The Irish government says a $112.5 billion bailout will come with a 5.8 percent interest rate. The public appears unhappy with the bailout, but uncertain where to direct its anger.
The Greece and Ireland debt crises have raised more questions about a currency that was supposed to unify Europe.
Lebanese soldiers take part in a military parade in downtown Beirut to celebrate the 67th anniversary of Lebanon's independence.
Ireland's Green Party has said it will pull out of its coalition under Prime Minister Brian Cowen. Cowen has called for elections in early 2011, but opposition leaders want a vote now.
Young Irish, in particular, hope that the economic cycle makes just one more click – and that emigration isn't their only option. But amid news of the Ireland bailout, some aren't waiting around.
Ireland is negotiating with the European finance officials over an aid package that could come with strings attached.
EU ministers continue to worry that Ireland's debt crisis will drag down financial markets. Ireland says its debts are covered until mid-2011.
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