Kristina Cooke

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8 Jan 2011 | 12:00 AM

Egypt threatens to take back New York obelisk

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Egyptian government official charged with protecting his country's ancient monuments is threatening to take back an iconic obelisk in Central Park unless New York City takes steps to restore it.

26 Aug 2010 | 12:00 AM

DNA helps resolve crimes of Argentina's Dirty War

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Small red coffins are stacked inside a bleak office just blocks from Argentina's Congress, a chilling reminder of the thousands of people kidnapped and killed during the bloody 1976-1983 dictatorship.

26 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Greece expects debt aid rescue in time

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greece's finance minister said on Sunday that aid will arrive in time to avert the euro zone's first sovereign debt default as signs grew that a 45 billion-euro ($60.49 billion) rescue would have to be bigger.

25 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Greece sees aid coming fast enough to avert default

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greece's finance minister said on Sunday aid would arrive fast enough to avert a debt default as signs grew that a 45 billion euro ($60.49 billion) rescue package would have to be increased.

12 Mar 2010 | 12:00 AM

SPECIAL REPORT - Cheap cigars, politics and the Volcker Rule

NEW YORK (Reuters) - In mid-January, a who's who of Wall Street gathered to hear Paul Volcker, the former Federal Reserve chairman whose role in the White House seemed at best unclear.

17 Feb 2009 | 12:00 AM

Co-working has wider appeal in recession

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Attorney Dick Dorsett, laid off a year ago, has recently started going to the office.

30 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Child materialism linked to self-esteem - study

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - How much children focus on having the latest gadgets and designer gear may have more to do with their self-esteem than peer pressure, targeted marketing or bad parenting, researchers said.

28 Nov 2007 | 12:00 AM

Shipwreck unlikely to deter Antarctica tourists

NEW YORK (Reuters Life!) - Tourists to Antarctica are unlikely to be deterred by the sinking of a cruise ship last week because there is strong curiosity about the region, travel experts said.