Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Greece's anti-austerity Syriza party moved fast to form a coalition government on Monday after its stunning election win that has put the country on a collision course with its international creditors.
The EU took a tough tone on Monday toward Greece after the radical left party Syriza stormed to victory in elections, warning that Athens' place in the eurozone depended on it honoring agreements on debt and austerity.
Ukrainian authorities rushed to evacuate children from parts of the war zone Monday in the wake of a deadly rocket attack on the port city of Mariupol and as fresh clashes hit the country's east.
Italian prosecutors called Monday for Francesco Schettino, the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise liner, to serve 26 years and three months in jail for the 2012 shipwreck which left 32 people dead.
Monday, January 26, 2015
A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's international creditors that could shake the eurozone.
Greece voted Sunday in an early general election that could alter the course of the country's battle against crippling debts, with a radical left party favored to win by promising to rewrite the terms of its international bailout.
With oil prices collapsing over 50 percent in the past six months, Angola — Africa's second-largest oil producer — has had to introduce austerity measures and overhaul its budget to deal with a severe drop in expected revenue.
Spain has emerged from a devastating crisis and entered a “virtuous circle” with faster growth than its neighbors, but the IMF warns that high unemployment and the rise of populist parties still threaten the recovery.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held port.
Greece stood Saturday on the brink of a make-or-break general election that could sweep the anti-austerity Syriza party to power and set the country on a collision course with its international creditors.