PM admits UK is paying 'high price' for Afghanistan mission as British death toll rises to 444
It's significant that the PM and his family are spending the weekend 'chez Merkel', say analysts
Euro falls as predictions of recovery confounded by record joblessness in first two months of year
Ordinary Cypriots are sympathetic to the Russians, who have boosted economy during the recession
A journalist with a holiday home in Cyprus explains why so many ex-pats are affected by the bank levy
Eurosceptics furious at senior US official's call for Britain to stay a 'strong' member of Europe
House of Representatives vote through bill that raises taxes for only the richest Americans
Pentagon ready to send lay-off notices to 800,000 workers if politicians cannot reach a compromise
Finance ministers have reached a deal on rules for supervising eurozone banks
Industrial action will not disrupt flights, but cabin crew will withhold alcohol and smiles
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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