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Dec 08, 2012
Egyptian military says only dialogue can avert disasterCAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's military said on Saturday only dialogue could avert "catastrophe", stepping into a crisis pitting Islamist President Mohamed Mursi against opponents who accuse him of grabbing excessive power. State broadcasters interrupted their programmes to read out an army statement telling feuding factions that a solution to the upheaval in the most populous Arab nation should not contradict "legitimacy and the rules of democracy". That sounded like a swipe at protesters who have besieged the palace of the freely elected president and called for his removal, going beyond mainstream opposition demands for him to retract a decree that expanded his powers.
Dec 02, 2012
Egypt's Morsi calls for referendum on draft constitutionEgypt's President Mohamed Morsi called on Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a contentious draft constitution, setting a date for another milestone in the country's transition to democracy.
Apr 08, 2012
Are Scotland's politicians like pandas that can't mate?Maybe the real fascination of the media with mating pandas in Scotland is that our politicians can't seem to fall in love either.
Feb 16, 2012
Cameron on Scotland: Will fight 'head, heart and soul' to keep UK togetherCameron is scheduled to hold his first meeting on the issue with Scottish leader Alex Salmond, whose separatist party wants Scotland to leave its neighbours for the first time in 300 years.
Jan 23, 2012
Croatia says 'yes' to EU membershipCroatians voted in favour of joining the European Union despite a poor turnout for the referendum.
Jan 10, 2012
UK to grant Scotland binding independence voteCameron said it would sweep away legal hurdles to allow the Scots a vote on whether their country should become independent for the first time since the 18th Century Act of Union.
Nov 03, 2011
IMF to consider Greek aid after referendum: LagardeThe International Monetary Fund board will consider the sixth tranche of Greece's loan after a Greek referendum on a new bailout plan, the head of the IMF said on Wednesday.
Nov 01, 2011
Greek referendum threatens new eurozone crisisGreek Prime Minister George Papandreou has threatened the eurozone with a new crisis with his shock announcement that he will hold a referendum on the last-minute bailout deal struck only last week to try to contain the bloc's debt mountain.