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World 27 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

ANALYSIS - Has globalisation made us more catastrophe-prone?

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - As the world grapples with the worst economic downturn in decades and the possibility of a flu pandemic, a growing body of research suggests the complexity of the modern global economy may make us more vulnerable than ever to catastrophe.

World 27 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Left wins power in crisis-hit Iceland, eyes EU

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Iceland's Social Democrats began negotiating over a centre-left government coalition on Sunday with plans to push for European Union membership talks for the crisis-hit nation.

World 26 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Left sweeps to power in crisis-hit Iceland

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Social Democrat Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir swept to victory in Iceland's election on Sunday after street protests over an economic meltdown toppled the previous conservative-led government.

World 26 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Left sweeps to power in crisis-hit Iceland

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Social Democrat Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir swept to victory in Iceland's election on Sunday after street protests over an economic meltdown toppled the previous conservative-led government.

World 26 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Iceland's Social Democrat leader claims poll win

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Social Democrat Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir claimed victory in Iceland's election on Sunday after street protests over an economic meltdown toppled the previous conservative-led government.

World 26 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Crisis-hit Icelanders vote for centre-left

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Social Democrat Prime Minister Johanna Sigurdardottir swept to victory in Iceland's election on Sunday after street protests over an economic meltdown toppled the previous conservative-led government.

World 15 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

SCENARIOS - Is there an escape route from Thailand's crisis?

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Political unrest flared again in Thailand this week, after protesters loyal to former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra forced the cancellation of an Asian summit, and two people were killed in violence in Bangkok.

World 01 Apr 2009 | 12:00 AM

Obama starts first major foreign trip

LONDON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama arrived in Europe on Tuesday with a hefty agenda for tackling the economic crisis and seeking support for his new Afghanistan strategy on a trip that will test his global leadership.

World 31 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Obama bringing hefty agenda on European trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama heads to Europe on Tuesday with a hefty agenda for tackling the economic crisis and seeking support for his new Afghanistan strategy on a trip that will test his global leadership.

World 31 Mar 2009 | 12:00 AM

Obama bringing hefty agenda on European trip

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama heads to Europe on Tuesday with a hefty agenda for tackling the economic crisis and seeking support for his new Afghanistan strategy on a trip that will test his global leadership.