All posts in Europe

  • IMF: Global economic growth slowing
    July 17, 2012, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund says global economic growth is slowing as debt problems continue in Europe, and expansion is less than expected in major emerging economies. IMF experts say the global economy […]

  • IMF postpones bailout review mission to Romania
    July 16, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission (EC) have postponed their joint bailout review mission to Bucharest until after the July 29 referendum to impeach president Traian Basescu, […]

  • ACTA axing reopens the issue of piracy
    July 16, 2012, by Andrew Greene of The Prague Post

    The European Parliament’s rejection of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) was not a surprising decision, but leading politicians and business figures warn the fight against Internet piracy must continue. In […]

  • Hugh and cry over press freedom in Hungary
    July 16, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    The Hungarian government has sent an information pack to British actor Hugh Grant, who recently cited Hungary as an example of the dangers of state control of the media. “We […]

  • IMF talks with Hungary to start on July 17
    July 13, 2012, by Robert Hodgson of The Budapest Times

    Negotiators from the International Monetary Fund, European Union and European Central Bank are to arrive on Tuesday to begin talks over Hungary’s second multi-billion-euro bailout, a local IMF official has […]

  • View overlooking Greek capital city Athens photo Clive Leviev-Sawyer
    IMF: Greece missed bailout targets
    July 13, 2012, by VOANews

    The International Monetary Fund says Greece has missed several financial targets it pledged to adopt as it secured its second bailout earlier this year. The IMF did say Greece kept […]