Nicolas Sarkozy, France's President and UMP party candidate ...
Feb 23rd, 2012
(Reuters) - Nicolas Sarkozy, France's President and UMP party candidate in the French 2012 presidential election, attends a political rally in Lille February 23, 2012. Slogan reads, "A strong France". REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS) -
By Sarah Marsh and Ingrid Melander BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Germany's economy crept back into growth in the first quarter of the year, after a sharp contraction at the end of 2012, while France slipped into recession, data showed on Wednesday. Germany grew by just 0.1 percent on the quarter, weaker than expected as a harsh winter prevented a s... [Full Article]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's election overseers say they will bar candidates who are physically weak from running in next month's presidential election, a clear nod toward a former president. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Tom Bergin LONDON (Reuters) - The opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country. Campaigners say the move, which is receiving increased support internationally despite strong... [Full Article]
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Hard-line Iranian lawmakers have petitioned authorities to bar two contenders - a moderate former president and a protege of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - from running in next month's presidential election. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]