Police used tear gas to calm down hundreds of demonstrators who were against the government`s budget cuts in downtown Helsinki Friday evening, Finnish media said.
The United States Army has announced to reduce its strength by a whopping 80,000 by 2017 as part of a budget-cutting plan, making it one of the largest force reductions since World War II.
President Barack Obama on Saturday called on the US Congress to end the "reckless" and "dumb" budget cuts known as the sequester, and to adopt a plan of "smarter" cuts to fuel economic growth.
Even a rural festival celebrating the harvest of Georgia`s famous sweet onions isn`t safe from the federal budget battle 1,000 kilometres away.
US President Barack Obama was in his elements over a whopping USD 85 billion forced spending cuts his administration was facing, saying, "My joke writers have been placed on furlough."
Chinese think tanks have rejected a
US Congressional report on the Communist nation`s weapon`s development, describing it as a trick to offset the Pentagon`s
Britain`s Conservative-led coalition is seeking to make cuts of some 20 percent to police budgets.
Leon Panetta said US President agreed with his assessment that there should be no further cuts to defence spending.
US defence budget cuts will
require a "smaller" US ground force and "hard choices" about how to preserve American military power with less money, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday.
BBC must make budget cuts of 20% following a freeze in the licence fee, which all
Britons with a television must pay.
The US Congress is struggling to cut spending, including foreign aid.
CERN however said its flagship "Big Bang" machine will mainly be unaffected.
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