Thursday 23 November 2017

Europe

Europe

Jacques Chirac found guilty of misusing public funds

Jacques Chirac found guilty of misusing public funds

The former French president receives a suspended two-year sentence for crimes related to his tenure as mayor of Paris.

Google sued by former Formula One head Max Mosley over sex party searches

Google sued by former Formula One head Max Mosley over sex party searches

The 71-year-old has been fighting for his privacy ever since a British tabloid published a story and video in 2008 featuring Mosley in a German prison camp-themed private sex party.

Europe agreement 'partial solution' says IMF

Europe agreement 'partial solution' says IMF

An agreement reached by European countries for deeper economic integration was a step in the right direction but not a complete solution for the euro zone's debt crisis, International Mon...

Cameron 'Veto' Garners Kudos in U.K., EU Scorn

Cameron 'Veto' Garners Kudos in U.K., EU Scorn

U.K Prime Minister David Cameron's decision to stand aside from a pact to allow euro-zone governments to move toward tighter central control of their budget affairs was depicted Sunday as...

Not everyone agrees that euro's end would finish off Europe too

Not everyone agrees that euro's end would finish off Europe too

EU officials are working feverishly to ensure the euro survives a raging debt crisis threatening its 10th birthday. But some Europeans are sure it's impossible to turn back the clock on i...

Merkel Heads to Paris as EU Leaders Seek Debt Strategy

Merkel Heads to Paris as EU Leaders Seek Debt Strategy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy will hold talks in Paris today starting at 1:30 p.m. over lunch. With a European Union summit in Brussels looming Dec....

China Signals Reluctance to Rescue E.U.

China Signals Reluctance to Rescue E.U.

The Chinese government over the weekend sought to tamp down international expectations that Beijing might use its large financial reserves to help ease the European debt crisis.

Italy, Greece Among Worst Euro Countries in Corruption Ranking

Italy, Greece Among Worst Euro Countries in Corruption Ranking

Italy and Greece scored the lowest among euro-area countries in a global corruption ranking as their inability to tackle graft and tax evasion exacerbated the debt crisis, watchdog group ...

The Pharmacy of Europe

Bernard-Henri Lévy

Is the European crisis the cause of the current financial crisis or the consequence?