In other news, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit against Intel for allegedly trying to unfairly stifle competition, and the House voted to let the government borrow another $290 billion over six weeks.
By Larisa Epatko
After weeks of internal negotiations, the European Union selected two "low-key consensus builders," as they have since been described, over big-name picks to lead the newly organized body.
By Larisa Epatko
Irish voters Friday overwhelmingly approved the Lisbon Treaty -- a set of European Union reforms, including the creation of a new position of president, aimed at elevating the EU's global profile.
Iran has agreed to a second round of discussions over its disputed nuclear program following a meeting in Geneva on Thursday with diplomats from the U.S. and other world powers.
By PBS NewsHour
Mexico is preparing for a temporary shut down of all non-essential services from May 1 to May 5, in an attempt to slow the spread of the swine flu that is believed to have killed as many as 176 people…
In other news, President Obama spoke to the Turkish parliament, urging better cooperation between the west and the Muslim world and a string of six bombings in Baghdad killed at least 36 people.
In other news, Wall Street closed its second straight week of gains and President Obama reached out to Iranians through a taped video message encouraging public engagement and dialogue.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Vice President Joe Biden stressed shared security goals in Afghanistan during his visit to NATO headquarters Tuesday.
Britain's Gordon Brown met with President Barack Obama Tuesday and urged international cooperation to stem the global economic crisis. Analysts examine Europe's financial fallout.
Across the globe, many countries are taking protectionist measures to buffer national economies from the ongoing economic downturn. Experts debate the potential effects of a trend toward protectionism.
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