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
A flurry of new economic data in Europe indicates that the slide of the euro zone toward recession isn’t as rapid as some had expected — though it is still steady enough to represent a major threat to the global economy
As countries across Europe’s Mediterranean rim reel from a crippling debt crisis, a summer of harsh weather has added on the woes and the heat, sparking wildfires from Portugal to Greece
Today’s picks: the stormy waters of the South China Sea, India faces the fallout from late monsoon rains and a controversial German writer and economist (not surprisingly) speaks his mind
Billed as the “last chance” summit to contain the escalating euro crisis, the meeting of EU leaders produces measures to relieve short-term financial pressures on vulnerable members, and lay the framework for significant …
Today’s global stories delve into the prospects for peace in Kashmir, Paraguay’s presidential impeachment and the Queen’s historic visit to Northern Ireland.
Greek fans hoped against hope that their team could defeat a far superior German side in the quarterfinals of Euro 2012. But a heavy defeat to the nation that has demanded Greece adopt harsh austerity measures deepened the gloom.
Today’s picks: a week to save the Euro, Putin heads to Jerusalem and China’s military tries to clean shop.
Antonis Samaras opposed a bailout and then voted to support another. Now prime minister, he must figure out a way to bring the Greek economy back from the dead
In today’s scan of stories: signs of tension at the G20 in Mexico, semi-exiled activist Chen Guangcheng talks to the U.S. media and a new Greek government looks likely.
The conservative New Democracy party eked out a victory in Sunday’s parliamentary elections — though, once again, not enough to form a government outright
Today we focus on coverage of investigations of official wrongdoing in China, the furor over the political situation in Egypt, and why Germans think Obama has failed
Greeks go to the polls on Sunday in an election that could determine whether the country stays in the euro zone — and perhaps the future of the currency union itself