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EU Leaders Focusing on Eurozone Crisis at Summit

Posted May 23rd, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the 27 nations that comprise the European Union have opened a summit aimed at solving the bloc’s debt crisis. The dinner summit in Brussels Wednesday will be dominated by increasing calls for growth measures, the creation of jobs and stimulating the troubled eurozone economy, which has been hit with grim news. The EU […]

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EU Leaders to Focus on Economic Growth at Brussels Summit

Posted May 23rd, 2012 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the 27 nations that make up the European Union will gather in Brussels Wednesday for a summit aimed at solving the bloc’s debt crisis. The bloc’s focus has shifted from austerity to pro-growth policies since the election of Socialist Francois Hollande as president of France and the political stalemate in Greece, where voters […]

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EU Leaders to Focus on Economic Growth at Brussels Summit

Posted May 23rd, 2012 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the 27 nations that make up the European Union will gather in Brussels Wednesday for a summit aimed at solving the bloc’s debt crisis. The bloc’s focus has shifted from austerity to pro-growth policies since the election of Socialist Francois Hollande as president of France and the political stalemate in Greece, where voters […]

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EU Leaders to Focus on Economic Growth at Brussels Summit

Posted May 23rd, 2012 at 2:50 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of the 27 nations that make up the European Union will gather in Brussels Wednesday for a summit aimed at solving the debt crisis that is threatening the EU’s very existence. The EU’s focus has shifted from austerity to pro-growth policies since the election of Socialist Francois Hollande as president of France, and the […]

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Obama: NATO United in Afghanistan Plan

Posted May 22nd, 2012 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says NATO members are unified behind a plan to wind down the war in Afghanistan and have the country take command of its security by 2014. Wrapping up a two-day summit Monday in Chicago, Mr. Obama said the meeting closed with a clear road map for the alliance’s role in Afghanistan. […]

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NATO Leaders Solidify Plans for Afghan Transition

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 6:50 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO leaders, attending a two-day summit in Chicago, have solidified plans for the “irreversible transition” in Afghanistan. The final summit declaration issued Monday calls for the international community to commit to the long-term sustainment of Afghan security forces, saying funding will be guided by principles including transparency, accountability, and measures against corruption. The document ratifies […]

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NATO Leaders Solidify Plans for Afghan Transition

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 5:50 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO leaders, attending a two-day summit in Chicago, have solidified plans for the “irreversible transition” in Afghanistan. The final summit declaration issued Monday calls for the international community to commit to the long-term sustainment of Afghan security forces, saying funding will be guided by principles including transparency, accountability, and measures against corruption. The document ratifies […]

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Obama: NATO’s Future Role in Afghanistan Is Clear

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 5:45 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the Chicago NATO summit closes with a clear road map for the alliance’s role in Afghanistan. Wrapping up the two-day summit Monday, Mr. Obama said NATO members are unified behind a plan to wind down the war so the Afghan government can take the full lead for its own security […]

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Obama: NATO Has a Road Map for Afghanistan

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. President Barack Obama says the Chicago NATO summit closes with a clear roadmap for the alliance’s role in Afghanistan. Wrapping up the two-day summit Monday, Mr. Obama said NATO members are unified behind a plan to wind down the war so the Afghan government can take the full lead for its own security by […]

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Smaller Protests on Last Day of Summit

Posted May 21st, 2012 at 1:45 pm (UTC-5)
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On the last day of the NATO summit in Chicago, protesters held more demonstrations a day after clashing with authorities. A VOA reporter at the scene estimated about 120 demonstrated Monday at the headquarters of aerospace giant Boeing, much smaller than the weekend protest that brought thousands into the streets. At least 45 protesters were […]

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