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  • Bikers celebrate Harley-Davidson's 110th aniversary

    2013-06-14 09:45

    The celebration will finish with the blessing of 1400 motorcycles at St.Peter's square in the Vatican City on June 16.

  • Anti-G8 protests aim for Canary Wharf banking district

    2013-06-14 06:35

    Activists plan a show of "civil disobedience" in the heart of London's Canary Wharf financial district on Friday to protest against capitalism ahead of next week's G8 summit.

  • Czech police detain prime minister's aid

    2013-06-13 21:06

    Police from the Czech Republic's organised crime unit on Thursday detained a senior aide to Prime Minister Petr Necas, in raids on several government offices that were confirmed by police and ministry officials.

  • Turkish PM issues 'last warning' for protesters

    2013-06-13 20:43

    Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday issued a "last warning" to thousands of protesters occupying Gezi Park of Istanbul, calling on them to evacuate the center of the nationwide demonstrations.

  • French railway traffic hit by two-day strike

    2013-06-13 20:20

    A two-day railway strike affected heavily flows on rails across France, triggering trips cancellations and long delays on Thursday, according to the state-owned railway company SNCF.

  • Greece pulls plug on state broadcaster

    2013-06-13 08:15

    Greece was in the grip of a new crisis as government faced an internal revolt and fierce public protest over the shock shutdown of state broadcaster ERT.

  • UK economy to get royal baby boom

    2013-06-13 08:15

    British officials are hoping that the impending royal birth will produce a bouncing baby buoy for economy.

  • EU seeks answers on US data spying

    2013-06-13 07:44

    The European Union's chief justice official has written to the U.S. attorney general demanding an explanation for the collection of foreign nationals' data through its Prism spy programme.

  • Volkswagen recalls almost 26,000 cars in Australia

    2013-06-12 15:20

    Automobile maker Volkswagen AG will recall almost 26,000 cars in Australia in response to potential gearbox problems.

  • Turkish police fight protesters, clear square

    2013-06-12 15:20

    Turkish riot police fought running battles with protesters, clearing the central Istanbul square in a show of force that risked ratcheting up tensions.

  • Greeks shocked as state broadcaster is shut

    2013-06-12 15:20

    Greece announced the closure of its state broadcaster out of the blue on Tuesday, one of the most drastic measures yet in its struggle to shore up its bankrupt state finances and meet the terms of an international bailout.

  • Pope laments 'gay lobby,' corruption in Vatican

    2013-06-12 15:20

    ope Francis has acknowledged the existence of a "gay lobby" and a "stream of corruption" in the Vatican.

  • Group a building block for Africa

    An unusually heavy downpour hit Durban for two days before the BRICS summit's debut on African soil, but interest for a better platform for emerging markets were still sparked at the summit.