Thousands flee Albania flooding

Albania is experiencing its worst flooding in living memory, its interior minister says, with more than 12,000 people moved from their homes.

Defiant Iran reports nuclear advance before talks

GENEVA/TEHRAN (Reuters) – Iran announced what it called a major step forward in its nuclear programme on Sunday, showing determination to pursue it a day before talks in Geneva with world powers which fear Tehran may be seeking atom bombs.


Calibrating China’s cool-down

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China needs to slow down its economy enough to cool inflation at home without putting a drag on growth in the rest of the world.


India wants BlackBerry access from companies: report

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Indian government is talking to companies using Research in Motion’s’s BlackBerry to gain access to their employees’ secure communications when it is deemed necessary, an official told the Wall Street Journal.

IMF to urge increase in EU safety net

BRUSSELS/DUBLIN (Reuters) – The IMF will urge euro zone governments on Monday to boost the size of their rescue fund and recommend the European Central Bank buy more bonds to prevent the bloc’s debt crisis from derailing economic recovery.


CVC planning bid for Punch Taverns -report

LONDON, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Private equity group CVC is
“plotting an audacious bid” for British pub company Punch
Taverns , the Mail on Sunday said in an unsourced
report.

No comment de De La Rue sur une info d’offre d’achat d’Oberthur

LONDRES, 5 décembre (Reuters) – De La Rue s’est
abstenu de tout commentaire dimanche sur une information de Sky
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