All posts in Europe

  • Hannes Swoboda, leader of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) in the European Parliament
    News Analysis: What’s next for Europe’s left?
    June 26, 2012, by Marketa Hulpachova of The Prague Post

    As France’s newly elected socialist President Francois Hollande settles into the Élysée Palace, bolstered by comfortable socialist majority in that country’s Parliament, center-left politicians throughout Central Europe are in ...

  • wads of 100 euro notes bound in stacks
    Spain, Cyprus seek bailouts for their ailing banks
    June 26, 2012, by VOANews

    Spain and Cyprus — one of the euro currency bloc’s biggest economies and one of its smallest — both sought eurozone bailouts Monday for their financially troubled banks. Spain asked […]

  • Sign up for The Sofia Globe’s daily e-mail bulletin
    June 25, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Sofia Globe, the newest Bulgaria-based English-language news, features and analysis website, is starting a daily e-mail bulletin. The daily newsletter, free of charge, will deliver the pick of The […]

  • Parliament of Canada in Ottawa
    Roma in firing line as Canada moves to end abuses
    June 25, 2012, by Attila Leitner of The Budapest Times

    The “Protecting Canada’s Immigration System Act” has passed the vote in the country’s House of Commons and is heading to the Senate, where its likely passage could put a stop […]

  • Slovak parliament approves European Stability Mechanism
    June 25, 2012, by Jana Liptakova of the Slovak Spectator

    As expected, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), a permanent rescue fund proposed by eurozone countries to deal with the sovereign debt crisis and other fiscal problems, was passed by Slovakia’s […]

  • Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras
    Greece’s new leaders to miss EU meeting
    June 25, 2012, by VOANews

    Greece has run into a snag in its efforts to renegotiate its European-led bailout, as health problems sidelined the new prime minister and finance minister ahead of a critical meeting […]

  • European finance ministers meet on eurozone crisis
    June 22, 2012, by Lisa Bryant of VOANews

    European finance ministers are discussing how to tackle Europe’s sovereign debt and banking crisis during a two-day meeting in Luxembourg. The talks begin a series of critical economic meetings. The […]