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) -
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Royal Mail moved a step closer to privatisation on Thursday after the appointment of a firm to set up an employee share scheme, one of the pre-conditions for a sale. Under the 2011 Postal Services Act, which paves the way for privatisation, some 10 per cent of shares in Royal Mail will be set aside for the employee... [Full Article]
MILAN (AP) - Silvio Berlusconi's private disco featured not only aspiring show girls performing striptease acts as sexy nuns and nurses, but also dressed as President Barack Obama and a prominent Milan prosecutor whom the billionaire media mogul has accused of persecuting him, according to the first public sworn testimony by the Moroccan woman... [Full Article]
ROME (Reuters) - Thousands of people protested in Rome on Saturday against austerity policies and high unemployment, urging new Prime Minister Enrico Letta to focus on creating jobs to help pull the country out of recession. "We hope that this government will finally start listening to us because we are losing our patience," said Enzo Ber... [Full Article]
By Emily Flitter and Katya Wachtel NEW YORK (Reuters) - Steven A. Cohen's hedge fund SAC Capital Advisors told investors on Friday it would no longer cooperate "unconditionally" with the U.S. government's insider trading investigation. In a brief letter to investors, the $15 billion hedge fund did not elaborate but said it belie... [Full Article]