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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
MI5 starts an internal review on whether there are lessons to be learned from its handling of intelligence on Salman Abedi before he killed 22 people by blowing himself up at a concert in Manchester.
BRUSSELS / KOSOVO
EU enlargement commissioner Stefan Füle welcomed Dec. 5 the dismantling of barricades on the tense north Kosovo border as ministers discussed Serbia’s hopes of being accepted this week as a candidate to the European Union.
BERLIN / BELGRADE
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said clashes between NATO soldiers and Serbs on the border with Kosovo showed Serbia was not yet ready to be a candidate for European Union membership.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden left his Greek hosts somewhat stunned yesterday after jokingly promising to bail out debt-choked Athens with “hundreds of millions of dollars.”
5 Comment(s) 12/5/2011
PARIS - Reuters
French President Nicolas Sarkozy was discussing Franco-German plans for tougher euro zone governance with British Prime Minister David Cameron over a lunch in Paris on Friday, a week before they are put to a summit of EU...
1 Comment(s) 12/2/2011
WASHINGTON / TEHRAN
A drone reportedly shot down Dec. 4 by Iran may belong to the United States, NATO has said even as a U.S. official said Washington had no indication a drone had crashed in the Islamic republic.
1 Comment(s) 12/5/2011
EU ministers fail to agree on an oil embargo against Iran while France says it was Greece, which relies on Iranian oil, that had objected to a ban on buying it.
2 Comment(s) 12/1/2011
PARIS - The Associated Press
Environmental activists invaded the grounds of a French nuclear power plant before dawn on Monday in an action aimed to show the vulnerability of atomic sites in France, Greenpeace said.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
The German government admitted gross failures by the security services in dealing with a new brand of far-right "terrorism" today, after revelations of a decade-long killing spree by neo-Nazis.
BRUSSELS - Reuters
A Belgian radio presenter who grew a beard for almost a year in protest at protracted talks to form a government finally shaved with new coalition about to take office.
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, bowing to a parliamentary revolt and intense market pressure, said he would resign once crucial reforms aimed at calming eurozone turmoil are adopted this month.