German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Thuringia's federal ...
Aug 28th, 2009
(Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) and Thuringia's federal state Prime Minister Dieter Althaus (L) of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) are welcomed by supporters during an election campaign rally for the upcoming Thuringia's state election in the eastern German town of Erfurt, August 28, 2009. Voters in three German states go to the polls on Sunday to elect state assemblies in contests that could have an impact on the Sept. 27 federal election. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch (GERMANY POLITICS ELECTIONS) -
BERLIN (AP) - Germany's main opposition party marked a bittersweet 150th birthday on Thursday - trailing badly in polls ahead of September elections and hearing praise for its efforts to reform Europe's biggest economy from French President Francois Hollande, a recent left-wing winner who has lost his luster. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis toured St. Peter's Square to greet tens of thousands of people attending a rally of prayer, music and speeches Saturday, and he embraced the brother of a Pakistani politician who was assassinated in his country after calling for greater religious freedom for Christians there. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are in the early stages of an antitrust probe into whether Google Inc, the top player in web display advertising, breaks antitrust law in how it handles some ad sales, a source told Reuters on Thursday. The source said that it was unlikely that the Federal Trade Commission had sent out civil investigative dema... [Full Article]