Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof, Austrian Chancellor ...
Mar 3rd, 2011
(Reuters) - Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann and Egyptian actor Khaled Nabawy (L-R) pose in the chancellery in Vienna, March 3, 2011. Geldof and Nabawy are in Vienna to visit the traditional opera ball later in the evening. REUTERS/Heinz-Peter Bader (AUSTRIA - Tags: POLITICS ENTERTAINMENT) -
Royal Bank of Scotland's Irish unit said its customers were experiencing difficulties with money transfers and online banking on Thursday, the latest in a series of technical problems to hit the group. Ulster Bank told customers on its Twitter feed @UlsterBank_Help that it was aware of the problems and that customers would be compensated for a... [Full Article]
Ahmad Maher, a symbol of the popular uprising that ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak in 2011, turned himself in to the authorities on Saturday after an order was issued for his arrest for defying a new law restricting demonstrations. The protest law, passed a week ago by the army-backed interim government, has provoked an outcry among rights groups. Th... [Full Article]
By Michael Shields VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian conservative leader Michael Spindelegger, set to replace the combative Maria Fekter as the euro zone country's finance minister, is as plain vanilla as Fekter is brash. A man who describes himself as cerebral, responsible and calm has put himself into the finance ministry hot seat in a cabinet sha... [Full Article]