2012 Budget Photos on Townhall

  •  - PS party President Di Rupo arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    PS party President Di Rupo arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    Posted: 11/29/2011 5:55:24 AM EST
    Elio Di Rupo, head of Belgium's French-speaking Socialists (PS), who has been tasked by Belgium's King Albert to lead coalition talks, arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels November 29, 2011. Parties negotiating a coalition agreement reached a deal on the 2012 budget on Saturday, clearing the last major obstacle to the formation of a new government more than 18 months after elections were held. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - PS party President Di Rupo arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    PS party President Di Rupo arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    Posted: 11/29/2011 5:54:01 AM EST
    Elio Di Rupo, head of Belgium's French-speaking Socialists (PS), who has been tasked by Belgium's King Albert to lead coalition talks, arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels November 29, 2011. Parties negotiating a coalition agreement reached a deal on the 2012 budget on Saturday, clearing the last major obstacle to the formation of a new government more than 18 months after elections were held. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Charles Michel, head of Belgium's French-speaking Liberal Party (MR), gestures as he arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    Charles Michel, head of Belgium's French-speaking Liberal Party (MR), gestures as he arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    Posted: 11/29/2011 5:52:54 AM EST
    Charles Michel, head of Belgium's French-speaking Liberal Party (MR), gestures as he arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels November 29, 2011. Parties negotiating a coalition agreement reached a deal on the 2012 budget on Saturday, clearing the last major obstacle to the formation of a new government more than 18 months after elections were held. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
  •  - Charles Michel, head of Belgium's French-speaking Liberal Party (MR), gestures as he arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    Charles Michel, head of Belgium's French-speaking Liberal Party (MR), gestures as he arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels

    Posted: 11/29/2011 5:52:27 AM EST
    Charles Michel, head of Belgium's French-speaking Liberal Party (MR), gestures as he arrives for talks with political parties' leaders in Brussels November 29, 2011. Parties negotiating a coalition agreement reached a deal on the 2012 budget on Saturday, clearing the last major obstacle to the formation of a new government more than 18 months after elections were held. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM - Tags: POLITICS ELECTIONS)
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    Posted: 11/16/2011 6:20:47 PM EST
    A group of students seeking education reforms use a banner to shield themselves from the spray of water cannons in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. The march coincides with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
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    Posted: 11/16/2011 6:20:47 PM EST
    A masked student throws back a tear gas canister during clashes with riot police in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched Wednesday to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
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    Posted: 11/16/2011 6:20:47 PM EST
    Masked students push barricades into an intersection hoping to obstruct the passage of riot police in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched Wednesday to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
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    Posted: 11/16/2011 6:20:47 PM EST
    A masked student throws back a tear gas canister during clashes with riot police in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched Wednesday to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
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    Posted: 11/16/2011 6:20:47 PM EST
    A masked student hurls a stone during clashes with riot police in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched Wednesday to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time, since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
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    Posted: 11/16/2011 6:20:47 PM EST
    A masked student sends back a tear gas canister lanced by riot police during clashes in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched Wednesday to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
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    Posted: 11/16/2011 6:20:46 PM EST
    A student carries a barricade over his head to throw at the oncoming water canons during clashes with riot police in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched Wednesday to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
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    Posted: 11/9/2011 3:15:49 PM EST
    A student lifts a barricade over his head to throw at the oncoming water canons during clashes with riot police in Valparaiso, Chile, Wednesday Nov. 9, 2011. Thousands of students seeking education reforms marched Wednesday to coincide with the start of the 2012 budget talks in the legislature. Congressional leaders and a representative group of students were to meet for the first time since the protests began. (AP Photo/Luis Hildalgo)
  •  - Senior citizens chat at a sea coast belvedere in Ericeira on the outskirts of Lisbon

    Senior citizens chat at a sea coast belvedere in Ericeira on the outskirts of Lisbon

    Posted: 10/29/2011 8:50:40 AM EST
    Senior citizens chat at a sea coast belvedere in Ericeira on the outskirts of Lisbon October 29, 2011. Portugal's 2012 budget will eliminate civil servant's and pensioners year-end and holiday bonuses and extend working hours so the country can regain credibility and meet tough fiscal goals under a 78-billion-euro bailout. REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro (PORTUGAL - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Senior citizen walks past a souvenir shop in Lisbon, with shirts of Portuguese player and team

    Senior citizen walks past a souvenir shop in Lisbon, with shirts of Portuguese player and team

    Posted: 10/25/2011 9:35:51 AM EST
    A man walks past a souvenir shop in Lisbon October 25, 2011. Portugal's 2012 budget will eliminate civil servants' year-end and holiday bonuses and extend working hours so the country can regain credibility and meet tough fiscal goals under a 78-billion-euro bailout. REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro (PORTUGAL - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek (C) holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek (C) holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Posted: 10/18/2011 4:00:36 AM EST
    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek (C) holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara October 18, 2011, as he is flanked by officials. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Posted: 10/18/2011 3:59:26 AM EST
    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Posted: 10/18/2011 3:57:57 AM EST
    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - Turkey's Finance Minister Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Turkey's Finance Minister Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara

    Posted: 10/18/2011 3:56:52 AM EST
    Turkey's Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek holds a news conference to announce September budget results and details of the 2012 budget in Ankara October 18, 2011. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS)
  •  - A pensioner plays domino at a public park in Alges

    A pensioner plays domino at a public park in Alges

    Posted: 10/14/2011 12:24:17 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING DATE A pensioner plays domino at a public park in Alges, Lisbon October 14, 2011. Portugal's 2012 budget will eliminate civil servants' year-end and holiday bonuses and extend working hours so the country can regain credibility and meet the terms of a 78-billion-euro bailout, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said on Thursday. REUTERS/Hugo Correia (PORTUGAL - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  -  Pensioners play domino at public park of Alges in Lisbon

    Pensioners play domino at public park of Alges in Lisbon

    Posted: 10/14/2011 12:24:09 PM EST
    REFILE - CORRECTING DATE Pensioners play domino at a public park in Alges, Lisbon October 14, 2011. Portugal's 2012 budget will eliminate civil servants' year-end and holiday bonuses and extend working hours so the country can regain credibility and meet the terms of a 78-billion-euro bailout, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said on Thursday. REUTERS/Hugo Correia (PORTUGAL - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)