Topic: David Cameron
The EU might invoke an 'overpass' clause to head off individual nations' objections to more centralized budgetary powers.
12/07/2011 12:19 pm
Images of Greek protesters waving signs of German Chancellor Merkel in Nazi uniform have troubled Germans. Many in struggling eurozone countries resent Merkel's hard line.
12/04/2011 10:12 am
As the British government proposes reforms to public workers' pensions amid the country's economic woes, some 2 million people went on a 24-hour walkout, affecting services nationwide.
11/30/2011 11:33 am
Iranian student protesters crashed through gates at two British embassy compounds in Iran's capital city.
11/29/2011 03:59 pm
With a US Congress 'super committee' unable to cut spending and Britain's government also struggling, the West is looking like a wastrel; and Cairo's Tahrir Square seethes once more.
11/22/2011 08:58 am
It's too soon to tell what kind of new Libya will emerge in the wake of NATO's Libya mission. But Qaddafi's controversial death should not be taken as a sign that NATO's efforts were for naught.
10/31/2011 01:13 pm
Kate Middleton could be the first British royal in centuries to see an eldest daughter become Queen instead of a younger brother. Under the century-old tradition of male primogeniture, if the eldest child was a girl she would only become queen if none of her younger siblings were boys. Now, with the assent of 16 countries in the Commonwealth, girls will be just as eligible as their brothers, meaning the eldest child will always ascend to the throne. The change in law, which is expected to soon be formalized in the British parliament, also lifts a ban on Catholic heirs – a move British Prime Minister David Cameron and Catholic leaders have praised. Here are five would-be queens who were leap-frogged by their brothers for the throne:
10/28/2011 02:25 pm
British royal succession rules set in 1700 favored sons over daughters. Commonwealth leaders Friday agreed to drop the royal gender discrimination.
10/28/2011 10:37 am
The death of Qaddafi isn't just a victory for Libya. It validates Obama's and NATO's intervention – as opposed to the bitter ventures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The international community must now continue to support Libya as it builds an inclusive democracy and rebuilds its economy.
10/21/2011 10:11 am
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a voice for military intervention in Libya. Now, she's visiting Tripoli, basking in the mission's success and trying to boost US ties to the new government.
10/18/2011 02:01 pm