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) -
PARIS (AP) - France is coming to the rescue again, deploying soldiers in a former African colony to help stave off catastrophe - dirty work that Paris says it doesn't really want. France has its eyes on a dynamic new Africa that is creating jobs, not conflicts. (Source: Associated Press)... [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]
BERLIN (AP) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is seeking her conservative party's support for a new German government alliance with its center-left rivals and pointing to continuity in Berlin's hard-nosed approach to Europe's debt crisis. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
By Kanupriya Kapoor JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's second biggest political party has stood behind its candidate for next year's presidential election despite fears among some members that the controversial tycoon was far too unpopular among voters to stand any chance of winning. Most opinion polls show that the chairman of the former ru... [Full Article]