All posts in Europe

  • Greek New Democracy party leader Antonis Samaras
    Greek party leaders hopeful as coalition talks continue
    June 19, 2012, by VOANews

    Greek party leaders are holding a second day of talks aimed at forming a coalition government. The country’s president has given the head of the conservative New Democracy party, Antonis […]

  • ExxonMobil quits shale gas exploration in Poland
    June 19, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    US company ExxonMobil finished its shale gas exploration activities in Poland as no continuous, commercial level of hydrocarbons flow was registered, ExxonMobil said in a statement. ExxonMobil closed the last […]

  • hand pointing over keyboard of laptop computer
    Flame malware: Hard-drive horror
    June 19, 2012, by Niklas Jakobsson of The Budapest Times

    The recent discovery of the Flame malware is the latest in a series of revelations about malicious software that suggest cyber war is already a reality.  In fact, Flame might […]

  • Barack Obama
    Obama, G20 press Europe on economic plan
    June 19, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Europe’s financial crisis took center stage on Monday as the Group of 20 economic summit began in Mexico.  President Barack Obama and other G20 leaders continued to urge European nations […]

  • a fanned-out sheaf of euro notes
    Young Czech bank eyes CEE markets
    June 18, 2012, by Emily Thompson of The Prague Post

    Three new banks were launched on the local market last year, offering stripped-down, online retail banking products that quickly began to lure dissatisfied customers from the established banks. Among them […]

  • Hungarian government signals end to IMF deadlock
    June 18, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    The government looked set this week to capitulate over controversial legislation that is blocking the commencement of formal negotiations for a joint International Monetary Fund and European Union bailout. A […]

  • French Socialists win majority in parliamentary vote
    June 18, 2012, by VOANews

    French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party has taken a solid majority in Sunday’s runoff parliamentary elections. Partial polling results show the Socialists’ bloc taking up to 320 seats in the […]