Embattled bank Dexia said Monday the Belgian state will buy its Belgian subsidiary for 4 billion euros ($5.4 billion) as part of a restructuring of the lender amid a severe liquidity squeeze.
It's an old story _ a father fighting with his son _ but this one involves a king and a prince, racy headlines, palace intrigue and the future of the monarchy itself.
Led by Germany and France, EU leaders agreed Friday to work for closer economic cooperation amid market turmoil over towering debts in countries across the continent.
Ehsan Jami is a 22-year-old local councilor and member of the socialist Labor Party (PvdA) in the Dutch town of Leidschendam. His party, which belongs to the ruling government coalition in the Netherlands, is eager to get rid of him because... he is a Muslim apostate.