European leaders meeting in Brussels have made encouraging moves toward Estonia and Iceland, despite both countries' substantial financial problems.
Back when the euro was just getting going, nobody was very worried about Spain or Greece. Italy was the weak link in the common currency. Now, ten years later, Italy could still turn out to be the eurozone's biggest liability. Christopher Werth reports.
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Six years and $4 billion after South Africa won the right to host this year's World Cup, the first match will soon kick off. Locals are hoping that all the investment in new airports and stadiums will pay off. But Christopher Werth reports not all the expectations for the World Cup's big payoff are going to be realized.
Beyond the near $1 trillion number, the E.U.-approved bailout of Europe will include the European Central Bank buying up sovereign debt. Christopher Werth reports.
British voters hit the polls next week, and politicians are duking it out in the U.K.'s first election to use Facebook and Twitter. They're also finding the traditional campaign poster to be very effective. Christopher Werth reports.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on campaign financing will most certainly change the amount of money spent in upcoming elections. But in the U.K., there's a different attitude towards political advertising. Christopher Werth reports.
Faced with mounting debt, Ireland's government has slashed nearly $6 billion from its budget -- a big adjustment for a country with just 4.5 million people. Christopher Werth reports on the end of the Celtic Tiger.