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25 June 2010 5:17 PM | Tagged: de juana chaos
Police in Northern Ireland arrested a man who Spanish authorities said on Friday was a suspected member of the armed Basque separatist group ETA and wanted in Spain for a number of attacks.The suspect was detained in the centre of Belfast on Thursday, said a spokesman from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI). A 40-year-old man has this evening been arrested under terrorism legislation i

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25 June 2010 5:17 PM | Tagged: german finance minister
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble pushed on Friday for a banking tax in cooperation with the United States, but also warned that Washington must curb forces that could lead to another crisis. There is a fairly large consensus in Europe and in the United States on the will to introduce a bank tax and restructure the banking sector, Schaeuble told RBB radio. That will not be the case all

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25 June 2010 4:58 PM | Tagged: alexander litvinenko
Britain hopes to start forging a better relationship with Russia when new Prime Minister David Cameron meets President Dmitry Medvedev at a G8 summit on Friday, a spokesman said.The two countries have had a troubled relationship in recent years, colored by controversy over issues such as the death by poisoning of Russian former spy Alexander Litvinenko in London in 2006.Cameron will not shy awa

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25 June 2010 4:58 PM | Tagged: huntsville canada
Prime Minister David Cameron denied on Friday there was any split between the United States and Europe over how to keep the world on the path to economic recovery, ahead of two key summits in Canada.US President Barack Obama is very clear that we need to be putting the global economy on a sustainable path to recovery and I think it's something we would agree with him completely on, a spokesman

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25 June 2010 4:57 PM | Tagged: prime minister yulia tymoshenko
President Viktor Yanukovich said Friday limits on the power of the presidency introduced in Ukraine's 2004 Orange Revolution had produced a crisis of authority and urged a change in the constitution.Reversing the amendments would help Yanukovich, who has pursued closer relations with Russia, to consolidate his power after winning presidential elections this year, installing his ally as prime mi

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25 June 2010 4:57 PM | Tagged: huntsville muskoka
The United States was Friday to push Europe to focus on encouraging economic growth rather than slashing budgets as world leaders gathered for G8 and G20 summit talks.US President Barack Obama was to arrive in Toronto with a strong hand, just hours after US lawmakers agreed to a compromise deal on sweeping financial reforms aimed at preventing another global meltdown. This weekend in Toronto I ho

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25 June 2010 4:57 PM | Tagged: godfried danneels
The Vatican on Friday protested to Belgium over raids carried out on Church offices and the home of a cardinal by investigators looking into sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests.In a statement, the Vatican expressed shock at the way the raids were carried out and indignation at what it said was the violation of two cardinals' tombs.It said Belgium's ambassador to the Vatican was deliver

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25 June 2010 4:57 PM | Tagged: vauxhall corsa
A man who survived a car crash, which left him speared through the chest by a fence post, had a four-leaf clover stuck to the back, reports said on Friday.Raymond Curry, 20, was driving down to work when his Vauxhall Corsa flipped and rolled through a wooden barrier into a field near his home in Cramlington, Northumberland, on June 13.The 20-year-old was flown to hospital still impaled by the pie