A Salafist takes part in a protest calling on the government ...
Mar 2nd, 2012
(Reuters) - A Salafist takes part in a protest calling on the government to release relatives said to be jailed for their anti-government protests, in Rabat March 1, 2012. The demonstration on Thursday was organised by a pro-reform party. Picture taken March 1, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer (MOROCCO - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST) -
By Michael Shields VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian conservative leader Michael Spindelegger, set to replace the combative Maria Fekter as the euro zone country's finance minister, is as plain vanilla as Fekter is brash. A man who describes himself as cerebral, responsible and calm has put himself into the finance ministry hot seat in a cabinet sha... [Full Article]
By Kanupriya Kapoor and Jonathan Thatcher JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's autocratic former President Suharto left office in disgrace, his political empire and the economy in ruin, but 15 years later, his old ruling party hopes nostalgia for his legacy will sweep it back into power. Indonesia, third largest of the world's democracies, and... [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]
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - About 10,000 demonstrators are marching through central Kiev to demand that the Ukrainian government reverse course and sign a landmark agreement with the European Union. (Source: Associated Press)... [Full Article]
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