Guayaquil’s opposition Mayor Jaime Nebot gives a thumbs up as ...
Feb 11th, 2010
(AP) - Guayaquil’s opposition Mayor Jaime Nebot gives a thumbs up as he is carried by supporters at a demonstration against Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa in Guayaquil, Ecuador, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. The protests called by Nebot demand more money for his city’s budget. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa) -
Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday accused the pro-European opposition of posing a threat to national security, in a show of defiance as he held talks with the EU foreign policy chief to seek a way out of an explosive stand-off with protesters. With thousands still defying sub-freezing temperatures to protest Yanukovych's re... [Full Article]
By James Mackenzie ROME (Reuters) - Italy's center-left Democratic Party (PD) is expected to elect as its leader the charismatic mayor of Florence, Matteo Renzi, an outsider who promises both a chance of renewal and a threat to Prime Minister Enrico Letta's already fragile coalition. The 38-year-old Renzi is overwhelming favorite to win S... [Full Article]
By Kanupriya Kapoor and Jonathan Thatcher JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's autocratic former President Suharto left office in disgrace, his political empire and the economy in ruin, but 15 years later, his old ruling party hopes nostalgia for his legacy will sweep it back into power. Indonesia, third largest of the world's democracies, and... [Full Article]