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Jeff Danziger | Posted 07.17.2012 | World
Jeff Danziger

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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.

Greek PM: More 'Financial Support May Be Necessary'

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Business

MILAN, March 30 (Reuters) - Prime Minister Lucas Papademos said on Friday Greece may need a third bailout package if the sweeping au...

EU Renewable Energy Initiative Falls Short Despite Growth

Reuters | Nina Chestney and Martin Roberts | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green

By Nina Chestney and Martin Roberts LONDON/MADRID (Reuters) - Europe's wave and tidal power technology is likely to disappoint EU expec...

India Joins China In Boycott Of EU Carbon Plan

Reuters | Posted 05.22.2012 | Green

* India says carriers will not share emission data with EU * India's stand could harm Free Trade Agreement talks * Airli...

Are Retaliation Threats Against EU Carbon Tax 'Misplaced'?

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green

(The author is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.) By Gerard Wynn LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - ...

Poland Isn't So Keen On Going Green

AP | VANESSA GERA | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Frustrations with Poland are growing in the European Union after the coal-powered nation for a second time blocked the EU's lo...

A Divided Union

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.14.2012 | World
Marian Salzman

The United States of Europe is in the midst of its own culture war. Will the European Union implode under the weight of its own mess? Or will it hold out long enough to rewrite the rules of cooperation to realign its major powers?

E.U. Considers Quotas For Women In Boardrooms

The New York Times | Posted 03.05.2012 | Women

BRUSSELS - Frustrated that her previous efforts to get more women into the top echelons of European business have not yielded stronger results, Vivian...

Europe: We Promise To Be Good Next Time

Reuters | Posted 05.02.2012 | Business

By John O'Donnell BRUSSELS, March 2 (Reuters) - All but two European Union countries signed a treaty on tighter budget...

European Carbon Tax On Airlines Is Safe For Now

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2012 | Green

By Gerard Wynn LONDON, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Once rhetoric surrounding a brewing "carbon trade war" has cooled, non-EU countries are lik...

Google's $12.5 Billion Deal Approved In Europe

Posted 04.14.2012 | Technology

By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Google Inc won unconditional EU regulatory approval on Monday for its planned $12.5 billion pu...

New EU Crack Down On Derivatives Sparks Concerns

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | Business

* Derivatives industry sees more uncertainty over EU rules * Lawyers say many months before full picture known * ESMA, E...

EU Demands More From Greece Bailout Deal

Reuters | Posted 04.10.2012 | Business

* Greece says has deal with creditors, party leaders * Euro zone ministers demand action before more aid * Want parliame...

A Modern Greek Tragedy

George Kenney | Posted 04.10.2012 | World
George Kenney

The fault accrues much more to Eurozone authorities than to Greece because, politically, the Europeans have long dodged the critical fact that their limited currency union is unworkable.

Five Tips for a Safer Internet Day 2012

Christopher Burgess | Posted 04.08.2012 | Technology
Christopher Burgess

Lose one, and the criminals will find a way to exploit them all. Easy way to remember that was given to me many years ago: Passwords are like toothbrushes; you don't share them and you change them regularly.

Merkel's Chilling Vision of a Post-democratic Europe

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 03.28.2012 | World
Rory Fitzgerald

The light of democracy is being extinguished across the continent in which it was born. An unaccountable European elite is ignoring the basic principles of democracy and betraying the founding vision of the EU.

Brzezinski: West Needs a Long-Term Sense of Purpose

Nathan Gardels | Posted 03.25.2012 | World
Nathan Gardels

"While the last several centuries did involve a struggle for global domination, and the last 20 years saw a brief moment in which America was globally supreme, we are now entering a phase in which no power is likely to be truly supreme."

Fowl Play: Chicken Cage Confusion Indicates Larger European Policy Issues

AP | By RAF CASERT | Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

FLEURUS, Belgium -- When Eric Pierart takes in the chaotic wiggling of thousands of hens caged in his renovated barn, he's reminded of how tough it is...

Will Momentum for EU Oil Embargo on Iran Wreck Diplomacy?

Trita Parsi | Posted 03.08.2012 | World
Trita Parsi

If the EU repeats the mistake of 2010 and lets its mistrust overtake its judgement and imposes an oil embargo prior to the next meeting, then diplomacy will likely be dead on arrival.

The Debate Over Aviation Emissions

Toni Johnson | Posted 02.29.2012 | World
Toni Johnson

Starting Jan. 1, the EU will require all international air carriers flying in and out of the airports of member states to participate in its carbon trading regime governing greenhouse gas emissions.