Articles by David Clarke



British Tabloids Speculate on Prince William's Split

  • 17 April 07
  • Reuters
British newspapers devoted page after page on Sunday to speculation over why Prince William's romance with Kate Middleton ended, with one saying Queen Elizabeth had told him: ""We don't want another Diana.""

Blair Says He Will Bow Out Within 12 Months

  • 08 September 06
  • Reuters
British Prime Minister Tony Blair pledged Thursday to quit within a year but declined to give an exact date to mutineers in his Labour Party who want a speedy ouster to revive their fortunes.

Blair Pressed to Quit Over Funds

  • 21 March 06
  • Reuters
British Prime Minister Tony Blair faced growing pressure on Monday to step down over a donations scandal that has tarnished his reputation and boosted calls for finance minister Gordon Brown to take the reins.

Africa 'Mercenaries' Face Death

  • 11 March 04
  • Reuters
Zimbabwe on Wednesday threatened to execute a band of ""foreign mercenaries"" detained in Harare and Equatorial Guinea, accusing them of being part of a plot funded by ""enemy powers"" and multinational corporations.

Once Elite Liberia Hotel Home to Misery of War

  • 05 August 03
  • Reuters
In the twisted logic of war, the displaced civilians cowering in a ruined hotel in Monrovia are occasionally thankful for the bullets that whiz over their heads.

Taylor to Step Down in a Week

  • 04 August 03
  • Reuters
Liberian President Charles Taylor's forces were battling rebels on several fronts Sunday, a day after their leader promised to step down and just hours before African peacekeeping troops were due to deploy.

NEWS ANALYSIS: Regulator to Rule on Battling Banks

TotalFina in $43Bln Bid for Elf

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