Wicekanclerz Niemiec w Polsce

Do Warszawy przyjeżdża dzisiaj z krótką wizytą niemiecki minister spraw zagranicznych, a jednocześnie wicekanclerz Niemiec, Guido Westerwelle. To pierwsza zagraniczna wizyta nowego szefa niemieckiej dyplomacji. W środę nowy gabinet Angeli Merkel został zatwierdzony.

Spada zaufanie do Tuska

Spada zaufanie Polaków do premiera Donalda Tuska, rośnie do prezydenta Lecha Kaczyńskiego – wynika z sondażu TNS OBOP dla TVP. Prezydentowi nie ufa 63 procent badanych, a szefowi rządu 57 procent.

Justice Dept. seeks to block wiretap lawsuit

The Obama administration invoked the state secrets privilege on Friday in a lawsuit pertaining to government eavesdropping intended to intercept terrorist communications, and one privacy advocacy group called the decision „incredibly disappointing.”

Pentagon: Afghanistan troops could cost $500K each

If President Obama decides to send the 40,000 additional forces to Afghanistan as requested by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, a rough estimate by the Pentagon projects the cost could be an additional $20 billion a year, according to a senior Pentagon official.

Taliban leader rejects U.S. payoffs

A top Taliban political leader delivered a message Friday to President Obama, calling his attempt to lure away Taliban fighters with money „an old weapon that has failed already.”

White House: 650,000 stimulus jobs

The largest stimulus program in the nation’s history has created or saved at least 650,000 state and local jobs, according to a report released by the Obama administration on Friday.