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January 16, 2015, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

In cities across Europe, police are conducting raids and making arrests, striving to ease tensions that have risen exponentially since attacks in and near Paris last week claimed 17 victims. […]

Euro falls to nine-year low

January 5, 2015, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

The value of the euro dropped to a nine-year low against the dollar on Monday, as fears over the stability of the eurozone escalated in the first week ...

European nations divided on call for action in Syria

August 27, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

France is ready to “punish” those who carried out an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, the French president said Tuesday. But Eu ...

Europe emerges from double-dip recession

August 14, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

The eurozone’s 18-month double-dip recession has finally come to an end, with the bloc growing three-tenths of one percent in the second quarter ...

  • Europeans lose trust in governments
    August 3, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    Years into an economic crisis that has rocked the eurozone, European citizens are losing trust in their governments. A recent survey found that trust in political parties is at an […]

  • Visiting German finance minister faces Greek protests
    July 19, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    Thousands of police officers lined the streets of Athens on Thursday as the German finance minister visited the Greek capital. His arrival comes as a controversial bill was passed in […]

  • Cyprus approves international bailout
    May 1, 2013, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    The Cypriot parliament approved an international bailout Tuesday in a very close vote, with just over half of lawmakers voting in favor.  The “yes” vote lines Cyprus up for a […]

  • Debt deal marks ‘new day’ for Greece
    November 28, 2012, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    The eurozone has agreed on a deal that will reduce Greek debt and help the nation avoid bankruptcy. Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras says the deal marks a “new day” […]

  • Merkel urges greater European integration
    June 8, 2012, by Selah Hennessy of VOANews

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Germany has the political will to ensure the stability of the eurozone. The German leader spoke alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron, who pressed for […]