At the G-20 summit in Mexico, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reiterated her tough line that bailout terms for Greece are not negotiable. Since accepting the tough conditions of the bailout, there's been talk that Greece's new ruling party wants to seek some concessions on the terms of the rescue package.
Hans-Jurgen Kuhl started painting at ten and in his 20s, experimented with clothing design. Later in life he discovered his greatest art form — counterfeiting money. In a piece for Wired, contributing editor David Wolman tells the story of Kuhl, who viewed his work fabricating $100 bills as art.
After a London-based firm canceled the ship's insurance policy, it reversed course, according to British Foreign Secretary William Hague. The MV Alaed was off the coast of Scotland when it turned back.
The top court in Pakistan ruled Tuesday that Prime Minister Yousuf Reza Gilani is not eligible to hold office because of an earlier contempt conviction. For more on this development, Steve Inskeep speaks to Declan Walsh of The New York Times.
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