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Bundesbank report on Greece raises pressure on Merkel

German opposition parties accused Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday of lying before elections next month about the risks of a new bailout for Greece, after a magazine reported the Bundesbank expects it will need more European aid in early 2014.
Reuters: August 12, 2013

Wave of post-Ramadan holiday bombings kills 69 in Iraq

A wave of car bombings targeting those celebrating the end of Ramadan across Iraq killed 69 people Saturday, a bloody reminder of the inability of Iraqi authorities to stop violence threatening to spiral out of control.
MSNBC: August 12, 2013