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  • Greek conservative leader Samaras fails to form coalition

     
    Upping the chances of a new election next month, Greece’s conservative leader Antonis Samaras said Monday he had failed to find a coalition partner to form a new government....
  • A point of pride in Spain

    A point of pride in Spain
    There's an imaginary border that crosses through the South of France and northern Italy, angling through Greece and Turkey toward the Middle East. Call it the olive oil line -- to the north, the cuisines are flavored with butter and other oils; to the...
  • Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness

    Foreign-language Oscar nominees portray true grittiness
    In 2008, the committee that oversees the Oscars' foreign-language film category came under withering criticism for avoiding risky movies. Romania's "4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days," a frank account of a young girl's illegal abortion, wasn't nominated, nor...
  • Spain elevates the garbanzo bean

    Spain elevates the garbanzo bean
    There's an imaginary border that crosses through the South of France and northern Italy, angling through Greece and Turkey toward the Middle East. Call it the olive oil line — to the north, the cuisines are flavored with butter and other oils; to...
  • Photos: Anti-austerity rally in Greece turns violent

    <b>Photos: </b>Anti-austerity rally in Greece turns violent
  • The euro has failed

    The euro has failed
    Europe's single currency is a bust. With unemployment reaching depression levels in the Mediterranean states, time has long passed to negotiate an orderly return to national currencies. Euro advocates argue a single currency is essential for creating a...
  • In the world according to Colin Quinn, it's always last call

    In the world according to Colin Quinn, it's always last  call
    "Nanotechnology," observes Colin Quinn at the start of his whip-smart Broadway solo show, "can stop a global plague. But we still need guards at the zoo." As the Wednesday night audience at the Broadway Playhouse was first trying to follow that remark,...
  • 'Grexit': Are Greece's euro fears causing a $1-billion bank run?

    'Grexit': Are Greece's euro fears causing a $1-billion bank run?
    Greek officials were busy today cobbling together an emergency plan after talks to form a coalition government disintegrated Tuesday. In the meantime, Greeks have withdrawn $900 million from local banks. So said President Karolos Papoulias, according...
  • Euro zone unemployment at record high 10.9%

    Euro zone unemployment at record high 10.9%
    Unemployment in the 17 countries that make up the euro zone was at a record high of 10.9% in March, according to a new report that likely has incumbents in Sunday’s elections breaking into a cold sweat. The jobless rate is up from 10.8% in February...
  • Palestinian Authority premier Salam Fayyad gives up finance post

     
    Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad kept the top job in a cabinet shakeup Wednesday but relinquished his duties as finance minister, a position that earned him praise abroad and criticism at home....
  • Egypt's presidential campaigns crisscross the nation

     
    Egypt’s first free presidential election is a week away. The 13 candidates -- those with name recognition and those whose mention draw puzzled expressions -- have been set loose upon the land with staffs and stickers, flags and banners, and sound...