Japan's Finance Minister Jun Azumi talks during a news conference ...
Feb 26th, 2012
(Reuters) - Japan's Finance Minister Jun Azumi talks during a news conference as part of the Group of Twenty (G20) leading economies' finance ministers and central bankers meeting in Mexico City February 25, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya (MEXICO - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) -
By Stanley White TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan risks missing, yet again, an opportunity to use foreign investment to help fuel sustained economic growth that has eluded it for the last two decades. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to make Japan "the world's easiest country for companies to do business in" as part of his economic revival p... [Full Article]
BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union finance ministers are seeking ways to cut down on tax evasion and hammer out controversial building blocks of the region's planned banking union to stabilize its financial system. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
BEIRUT (AP) - Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a newspaper interview Saturday he won't step down before elections and that the United States has no right to interfere in his country's politics, raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian effort to get Assad and his opponents to negotiate an end to the country's civil war. (Source: As... [Full Article]
KAIROUAN, Tunisia (AP) - Around 11,000 police officers and soldiers blocked an annual conference Sunday at Tunisia's main religious center by a radical Islamist movement that has been implicated in attacks across the country, prompting clashes with angry youths that resulted in one death. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]