Stories tagged: Europe
Thu., June 30, 2016, 10:37 a.m.
The race to become Britain’s next prime minister took a dramatic, unexpected turn Thursday as former London Mayor Boris Johnson – popular with the public and widely considered to be …
Thu., June 23, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
Britain entered uncharted waters Friday after the country voted to leave the European Union, according to a projection by all main U.K. broadcasters.
Mon., June 20, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
The Supreme Court says the European Union can’t pursue a lawsuit accusing tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds of taking part in a global money-laundering scheme that sponsored cigarette-smuggling in Europe.
Wed., June 1, 2016
What Trumpism ignores is Ilves’ larger point: The West must recognize the value of a free and secure Europe, something that NATO countries took for granted during the past two …
Mon., May 30, 2016, 10:04 a.m.
Confidence in the economy of Europe’s 19-country eurozone is up across the region for a second successive month thanks in particular to greater optimism among consumers.
Tue., May 24, 2016, 10:08 a.m.
The European Union’s regulator has given the go-ahead to the proposed merger of Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, clearing another hurdle for the combination of the world’s two biggest beer makers.
Mon., May 23, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
It was like Bernie Sanders versus Donald Trump in the heart of Europe, and the Bern won by a nose. Left-wing economics professor Alexander Van der Bellen was elected Austria’s …
Sat., May 21, 2016, 11:35 p.m.
It is the last remaining relic of an ancient forest that stretched for millennia across the lowlands of Europe and Russia, a shadowy, mossy woodland where bison and lynx roam …
Fri., May 13, 2016, 10:17 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday described the development of NATO’s U.S.-led missile defense program as a threat to global security and vowed that his nation will take the necessary …
Mon., May 9, 2016, 1:30 p.m.
European finance ministers on Monday debated for the first time measures to ease Greece’s massive debt burden amid concern the International Monetary Fund might withdraw from the bailout talks.
Thu., May 5, 2016, 5:19 a.m.
The European Union’s top court dealt a blow to the tobacco industry Wednesday by approving sweeping new rules that will require plain cigarette packs, ban menthol cigarettes and regulate the …
Wed., May 4, 2016, 2:58 p.m.
U.S. and global stock indexes moved lower a second day Wednesday following a dismal report on job creation that gave investors concern over the state of the economy. The data …
Fri., April 29, 2016, 9:56 a.m.
It’s been a long and tortuous journey, but the eurozone economy is finally back to the size it was before the global financial crisis. The 19-country currency union, which as …
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:55 a.m.
The unemployment rate inched down to 10.3 percent in February in the 19 countries that use the euro.
Mon., April 4, 2016, 10:36 a.m.
President Barack Obama says NATO continues to be the cornerstone of collective defense for the U.S. and Europe.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:06 p.m.
The Pentagon plans to deploy an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to rotate troops in and out of the region …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 10:14 a.m.
Even before a potential knock to economic sentiment from the Brussels attacks, confidence across the 19-country eurozone was already on the wane.
Fri., March 25, 2016, 2:10 p.m.
Pope Francis is presiding over a Good Friday procession at Rome’s Colosseum. It is his first major Holy Week religious service drawing a large outdoor crowd since the Brussels attacks …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 10:24 a.m.
Europe and Russia have launched a joint mission to explore the atmosphere of Mars and hunt for signs of life on the red planet.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 1:34 p.m.
Cuba and the European Union have signed a deal normalizing their relations after years of tensions spawned by disagreement over human rights on the island.
Thu., March 10, 2016, 8:28 a.m.
The European Central Bank cut all its main interest rates, expanded its bond-buying stimulus program, and offered new cheap loans to banks, making an unexpectedly aggressive effort to boost inflation …
Fri., March 4, 2016, 10:51 a.m.
The European Union has boosted sanctions against North Korea in line with a U.N. Security Council Resolution imposing new measures over Pyongyang’s recent nuclear test and rocket launch.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 1:07 p.m.
Automakers looking to support sales in the face of global economic uncertainty are betting on new SUVs and the promise of high-tech as they try to outshine each other at …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 2:16 p.m.
Prime Minister David Cameron faced off Thursday against the 27 other European Union leaders, telling them to grant his country a new deal to settle the festering issue of their …
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
NATO defense ministers on Wednesday approved new multinational reinforcements to beef up defenses of frontline alliance members most at risk from Russia, the alliance’s secretary-general announced.
Mon., Feb. 8, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has scrambled thousands of troops and hundreds of warplanes across southwestern Russia for large-scale military drills intended to test the troops’ readiness amid continuing tensions with …
Fri., Jan. 29, 2016, 9:29 a.m.
British Prime Minister David Cameron warned Friday that his nation and the European Union still have serious hurdles to overcome ahead of a mid-February summit at which he hopes to …
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 4:21 p.m.
French investigators tracked down the alleged ringleader of last week’s Paris bloodshed after receiving a startling tipoff: The Islamic militant wasn’t in Syria but in Europe, plotting yet another attack. …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 4:19 p.m.
BERLIN – The news that one of the assailants in the Paris attacks may have crossed into Europe with refugees fleeing Syria is raising the fierce debate over Europe’s immigration …
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015
The 60 or so metal padlocks hang from the cables strung between the supports of the Sandifur Bridge near Peaceful Valley. They offer a visual juxtaposition – the moving water …