Thursday, May 2, 2013
Italy's new coalition government has been cheered by many at home and cautiously welcomed abroad, but faces challenges to its survival, from managing rivalry between the newly united right and left to funding growth-boosting measures.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday ruled that Ukraine's detention of former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko was unlawful, in a decision the opposition leader's camp saw as a key step towards her release.
Cyprus' lawmakers are voting Tuesday on a multibillion-dollar bailout agreement aimed at preventing the country from going bankrupt.
Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta won a final confidence vote on Tuesday and left for Berlin to push his agenda of easing austerity to revive the economy with Chancellor Angela Merkel, champion of Europe's increasingly unpopular belt-tightening.
Willem-Alexander became the first Dutch king in more than a century Tuesday as his mother, Beatrix, abdicated after 33 years as queen.
President Francois Hollande announced on Monday a series of measures to encourage the French entrepreneurial spirit, including drastic cuts in capital gains taxes — up to 65 percent — for the sale of small companies and a plan to make France start-up friendly.
If there are two words that tense the jaws of European policymakers and prompt a concerned sucking of teeth, they are treaty change.
Investigators into claims of past abuse at 18 children's homes in Wales on Monday said they had uncovered evidence of “serious criminal offences” carried out by 84 suspects between 1963 and 1992.
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Willem-Alexander becomes the first King of the Netherlands in more than 120 years on Tuesday when Queen Beatrix passes the crown to her eldest son.
Greece's Parliament approved an emergency bill Sunday to pave the way for thousands of public sector layoffs and free up to 8.8 billion euros (US$11.5 billion) in international rescue loans.