Trichet reinforces expectation of ECB rate rise

International Herald Tribune June 25, 2008 Jean-Claude Trichet, the president of the European Central Bank, said Wednesday that the risks of inflation becoming entrenched in Europe are “particularly acute,” reinforcing expectations that the bank would raise interest rates at its meeting next week. more

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Plan to Fingerprint Foreigners Exiting U.S. Is Opposed

Washington Post June 22, 2008 The airline industry and embassies of 34 countries, including the members of the European Union, are urging the U.S. government to withdraw a plan that would require airlines and cruise lines to collect digital fingerprints of all foreigners before they depart the United States, starting in August 2009. more

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