China has apparently changed its mind about the Eurozone: the head of the Chinese central bank says that his country has confidence in the euro, and will continue to loan money to the EU. Jose Manuel Barroso, the President of the European Commission, reassured China that Europe is not falling apart. He said that as a result of the crisis, a full political union will be formed within the Eurozone.
In other news, the Afghan ministry of culture has informed female television announcers that they must not appear unveiled onscreen, and should wear less makeup.
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