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  • Two killed in raid targeting mastermind of Paris attacks
    November 18, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Shooting and multiple explosions were heard Wednesday as police launched a raid in a Paris suburb targeting the Islamic State militant suspected of being the mastermind of last Friday’s attacks […]

  • French fighter jets hit IS targets in Syria
    November 16, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    French fighter jets have launched massive airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Raqqa, reportedly destroying a command post and a training camp. A French military statement said 10 […]

  • French police hunt for eighth Paris attack suspect
    November 15, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    French police have released a photo of the suspect who is still at large from the Friday night attack on Paris that killed at least 132 people. He is identified […]

  • EU ministers to meet Saturday on security
    August 26, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European Union ministers are to meet in Paris Saturday to look for ways to tighten regional security after last week’s attack on a high-speed train traveling from the Netherlands to France. Prosecutors […]

  • More uncertainty as Greece faces new vote
    August 21, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Europeans have offered a mixed reaction to Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ resignation and call for new elections. Some analysts and politicians are cautiously upbeat, but many investors are wary […]

  • Tough road ahead for Greece, euro zone after bailout
    August 15, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    German lawmakers are expected to vote Wednesday on whether to approve a third bailout for Greece. Both Greek lawmakers and eurozone finance ministers now back the deal, but hurdles remain […]

  • Euro zone ministers endorse Greek bailout
    August 15, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Eurozone finance ministers in Brussels have approved the first $29-billion payment of a $93-billion bailout deal for Greece after the Greek Parliament approved the package earlier Friday. Eurogroup chairman Jeroen […]

  • Europe struggling to reach Greek bailout deal
    July 12, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Skeptical European finance chiefs struggled Sunday to reach an accord with debt-wracked Greece over its latest austerity plan, voicing doubts Athens would live up to its promises to cut spending […]

  • EU ministers still disagree on plans for migrants
    June 17, 2015, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    Following a meeting in Luxembourg, the European Union’s 28 members remained sharply divided Tuesday over plans to redistribute thousands of migrants who have crossed the Mediterranean. As they met, an […]