All posts by VOANews

  • Egypt’s Mubarak dead at 84
    June 20, 2012, by VOANews

    Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, the man long seen as the symbol of stability in the Middle East but who was ousted in a popular uprising, has died after suffering […]

  • Wikileaks founder Julian Assange
    WikiLeaks founder Assange seeks asylum in Ecuador
    June 20, 2012, by VOANews

    Ecuador’s foreign minister says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has asked for political asylum in the South American nation. Ricardo Patino told reporters in Ecuador’s capital, Quito, Tuesday that the country […]

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    EU set to ease Greek bailout terms
    June 19, 2012, by VOANews

    The European Union says it is set to ease the strict austerity conditions of Greece’s financial bailout, possibly agreeing to changes in the rescue package in the next few months. […]

  • Greek New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras
    Greek party leaders hopeful as coalition talks continue
    June 19, 2012, by VOANews

    Greek party leaders are holding a second day of talks aimed at forming a coalition government. The country’s president has given the head of the conservative New Democracy party, Antonis […]

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    G20 leaders arrive in Mexico for summit
    June 18, 2012, by VOANews

    World leaders are gathering in Mexico for a two-day G20 summit which begins Monday in the Pacific coast resort of Los Cabos amid turmoil in the eurozone and worsening bloodshed […]

  • French Socialists win majority in parliamentary vote
    June 18, 2012, by VOANews

    French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party has taken a solid majority in Sunday’s runoff parliamentary elections. Partial polling results show the Socialists’ bloc taking up to 320 seats in the […]

  • Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi starts tour of Europe
    June 14, 2012, by VOANews

    Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Switzerland at the start of a historic European tour, which will see her accept the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Freedom House: Hungary, Ukraine in democratic decline
    June 6, 2012, by VOANews

    A U.S.-based non-governmental organization advocating for democracy and human rights says Hungary and Ukraine are at the forefront of an antidemocratic trend in Central and Eastern Europe. In a report […]