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  • France strengthens domestic security after operation in Mali Bamako, Dubai (Reuters) France will end its intervention in Mali only once stability has returned to the West African country, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday, raising the prospects ...
    Posted 15 Jan 2013, 09:39 by Meriposa World
  • Venezuela's National Assembly meets as Hugo Chávez fights against cancer in Cuba Caracas, Venezuela (AFP) Venezuela's National Assembly is set to meet on Saturday to elect its leadership and likely thrash out the country's political future as President Hugo Chavez ...
    Posted 5 Jan 2013, 08:35 by Meriposa World
  • Enrique Peña Nieto takes Presidential power in Mexico Mexico City The 46-year-old Pena Nieto said the people had been let down since his centrist Institutional Revolutionary Party, or PRI, fell from power in 2000, and ...
    Posted 2 Dec 2012, 05:34 by Meriposa World
  • Opposition turns up heat at Hungary '56 rallies, now against PM Orban Budapest, Hungary (Reuters) Hungary's deep political divisions came to the fore on Tuesday at rallies marking its failed 1956 revolution against Soviet rule as the prime minister derided EU ...
    Posted 23 Oct 2012, 13:31 by Meriposa World
  • Pro Chavez's people invade the streets of Caracas prior to Venezuela's election Caracas, Venezuela The former soldier, who staged a remarkable recovery from cancer this year, and wants a new six-year term to consolidated his Bolivarian revolution, is in a fight ...
    Posted 4 Oct 2012, 14:55 by Meriposa World
  • Barack Obama and Israel's Netanyahu seek to get past Iran differences Washington, United States of America President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a show of unity on Friday on preventing a nuclear-armed Iran, seeking to tone ...
    Posted 29 Sep 2012, 06:04 by Meriposa World
  • Munich's mayor taps first keg to welcome the Oktoberfest Munich, Germany The world's largest beer festival opened Saturday in Germany as Munich's mayor tapped the first keg to kick off the 16-day Oktoberfest, known for its ...
    Posted 23 Sep 2012, 12:02 by Meriposa World
  • Chris Stevens, US ambassador to Lybia, killed in Benghazi attack Tripoli, Lybia The US ambassador in Libya and three other embassy staff were killed in a rocket attack after the diplomat's car was targeted in the eastern city of ...
    Posted 12 Sep 2012, 15:33 by Meriposa World
  • Julian Assange granted political asylum to avoid death penalty in the USA Moscow, Russia Ecuador has granted political asylum to WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange out of concern that after his extradition to Sweden Assange could be transferred to the United States where ...
    Posted 17 Aug 2012, 06:52 by Meriposa World
  • Kofi Annan resigns to the position of UN envoy on the Syrian civil war Geneva, Switzerland U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he is looking for a successor to Kofi Annan to serve as an envoy to civil-war wracked Syria. Annan ...
    Posted 2 Aug 2012, 09:12 by Meriposa World
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  • Former Russian Olympic record holder wishes well to Michael Phelps Moscow, Russia For nearly half a century, Larisa Latynina was the world's most decorated Olympian -- through the years of Soviet sports supremacy and decline, and the drastic evolution of ...
    Posted 1 Aug 2012, 16:35 by Meriposa World
  • London Olympic Games launched with a big opening ceremony London, Great Britain The opening ceremony of the London Games has begun with iconic images of London and Britain being beamed to the world.Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins ...
    Posted 27 Jul 2012, 14:23 by Meriposa World
  • Rafael Nadal surprised by Lukas Rosol in Wimbledon London, England Rafael Nadal, who won the 11th of his grand slams only this month in Paris and had every hope of adding another in SW19, is out of Wimbledon ...
    Posted 28 Jun 2012, 22:08 by Meriposa World
  • Italy defeats Germany in Euro semifinal with Balotelli Warsaw, Poland The Manchester City forward has hit the headlines for all the right reasons, opening the scoring with a powerful header before smashing home an emphatic second to clinch ...
    Posted 28 Jun 2012, 22:02 by Meriposa World
  • Mario Gomez scores for Germany victory over Portugal Lviv, Ukraine Mario Gomez made a surprise start and headed in the lone goal for Germany on Saturday in a 1-0 victory over Portugal in Group B of the ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2012, 15:30 by Meriposa World
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  • Sherwin-Williams will acquire COMEX for $2.34 billion USD Cleveland, United States Sherwin-Williams Co (SHW.N), the top U.S. paint maker, said it will buy Mexico's leading paint company Consorcio Comex for about $2.34 billion ...
    Posted 12 Nov 2012, 14:10 by Meriposa World
  • Apple's iPhone 5 presented with a bigger screen but lacks surprise San Fransisco, California, United States of AmericaApple Inc's new iPhone goes on sale on Friday with a bigger screen and 4G wireless technology, as the company seeks to ...
    Posted 12 Sep 2012, 15:02 by Meriposa World
  • G-20 summit aims to boost sluggish global economic recovery Los Cabos, Mexico Leaders from the world's largest industrialized and emerging economies kick off the G-20 summit in Mexico on Monday with the aim of boosting a sluggish ...
    Posted 17 Jun 2012, 21:43 by Meriposa World
  • Spain offered up to 100 billion euros to stabilize banks Madrid, Spain Finance ministers of countries that use the common European currency on Saturday offered Spain a lifeline of up to 100 billion euros to stabilize its banks. Spain announced ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2012, 14:44 by Meriposa World
  • China's slowing inflation, output growth add stimulus pressure China's consumer prices rose the least in two years in May and industrial output and retail sales trailed estimates, adding pressure for more stimulus after the first interest-rate ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2012, 10:48 by Meriposa World
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