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  • WikiLeaks: Top 5 revelations

    WikiLeaks: Top 5 revelations

    The newest WikiLeaks release comprises 251,287 cables from more than 250 United States embassies around the world, including thousands classified "Secret." With historical cables dating back to the 1960s, the trove is seven times the size of "The Iraq War Logs," making it the world's largest classified information release. The New York Times, Der Spiegel, El País, the Guardian, and Le Monde had early access to the logs. According to their analysis of the myriad issues discussed in the cables, these five are among the most striking revelations.

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  • EU leaders agree on need for more money - just not how much

    Some European leaders want to give the permanent bailout fund as much money as possible, but others say that will do nothing to deter a repeat of the current debt crisis. 

  • Downgrade of France's credit rating dashes uplifting week for eurozone

    Unexpectedly successful bond auctions for Spain and Italy and additional lending from the European Central Bank generated speculation about a turnaround  – until S&P announced it had downgraded France.

  • Moody's: France could lose AAA rating

    Moody's: France could lose AAA rating

    Moody's France rating could be put on notice because of weak growth. After warning from Moody's, France Finance Minister Baroin said 2012 growth could be lower than estimated.

  • Italy and France join UK sending advisers to Libya, testing limits of UN resolution

    Italy and France join UK sending advisers to Libya, testing limits of UN resolution

    In addition to dispatching military experts with Italy and Britain, France has pledged to increase airstrikes as Europe steps up military operations in Libya.

  •  Ivory Coast opposition wants President Gbagbo ousted by force

    Ivory Coast opposition wants President Gbagbo ousted by force

    Ivory Coast opposition leader and internationally recognized President-elect Alassane Ouattara urged international bodies to force Laurent Gbagbo from the presidency.

  • WikiLeaks: Top 5 revelations

    WikiLeaks: Top 5 revelations

    The newest WikiLeaks release comprises 251,287 cables from more than 250 United States embassies around the world, including thousands classified "Secret." With historical cables dating back to the 1960s, the trove is seven times the size of "The Iraq War Logs," making it the world's largest classified information release. The New York Times, Der Spiegel, El País, the Guardian, and Le Monde had early access to the logs. According to their analysis of the myriad issues discussed in the cables, these five are among the most striking revelations.