Articles by Colleen Barry



LSE Buys Italy's Borsa in $2.19Bln Takeover

  • 25 June 07
  • The Associated Press
The 1.63 billion euro ($2.19 billion) all-share takeover of Borsa Italiana by the London Stock Exchange puts the two exchanges in a position to realize their goal of becoming the world's primary exchange during a period of rapid consolidation of stock exchanges worldwide, the companies said in a joint statement Saturday.

German Conservatives: Anti-War Stance Failed

  • 04 February 03
  • The Associated Press
Chancellor Gerhard Schr?der's government deflected speculation over major shake-ups and new political alliances Monday after his Social Democrats' stinging defeat in two state elections.

Political Hurdles Await Newly Elected Schroeder

  • 24 September 02
  • The Associated Press
Gerhard Schroeder's Social Democrats held onto power in Germany's closest postwar election, but the chancellor will face tougher opposition at home.

G-8 Protests Take Turn for the Worse

  • 28 June 02
  • The Associated Press
Shoving matches erupted Wednesday between police and anti-globalization protesters in two Canadian cities as initially peaceful demonstrations against the summit of the world's richest countries turned testy.

Karzai Suggests to Loya Jirga That He Name Own Cabinet

  • 18 June 02
  • The Associated Press
Moving to resolve one of Afghanistan's most contentious issues, newly elected President Hamid Karzai said Monday he wanted to select the members of his own Cabinet, pledging it would be one that ""meets the needs of the people.""

NATO, Russia Embark on a New Era

  • 15 May 02
  • The Associated Press
Heralding the Cold War's funeral, NATO and Russia reached a historic agreement Tuesday to combat common security threats in the post-Sept. 11 era.

KLA Guns Collected In Kosovo

Rugova Returns Seeking Pivotal Role

War Crimes Prosecutor Visits Sites

Bereznaya Back on Her Feet At Worlds

Policeman Murdered In Volatile Albania City

Albanian Authorities Quash Rally

Youthful Spying Still Scars Germans