All posts in Europe

  • 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 […]

  • European Parliament committee recommends rejection of ACTA
    June 21, 2012, by Alex Bivol

    European Parliament’s international trade committee voted on June 21 to recommend that the European Parliament rejects the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) when it is put up for a vote in […]

  • Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nickolay Mladenov
    Three EU foreign ministers on joint visit to Lebanon, Iraq
    June 21, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    From June 21 to 24, Bulgarian Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov, his Swedish counterpart Carl Bildt and Polish foreign minister Radoslaw Sikorski are on a first-ever joint visit to Lebanon and […]

  • Samaras sworn in as Greek prime minister
    June 20, 2012, by VOANews

    Conservative Antonis Samaras has been sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister, leading a newly formed coalition government that intends to renegotiate the terms of an international bailout package. Three […]