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Single Euro-Zone Budget Gains Momentum Ahead Of Summit

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2012 | Business

By Luke Baker BRUSSELS, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Debate about the idea of creating a separate budget for euro zone countries is intensifying...

Saving the Euro and the EU: Can Europe Do It?

Haider Khan | Posted 12.03.2012 | College
Haider Khan

With the continuous outpouring of bleak economic data from the EU, many are expressing deep pessimism bordering on despair about the prospects for the sustainability of the monetary union.

The New Nazis of Europe: Coming to America?

Richard Brodsky | Posted 12.03.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

Golden Dawn has opened an office in Washington, and some of what we've heard from the Baltic states should give the State Department pause. Even the Timothy McVeigh's decision to bomb government buildings still resonates among some extreme right-wing groups.

Europe's Upset With Microsoft Over Internet Explorer

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Technology

* Fines could reach 10 pct of turnover * EU regulators likely to use case to deter other companies * Internet Explorer's...

Major Credit Rating Agency Delivers EU Warning

Reuters | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business

SYDNEY, Sept 4 (Reuters) - Moody's Investors Service has changed its outlook on the Aaa rating of the European Union to negative, wa...

The Omerta Surrounding Goldman Sachs: A Documentary

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business
Vivian Norris

If it is true we are sleepwalking into a depression worse than we have known before, we must wake up quickly.

Turkey's New Role or Awakening the Sleeping Levantine Giant

Claude Salhani | Posted 10.29.2012 | World
Claude Salhani

The reemergence of Turkey in Arab politics has many in Turkey and the region asking if veering Ankara's politics back towards the Levant is a wise policy.

Will Congress Pass the Airline Bailout Act of 2012?

Jake Schmidt | Posted 10.21.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

If signed into law and implemented (as its proponents clearly want) the bill could put taxpayers at risk of a significant bailout for the airlines through the "hold airlines harmless" provision.

Foes of EU Airlines Carbon Plan Look To U.N.

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2012 | Green

* EU Commission welcomes countries' engagement with ICAO * ICAO alternative could allow EU to waive its scheme * Many en...

Let's Hear It for the European Union and the Euro

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 09.16.2012 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

For obvious reasons, the financial problems of the eurozone have grabbed all the headlines. But it is important to recall what the European Union really means to Europeans. And why it is that the EU's members have been slowly but steadily ceding sovereignty to Brussels for over 50 years.

EU Opens Antitrust Investigation Of Microsoft

AP | DON MELVIN | Posted 09.16.2012 | Technology

BRUSSELS — The EU's executive body, the European Commission, announced Tuesday that it was opening an investigation into whether Microsoft has k...

Angela Merkel Is No Alexander Hamilton: The EU Crisis Isn't Over

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 09.07.2012 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

Be prepared for bad news from Europe for the rest of the year. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is being asked to represent her country, and Europe as a whole. She simply cannot do both.

Cyprus: Small Country, Big Presidency

Endy Zemenides | Posted 09.04.2012 | World
Endy Zemenides

On July 1, one of the EU's smallest states and most recent members -- the Republic of Cyprus -- assumed the six month presidency of the E.U. There are three reasons why Cyprus' presidency will be of such great consequence.

Greek Finance Minister: Greece Is Falling Short On Promised Reforms

AP | ELENA BECATOROS | Posted 07.05.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece -- Greece is falling short of some of the commitments it has made in return for billions of euros of rescue money, the country's new fi...

Kosovo: It's Business, Not Personal

Fron Nahzi | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Fron Nahzi

Even under these dark rumors of Asanaj's complicity in illicit deals, the Kosovar public has demanded justice for his hideous death. They were looking for a compassionate face to a system that has failed them time after time.

The Greek Slap and Resurgent Nazism in Europe

Richard Brodsky | Posted 08.14.2012 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The ongoing meltdown of Greek politics and economics is again exposing the outbreaks of Nazi-type movements across Europe. What is happening in Greece may happen across Europe, and soon. The prudent step: take it seriously, now.

8 Reasons Why Americans Should Care About the European Debt Crisis

Rachel Epstein | Posted 08.08.2012 | College
Rachel Epstein

The continued European debt problem poses both economic and political risks to the United States.

Dinner for Merkel

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.08.2012 | World
Jeff Danziger


A Primer For European Bank Runs

Reuters | Posted 07.26.2012 | Business

* Northern Rock "run" was due to bank risk * Threat now is country risk * Currency risk another concern for bank deposit...


Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.17.2012 | World
Jeff Danziger


Greek Joblessness Hits Record High

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Business

* Unemployment hits record 21.7 pct in February * Nearly 1.1 million out of a job, most in big cities * Some 54 pct of y...

Despite Elections, Austerity May Still Rule In Europe

AP | RAF CASERT | Posted 07.08.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS — Germany and the European Commission on Tuesday called on EU nations to stick to their agreed budget cuts despite mounting voter disco...

Short-term Status Quo in France While Greece Wonders If There Will Ever Be "Business as Usual"

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.07.2012 | World
Vivian Norris

The election of Francois Hollande as president has not created the panic depicted in the foreign media, but rather an emphasis on keeping to the status quo, at least in the short term.

How EU Ideologues Destroyed the Hopes of a Generation

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 07.01.2012 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

The older generation, traumatised by war, have bequeathed to young Europeans a landscape of joblessness and economic chaos, within which extreme political ideologies are flourishing.

Could NATO's Second-Largest Army Be Run by Terrorists?

Marietje Schaake | Posted 06.18.2012 | World
Marietje Schaake

I find it hard to believe that NATO's second-largest army and such a significant member of Western security since the Cold War has been run by terrorists all along. But politicians should not take the seat of the judge.