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Finance ministers from the counties that use the embattled euro are debating on Thursday the best way to help Spain bail out its banks and whether to give Greece's new government more time to get its deficit under control.
Academy Award winners Nicole Kidman and Mira Sorvino urged an end to violence against women at a concert Wednesday night to support the U.N. agency that promotes equality for women and an end to attacks against millions of women and girls.
Hong Kong pop singer Eason Chan has good reason to love London _ he's become the first Chinese performer to play the city's O2 arena, starring in his sold-out DUO Concert.
The European Union on Monday suspended its sanctions against Myanmar for a year following a wave of widely praised political reforms in the country, but the EU will retain an embargo on arms sales, officials said.
The 2 billion women in Asia are still paid less than men for similar work and are extremely underrepresented in top leadership positions, according to a report that estimates limits on female employment cost the region $89 billion a year in lost productivity.
Even with dozens reported dead over the past two days, the world powers struggling to stop Syria's bloodshed are reluctant to declare the cease-fire dead.
Last week brought the first quarter of 2012 to a close and with it some heady stock market returns, as measured by all three of the major market indices. The Dow Jones Industrial Average returned 8 percent for the quarter, which was tame compared to the 12 percent return for the S&P 500 and more than 18.5 percent jump in the Nasdaq for the same period.
After the new iPad goes on sale Friday in the U.S. and nine other countries, Apple will make the tablet computer available in 25 additional countries a week later, mostly in Europe.