Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras found himself in a tough spot Monday as he prepared to force unpopular bailout reforms demanded by eurozone creditors past his own party to get them through parliament.
Northern Ireland's police were pelted with bricks and bottles and used a water cannon to disperse crowds as violence broke out at a traditional Orange Order parade in Belfast on Monday.
Ukraine's prime minister pushed back Monday against a pair of forces threatening to undermine his fragile government, likening members of Ukraine's parliament to "lunatics" while defending a nationalist militia that is locked in a standoff with police.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Eurozone leaders struck a deal Monday on plans for a bailout to prevent debt-stricken Greece from crashing out of the euro after Athens bowed to draconian demands for reform.
Monday, July 13, 2015
Greece reached a deal with its European creditors Monday, pledging stringent austerity to avoid an exit from the euro and the global financial chaos that could have followed.
The EU cancelled a full 28-nation summit on Sunday to decide whether Greece stays in the European single currency as a divided eurozone struggled to reach a reform-for-bailout deal.
Money was already tight for single mother Nicola Marshall and looks set to get tighter in a new austerity drive in the UK that will affect millions of low-paid workers.
Pinot Noir from Germany is on an extraordinary upwards trajectory -- but not many people know that. People always say: "Germany is a white wine country," says Anne Krebiehl MW, who originally comes from the Black Forest area of southern Germany. People ask: "How can they ripen Pinot Noir?"
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Greece will have another, possibly its last, chance Sunday to convince skeptical European creditors it can be trusted to enact wide-ranging economic reforms that would safeguard its future in the euro.
An angry crowd hurling stones and plastic bottles forced Serbia's premier to flee a ceremony Saturday marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of some 8,000 Muslims in Bosnia.