European Central Bank President Mario Draghi (L), EU Economic ...
Feb 27th, 2012
(Reuters) - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi (L), EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn and Danish Economy Minister Margrethe Vestager (R) attend a news conference as part of Group of Twenty (G20) leading economies' finance ministers and central bankers in Mexico City February 26, 2012. REUTERS/Bernardo Montoya (MEXICO - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS) -
European leaders should "hang their heads with shame" over their treatment of Syrian refugees fleeing the country's brutal conflict, rights group Amnesty International said on Friday. "An international failure: The Syrian refugee crisis", the charity states that European Union (EU) member states have only offered around 12,... [Full Article]
By Emmanuel Braun BANGUI (Reuters) - The French army said it has restored some stability in the capital of Central African Republic after battling gunmen on Monday in an operation to disarm rival Muslim and Christian fighters responsible for killing hundreds since last week. Shooting erupted near Bangui's airport in the morning when gunmen ref... [Full Article]
Bank of America Corp has agreed to pay $131.8 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that its Merrill Lynch unit misled investors about mortgage securities it structured and sold. The SEC said Merrill failed to tell investors that hedge fund firm Magnetar Capital LLC exercised significant influence in choosing collateral ... [Full Article]
By Alissa de Carbonnel and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian protesters stood their ground on Wednesday after an overnight sweep by riot police and their leaders dismissed an offer of talks from a president they say must quit for favoring ties with Russia over the European Union. Pressed by Europe and the United States, which condemned the ... [Full Article]