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Sarkozy ‘sick’ of Cameron’s EU interference: reports

French President Nicolas Sarkozy launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister David Cameron at Sunday’s EU summit, saying he was “sick of him telling us what to do,” Britain’s press reported. During talks in Brussels to resolve the eurozone debt crisis, the French leader accused Cameron of “interfering in our…

Eurozone might ask China, Brazil for debt bailout help

BRUSSELS — Eurozone leaders are toying with the idea of asking China and other emerging powers to help them out of the debt crisis by taking part in a bailout fund, but some are reluctant to call in Beijing. The possibility of asking for China, Brazil and others to come…

Spokesperson: German-French plan won’t be miracle cure

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany and France have begun working on a joint package to stem the euro zone debt crisis, but it will not be a “miracle cure” for the bloc’s ills, Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman said on Monday. Merkel hosted French President Nicolas Sarkozy for talks on Sunday evening, and at a joint presser,…

BRICs push for bigger say in running of internet

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Campaigners for a loosely regulated Internet are alarmed at the risk to Web freedom from fast-growing BRIC and other emerging economies seeking more say in how the online realm is policed. They fear tighter government control by authoritarian countries will strangle the liberal culture which has allowed…

U.K., French leaders arrive in Libya

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrived in Libya on Thursday for a visit with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, a spokeswoman for his Downing Street office said. “We can confirm he has arrived,” the spokeswoman said. Cameron and Sarkozy are the most senior Western leaders to visit Libya since Moamer Kadhafi…

World leaders unblock $15 bn for Libya rebels

World leaders unblocked $15 billion in funds to help Libya’s victorious rebels rebuild their shattered country as fugitive strongman Moamer Kadhafi called for guerrilla warfare. Forty-two years to the day since Kadhafi took power in a coup, senior envoys from over 60 countries Thursday met the leaders of the revolution…

Internet bosses woo world leaders at ‘e-G8′

PARIS (AFP) – The world’s most powerful Internet and media barons gather in Paris on Tuesday in a show of strength to leaders at the G8 summit, amid international rows over online access, copyright and regulation. Top executives from online giants like Google, Facebook and Microsoft will tout the economic…

France, Britain call for more NATO bombs on Libya

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – France and Britain, who first launched air attacks on Libya in coalition with the United States, said on Tuesday NATO must step up bombing of Muammar Gaddafi’s heavy weapons to protect civilians. NATO took over air operations from the three nations on March 31 but heavy government…

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