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  • Euro ministers tell France, Italy to trim budgets more

    Euro zone finance ministers told France and Italy on Monday to take quick steps to rein in their deficits in line with EU rules, threatening disciplinary action but also indicating some wiggle room might be given. The ministers met to discuss draft...
  • EU draws up 1.3 trillion-euro wish list to revive economy

    The European Union has drawn up a wish list of almost 2,000 projects worth 1.3 trillion euros ($1.59 trillion) for possible inclusion in an investment plan to revive growth and jobs without adding to countries' debts. Investment has been a casualty of...
  • Global watchdog to review company audit sector

    Global regulators are reviewing the auditing sector after policymakers questioned the quality of book-keeping at banks in the run up to the financial crisis. David Wright, secretary-general of the International Organisation of Securities Commissions...
  • U.N. relief agencies seek $16 billion to meet 'unprecedented' needs

    U.N. relief agencies seek $16 billion to meet 'unprecedented' needs
    Armed conflicts driving millions to flee their homes have intensified over the last year and created an "unprecedented" refugee crisis that will require $16.4 billion to address next year, United Nations aid agencies warned Monday. The humanitarian...
  • Merkel says France and Italy must do more on reforms

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a newspaper interview on Sunday that both France and Italy needed to do more on the reform front to ensure that their 2015 budgets respected European Union fiscal rules. Last month, the European Commission...
  • Peru climate change talks slowed by clashes of rich and poor nations

    International climate talks in Lima, Peru, are entering their final week, with few hints of whether a newfound optimism that marked the start of negotiations will ultimately translate into an agreement that would rein in climate change. Convened by...
  • U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda

    U.S., EU override Australia to put climate change on G20 agenda
    The G20 communique will include a significant passage on climate change, EU officials said on Sunday, as the United States and other heavyweight nations override host Australia's attempts to keep the issue off the formal agenda. Much of the meeting of...
  • EU leaders rebuff U.S. concern about a 'lost decade' for Europe

    EU leaders rebuff U.S. concern about a 'lost decade' for Europe
    European Union leaders pushed back against the Obama administration’s criticisms that Europe had failed to take decisive action to revive growth, insisting that the continent was not headed toward a “lost decade.” At an opening press...
  • Smug Obama administration duped the public

     Smug Obama administration duped the public
    The viral video of the week, at least among policy wonks, shows one of Obamacare's key architects saying that the health care law passed only because the administration deceived the public. MIT professor Jonathan Gruber spoke candidly — and...
  • Household, government spending keep euro zone economy growing in third quarter

    Rising household demand and steady government spending kept the euro zone economy growing in the third quarter despite a further fall in investment and a negative contribution from trade, data from the European Union's statistics office showed on Friday....
  • Europe barely passes global bank rules test

    The European Union only scraped through a test of whether it complies with global banking rules aimed at making the financial system safer and avoiding another global markets meltdown. The United States fared better in complying with bank capital rules...