All posts in Europe

  • Bulgaria moves to grant refugees EU resident status
    June 27, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s Cabinet approved on June 27 amendments to the Foreigners Act that will give refugees and other beneficiaries of international protection resident status in the European Union, thus transposing the […]

  • 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 […]