Aug 2, 1:16 AM EDT
Afghan [puppet] official: 4 dead in suicide blast at hotel http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/ ... 2-01-16-59
small residential hotel frequented by foreigners
U.S. debt still a threat to global economy - China media
BEIJING | Tue Aug 2, 2011 10:29am IST http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/08/0 ... 2720110802
"Although the United States has basically avoided default, its sovereign debt problems remain unresolved. They have merely been pushed off, and there is a tendency for them to grow"
Cyprus faces imminent bailout threat, biggest bank says
NICOSIA | Mon Aug 1, 2011 4:22pm BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/0 ... EQ20110801
Factbox - Key political risks to watch in Britain
LONDON | Mon Aug 1, 2011 1:14pm BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/0 ... DZ20110801
What to watch for:
- The Libyan conflict dragging on, changing the West's role. Defence spending cuts taking a
toll on operational ability;
- The UK getting dragged in to any other conflicts, such as Syria.
Factbox - Approval of new powers for euro zone bailout fund
BRUSSELS | Tue Aug 2, 2011 10:52am BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/0 ... R520110802
This new operational flexibility will have to be approved by parliaments in several euro zone countries
Factbox - Recent job cuts at major banks
Tue Aug 2, 2011 12:23pm BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/0 ... 6E20110802
U.S. military chief sees no direct Syria involvement
BAGHDAD | Tue Aug 2, 2011 8:23am BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/08/0 ... 8U20110802
War to go on even if NATO bombing ends: Gaddafi camp
TRIPOLI/ZLITAN, Libya | Tue Aug 2, 2011 10:06am EDT http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/ ... 6620110802
No one should think that after all the sacrifices we have made, and the martyrdom of our sons, brothers and friends, we will stop fighting. Forget it."