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  • a fanned-out sheaf of euro notes
    Euro zone crisis expected to dominate G20 Summit
    June 14, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Much of President Barack Obama’s attention at next week’s Group of 20 economic summit in Mexico’s Pacific resort of Los Cabos may be focused on trying to help Europe solve its money […]

  • British foreign secretary William Hague
    Britain warns Syria follows path of Balkans
    June 13, 2012, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Britain has warned that Syria risks becoming “the next Bosnia.” British Foreign Secretary William Hague said the Syrian government’s use of heavy weapons against the population, and the lack of […]

  • dark blue computer keyboard with black keys
    US charges alleged international child porn distributor
    June 12, 2012, by Carolyn Weaver of VOANews

    Federal prosecutors in New Jersey announced the indictment of a Ukrainian man in what they called the most “significant” child pornography investigation ever, one that has led to 560 convictions […]

  • oil refinery on a sunset or sunrise background
    Falling oil prices prompt Russian economic fears
    June 12, 2012, by Henry Ridgwell of VOANews

    Oil prices have shown a steady fall in the last few months, prompting fears that the Russian economy, which relies heavily on energy exports, could suffer.  Meanwhile, new sources of […]

  • federal reserve governor Ben Bernanke
    Bernanke: Europe poses risks to US economy
    June 8, 2012, by VOANews

    The head of the U.S. central bank, Ben Bernanke, said Thursday that Europe’s financial woes could spread across the Atlantic and harm the U.S. economy. Europe’s economic problems have already […]