Ceremonies marking the 1963 Franco-German partnership pale in comparison to U.S. presidential inaugurations, but they mark an alliance credited with driving the E.U. — and the euro — toward greater stability and prosperity
The NDP has been a target before but this time, its opponents believe they have a good shot at declaring the organization illegal
European Union finance ministers announced unexpected advances towards a banking union designed to prevent the excesses that transformed Europe’s sovereign debt problem into the fearsome euro crisis.
Despite positive growth in France and Germany, official figures show the 17-nation euro bloc sinking into its second recession since 2009—with experts warning the worst is yet to come.
France smarts at German comments despairing French economic response to the euro crisis, and media reports contending Berlin is preparing a To-Do reform list for sluggish leaders in Paris.
The German Chancellor hasn’t given up on her austerity push, but she isn’t about to show Greece the E.U. door
Millions of beer drinkers descend on the Bavarian capital for the 179th Octoberfest, which runs from Sept. 22 until Oct. 7, 2012. Germany’s famous fair is the world’s largest, attracting more than six million people annually from …
Escalating economic and employment woes, as well as serious rifts within his leftist majority and Cabinet, cast a dark shadow over French President François Hollande’s moment in the international sun as he addressed the U.N.
The fate of the euro will be repeatedly tested in coming weeks, as the European Central Bank, markets, legal experts and politicians all weigh in from opposing sides in the struggle to preserve the tormented common currency
Under fire for not moving faster to mend France’s economy, Socialist President François Hollande is both pushing for further stimulus spending while also trying to slash budgets.
A closer inspection of Greece’s austerity program, controversial take on U.S.-Pakistan relations and Mexico’s Supreme Court pleases human rights activists
Renewed urban violence in France and continuing instability of the euro offer reminders that economic disparities and widening divisions can only be remedied through the difficult work of integration
Today’s choices: coup rumors in Egypt, the waning allure of the E.U. to its neighbors and fresh reports of unrest and arrests in Tibet.