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France unveils $138bn bid to slash deficit
French PM announces austerity measures and tax rises totalling $138bn in bid to eliminate budget deficit by 2016.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2011 14:36 GMT
France to announce deep budget cuts
Expected $11bn in spending cuts and tax increases aimed at keeping finances under control and boost credit rating.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2011 10:42 GMT
European officials defend crisis measures
Finance ministers and central bankers say new recession "unlikely" as IMF and World Bank annual meeting gets under way.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2011 08:46 GMT
EU bank chief calls debt level 'encouraging'
Anti-austerity protests put an early end to debt crisis talks marked by differences between US and EU finance ministers.
Last updated: 17 Sep 2011 08:48 GMT
G7 pledges $38bn to Arab Spring nations
Finance ministers outline bloc's support for reform and reconstruction efforts in Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco and Jordan.
Last updated: 10 Sep 2011 14:57 GMT
Global markets tumble on debt uncertainty
US and European markets trade lower, Asian bourses tank and price of gold hits new record amid investor worries.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2011 22:43 GMT
World leaders confer on debt crisis
French and UK leaders discuss twin debt crises in Europe and US, amid calls for G7 nations to convene emergency summit.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 20:09 GMT
Mortars pound Misurata as toll mounts
Western Libyan city reels from attack while rebels take control of key crossing along Tunisia border.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 16:00 GMT
Civilians killed in Misurata fighting
Deaths reported in besieged Libyan city as US offers "non-lethal" aid to rebels fighting Gaddafi forces.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 22:30 GMT
France and Italy to send Libya advisers
Sarkozy promises to ramp up air attacks after meeting rebel leader as nations join UK decision to send military team.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 14:35 GMT
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