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  • McManus: Merkel intent on keeping Eurozone united

    McManus: Merkel intent on keeping Eurozone united
    Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's impossible prime minister, has committed almost every sin that modern politics affords. He entertains barely-of-age girls as overnight guests and brags about it. He appoints business cronies and television starlets to government...
  • Clashes in Lebanese city of Tripoli leave four dead

     
    Violent clashes apparently linked to the conflict in neighboring Syria broke out overnight in the Lebanese city of Tripoli, leaving at least four people dead, including a soldier, resident said Sunday....
  • Greece in last-ditch effort to form a government

     
    Greece's president began a last-ditch effort Sunday to broker a deal for a coalition government after last week's inconclusive elections. The financially ailing nation is without a government at a time when it most needs one....
  • In Greece, shall I compare thee to an austerity measure?

     
    This is a Greek protest, but instead of throwing stones, these protesters read poems. Every day on WorldNow, we choose a striking photo from around the world. Today we spotted this shot at a poetry protest in Athens, where people danced on stilts and...
  • Greek bill to detain illegal immigrants for disease is 'alarming'

     
    In Greece, a plan to detain illegal immigrants suspected of carrying HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases has upset Amnesty International, which called the idea “deeply alarming” and discriminatory....
  • A third Greek leader tries to put together a government

     
    Socialist leader Evangelos Venizelos takes his turn Thursday in trying to form a government in Greece after two other bids before him failed. Failure by Venizelos would mean that another election is likely....
  • Greece conservatives win as voters favor protest parties

     
    Greek conservatives won at the polls in a national election but fell far short of enough seats to take power, deadlocking parliament and deepening unease over the country’s economic future and its continued membership in the Eurozone....
  • Greek Socialist leader says coalition talks making headway

     
    The four-day struggle of Greek politicians to stitch together a coalition government gained sudden momentum Thursday as concerned creditors began to reduce the flow of rescue loans that keep this cash-strapped country afloat....
  • Most EU leaders sign treaty aimed at debt crisis

     
    REPORTING FROM LONDON -- Leaders from 25 of the European Union's 27 countries signed a new treaty on fiscal discipline Friday in a move they hope will help resolve the region's long-running debt crisis and prevent future occurrences. The agreement commits...
  • Romanian government is latest victim of EU austerity

     
    Romania's government fell after a no-confidence vote and the leadership of the Czech Republic narrowly survived a similar challenge Friday in the latest challenges to European efforts to heal the Continent's debt crisis with tough spending cuts and higher...
  • Pain now or pain later? Europeans prefer putting it off

     
    With more than half of the 17 Eurozone countries slipping back into recession in recent months and popular discontent reaching a crescendo, overseers of the European common currency may be more likely to heed the hurting countries' calls for stimulus...