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  • Estonia votes amid jitters over Ukraine crisis
    March 1, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Estonians were voting on Sunday March 1 2015 in parliamentary elections that opinion polls suggest are likely to see the current centre-left coalition under Prime Minister Taavi Rõivas returned to power. […]

  • Greece and euro zone agree on draft accord
    February 21, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    An agreement between Athens and the 19 euro zone finance ministers was confirmed on Friday evening in Brussels, the third round of such talks in a week. Few details were […]

  • Thousands rally in Athens on eve of EU debt talks
    February 15, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    At least 15 000 Greeks rallied on Sunday February 15 outside parliament in Athens to protest against austerity measures they say are impoverishing the country. Other demonstrations took place in […]

  • Greece to present new debt plan to EU
    February 8, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said on Saturday that he would hand his European Union counterparts an outline for a new debt and economic reform program next week. “We will […]

  • Moody’s downgrades Russia amid oil slide
    January 17, 2015, by Deutsche Welle

    Moody’s Investors Service has cut its rating for Russian government bonds by one notch, putting them a rung above “speculative” or junk investment grades. Russia is struggling both with sanctions […]

  • Poland’s Donald Tusk takes over as EU Council president
    December 1, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Poland’s Donald Tusk has taken over as European Council president, charged with convening summits of the bloc’s 28 leaders. The former Polish premier has promised “ruthless determination” to fix Europe’s [&hell ...

  • Nationalism gaining strength in Serbia, Albania
    October 21, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Aleksandar Sekulic’s workdays aren’t always this busy. The young human rights activist has been traveling across Serbia, visiting Albanian-owned shops and snack bars targeted by nationalistic attacks. At least a […]

  • Funding woes delay new Chernobyl cover
    October 15, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    “There’s no precedent for this anywhere in the world,” Jochen Flasbarth said. “Of course there is uncertainty.” The German Ministry of the Environment’s senior civil servant was talking about the [&hellip ...

  • Centre-right government returned in Latvia
    October 5, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Latvian Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma’s three-party coalition looked set on Sunday to be returned as the Baltic nation’s next government. Her Unity party, the Union of Greens and Farmers and […]