Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo leaves a ...
Feb 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Former Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo leaves a local government building while being escorted by policemen after attending her court arraignment in Pasay city, Metro Manila February 23, 2012. Arroyo entered a plead of not guilty in the electoral fraud charges at a Manila regional trial court. REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Former energy minister Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce were released early from prison on Monday, just two months after being jailed for lying to police about a speeding offence. Sentenced in March to eight months behind bars each, the pair were found guilty of perverting the course of justice by falsely telling police th... [Full Article]
MANILA, Philippines (AP) - Former President Joseph Estrada was declared the winner of Manila's mayoral election on Tuesday, his first ballot victory since his ouster in a 2001 anti-corruption revolt and a possible prelude to a return to higher office. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - A member of Iran's constitutional watchdog group insists that women cannot be presidential candidates, a report said Thursday, effectively killing the largely symbolic bids by about 30 women seeking to run in the June 14 election. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Dmitry Zhdannikov and Christopher Johnson LONDON (Reuters) - Rising U.S. shale oil production will help meet most of the world's new oil demand in the next five years, even if the global economy picks up steam, leaving little room for OPEC to lift output without risking lower prices, the West's energy agency said. The prediction by the... [Full Article]