European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R) arrives ...
Sep 30th, 2011
(Reuters) - European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso (R) arrives for the Eastern Partnership Summit at the Prime Minister's Chancellery in Warsaw September 30, 2011. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel (POLAND - Tags: POLITICS) -
Passengers on European flights may soon be able to use mobile gadgets throughout their journeys, but they will have to wait a while before they can make telephone calls, the European Commission's transport chief said on Monday. Following guidance from the European Aviation Safety Agency, it is up to airlines, such as Lufthansa and British Airw... [Full Article]
By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A group of leading European and American banks will be fined a record 1.7 billion euros ($2.3 billion) by the European Commission for the rigging of interest-rate benchmarks, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. The penalty is the biggest yet to be handed down to banks for rigging the ben... [Full Article]
By Gareth Jones and Alissa de Carbonnel KIEV (Reuters) - Anti-government protesters toppled a statue of Soviet state founder Vladimir Lenin in Ukraine's capital and attacked it with hammers on Sunday in a symbolic challenge to President Viktor Yanukovich and his plans for closer ties with Russia. The gesture rejecting Moscow's historic in... [Full Article]
By Parisa Hafezi and John Irish GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Geneva on Saturday to join talks on Iran's contested nuclear program, as Tehran and six world powers appeared to be on the verge of a breakthrough in the decade-old dispute. The Chinese, French, British and German foreign ministers - Wang Yi, Laure... [Full Article]