Australia has proposed some of the world's toughest restrictions on cigarette marketing and advertising. And American health officials recently unveiled graphic new warning labels scheduled to appear next year.It's all part of a growing international effort to get tough on smoking.
France once again woke up to stunning news about Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Because of his accuser's lack of credibility in several areas, New York prosecutors no longer think they have a solid case against the French politician.Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, had been und
Thousands of British teachers and civil servants walked off the job for a day Thursday in the latest in a series of protests sweeping Europe over the imposition of tough austerity measures aimed at controlling debt and spending.The U.K.
When European Union leaders met in Brussels last week, they faced some difficult decisions. For the past year, the EU has continually bailed out its debt-ridden member countries to keep the bloc and its currency afloat.
Next week, the Greek government will reveal a five-year austerity plan drafted by the European Union, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank.Parliament's approval is required if Greece is to receive an installment of $17 billion as part of last year's international bailout.