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Rubber Hits The Road For Erection Boosting Condom

Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

The so-called "Viagra condom" came another step closer to popping up on store shelves and in bedrooms on June 20 when Futura Medical, the product's ma...

World Stocks, Crude Prices Fall After Europe Delays Greek Decision

Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

LONDON - (Dominic Lau) - World stocks, the euro and crude prices fell on Monday and bond yields in heavily indebted euro zone countries jumped aft...

UN Climate Negotiations: Denmark and Bolivia Present Their Emissions Reductions

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.14.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

Bonn, Germany -- On Thursday, specific nations presented their work to reduce emissions. Thursday morning, Canada, the EU, the Alliance of Small Islan...

Italy's Voters Scrap Nuclear Energy

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.13.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

The outcome of this weekend's referendum sends a strong signal to the nuclear energy industry as Italy joins Switzerland and Germany in shelving plans for nuclear energy. The role of the people was critical in each country.

Turkish, Israeli Nationals Trafficked Organs, E.U. Claims

AP | By NEBI QENA | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

PRISTINA, Kosovo -- A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo has indicted a Turkish and an Israeli national for involvement in an international network t...

The Greek Tragedy: Could a 'Haircut' Help?

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 08.13.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

Debate has been raging as to whether the Greek economy can avoid bankruptcy. Just how big is the problem, what are the options and how is this impacting financial markets?

Governments Crack Down On Cybercrime

Posted 08.11.2011 | Technology

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU countries agreed on Friday on tougher sanctions against people conducting cyber attacks such as those registered in recent...

Lagarde's Potential IMF Competitor Decides Against Bid

Posted 08.10.2011 | Business

PARIS (Catherine Bremer) - South Africa's Trevor Manuel ruled himself out of the race for the IMF's top job on Friday, making French finance minis...

UN Climate Negotiations: EU Ramps Up Renewables and Addresses Aviation Emissions

Tina Gerhardt | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Tina Gerhardt

International aviation emissions grew by 66% between 1990 and 2005. They form one of the fastest growing sources of emissions. Yet they are currently excluded from the Kyoto Protocol.

Gender Gaps Exist In the Very NGOs that Address it Internationally

Tom Murphy | Posted 08.07.2011 | Impact
Tom Murphy

There are many problems within the very NGOs that attempt to address gender-related problems related to the issue of poverty.

Pope Supports Croatia's EU Bid Upon Arrival In Zagreb

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 08.04.2011 | World

ZAGREB, Croatia — Pope Benedict XVI strongly backed Croatia's bid to join the European Union as he arrived in the Balkan nation Saturday, but sa...

Greek Protestors Take Over Finance Ministry

Posted 08.03.2011 | Business

(AP) ATHENS, Greece — Protesters took over the Finance Ministry building in Athens Friday morning, hanging a giant banner from the roof calling for ...

Greece Set To Present New Austerity Plan

Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

ATHENS/MADRID (Lefteris Papadimas and Paul Day) - Greece intends to present a fresh austerity plan on Friday, a government official said, after Mo...

Greek Bailout Talks Nearing Completion

Posted 08.01.2011 | Business

ATHENS (Ingrid Melander and George Georgiopoulos) - Greece should complete talks by the end of the week with inspectors from the EU and IMF on a m...

Why India Isn't Trying for the IMF Top Post

Anant Goenka | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Anant Goenka

Since the President of the World Bank has always been American, and the IMF, European, it's fair to persuade the IMF to now elect a candidate from a developing country that is increasingly influential in the global economy.

EU Rushing To Complete Greece's Second Bailout Package

Posted 07.30.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS/ATHENS (Jan Strupczewzki and Harry Papachristou) - The European Union is working on a second bailout package for Greece in a race to rele...

EU Commissioner Reding: All EU Crime Victims Will Get Help -- In Their Own Language

Elisabeth Braw | Posted 07.27.2011 | World
Elisabeth Braw

"For too long our criminal systems have focused on the offenders, but the victims were nowhere to be found. Now, victims are no longer forgotten."

Greece's Credit Rating Pushed Even Deeper Into Junk Status

Posted 07.20.2011 | Business

ATHENS - Fitch pushed Greece's credit rating deeper into junk territory on Friday, warning of even further downgrades if the EU and the IMF do not...

Officials Agree On Huge Portugal Bailout Package

Posted 07.16.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS (AP, By Gabriele Steinhauser) -- European finance ministers on Monday signed off on euro 78 billion ($110 billion) in rescue loans to Portuga...

US Airlines Say They Are "Green" While Fighting Anti-Pollution Efforts

Jake Schmidt | Posted 07.12.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If an airline claimed to be "green" but was actively working to gut carbon pollution standards, what would you do?

Europe's Boogey Man: Nomadic Migration Part 3

Phillip Martin | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Phillip Martin

Thousands of panicked Libyans are heading across the Mediterranean. But what happens once these desperate visitors are released in places like Malta in the midst of anti-immigrant fervor?

EU Offers A Big Break To Greece And Ireland

Posted 07.09.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS/ATHENS (By By John O'Donnell and Ingrid Melander) - The European Union is looking to lower interest rates on bailout loans to Greece an...

Ireland Expects Debt Restructuring Within Three Years, Report Says

Posted 07.08.2011 | Business

Ireland's government expects the country's debts will be restructured within the next three years, The Irish Mail on Sunday reported, citing an un...

Portugal Bailout Terms Are 'Severe,' EU Says

AP | By GABRIELE STEINHAUSER and BARRY HATTON | Posted 07.04.2011 | Business

LISBON, Portugal -- Portugal's bailout terms are 'severe' and no more lenient than those Greece and Ireland received, an EU official said Wednesday in...

Greece Debt Restructuring Would Be A Disaster, Officials Warn

Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

ATHENS/LISBON (By George Georgiopoulos and Andrei Khalip) - Greece insisted on Tuesday any restructuring of its debts would be a disaster for the ...