All posts in Europe

  • Greeks to hold general strike on September 26
    September 13, 2012, by VOANews

    Greece’s two main labor unions have announced a general strike on September 26 against planned austerity measures. A spokeswoman for the General Confederation of Greek Labor said the action would […]

  • France, Romania sign Roma repatriation deal
    September 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Romania and France have signed a two-year framework agreement on September 12 for the repatriation of Romanian citizens of Roma descent, the Romanian government said in statement. The agreement was […]

  • China’s spending spree in the EU
    September 13, 2012, by Benjamin Tallis for The Prague Post

    While Europeans gobble up cheap goods “Made in China,” publicity surrounding Chinese shopping practices has mainly focused on the fondness for European luxury brands. It has become commonplace to see […]

  • Bosnia cracks down on organised crime
    September 13, 2012, by VOANews

    Bosnian authorities say they have launched a major operation against organized crime, conducting raids across the country on groups suspected of murders, drug trafficking, and robbery. The head of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s […]

  • German court clears permanent Europe rescue fund
    September 12, 2012, by VOANews

    Germany’s top court has rejected attempts to block a new permanent rescue fund for the eurozone, clearing the way for the country’s president to endorse the $644 billion pact. The […]

  • Spy arrests raise Turkish-Iran tensions
    September 12, 2012, by Dorian Jones of VOANews

    The recent arrest by Turkey’s security forces of nine people accused of spying for Iran has increased tensions between the former close allies. Bilateral relations have soured over the two […]