Monday, June 22, 2015
The International Monetary Fund, deadlocked with Greece over further financial aid, approved a new loan installment for Cyprus on Friday, now the only other eurozone country receiving its bailout support.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
New airport technologies unveiled at the Paris Air Show this week promise robots replacing immigration officers and much faster identification of criminals through their biometric data.
Yukos shareholders said Thursday that Russian government assets in France including bank accounts and real estate had been frozen in a dispute over compensation for the seizure of the defunct oil giant.
Friday, June 19, 2015
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde warned Athens Thursday it cannot delay a huge payment due at the end of the month, piling on the pressure as eurozone ministers sought a deal on the Greek debt crisis.
The growth of renewable energy outpaced that of fossil fuels in the electricity sector last year, with a record 135 gigawatts of capacity added from wind, solar, hydropower and other natural sources, a new study shows.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
After decades of quietly selling fruit and vegetables, a family-run Turkish grocery shop has become the unlikely flashpoint in a Berlin culture war pitting a neighborhood against property developers.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Denmark's economy and cradle-to-grave welfare system have taken center stage in the run up to Thursday's election, with a looming skills shortage fueling a debate on the scope of unemployment benefits.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Default by debt-wracked Greece loomed dangerously closer after last-ditch talks between Athens and its EU-IMF creditors collapsed on Sunday, bringing the threat of a Greek exit from the euro closer than ever.
Since opening its doors to Syrians fleeing war, Sweden has welcomed record numbers of refugees and a small but growing group are taking fast-tracks to jobs, bucking unemployment trends.
Slovakia has been a star performer in Central Europe with a boom in car manufacturing driving brisk economic growth, but ghost villages haunt the countryside as people leave in search of jobs.1 Comment