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In Greece, new property tax sparks anger

Feb 17, 2012
The Greek government has introduced a new property tax so that it can increase revenue but many Greeks say it's unfair and unwise.
Posted In: Greek, tax, property tax, Eurozone, European Union

EU investigating Samsung for antitrust

Jan 31, 2012
Turns out those patent suits are bugging more than just Apple
Posted In: samsung, patents, apple, EU, European Union

Europe's oil standoff

Jan 23, 2012
As part of the effort to prevent Tehran from developing its nuclear weapons program, the EU unites on imposing sanctions against Iran.
Posted In: Oil, Iran, European Union, military, Strait of Hormuz

Croatia could be newest European Union member

Jan 20, 2012
Joining the European Union means also eventually jumping on board with the euro currency. Why would a country want to get involved at such a moment of crisis?
Posted In: Croatia, European Union, euro

Debt crisis tarnishes the euro club

Dec 15, 2011
The European Union was once the hottest international club around. Does its debt crisis and infighting make less appealing to those who have waited years to gain admission?
Posted In: European Union

EU agreement isn't necessarily the right fix

Dec 12, 2011
Twenty-six of 27 European Union leaders will pursue strict budget rules. But austerity may not be the best prescription for Europe's debt crisis.
Posted In: Eurozone, euro, European Union

Do multinational summits actually work?

Dec 9, 2011
Some economists say today's summit will be remembered as a successful moment -- when eurozone countries met and got their act together. Katharina Gnath is an associate fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations and has studied G8 and G20 summits.
Posted In: summit, Europe debt crisis, European Union

Europe pledges to control spending

Dec 9, 2011
Raise your right hand: European leaders hammer out a new European pledge to get the continent's budget deficit under control
Posted In: European Union

EU summit takes place in Brussels; divisions abound

Dec 8, 2011
European leaders gather in Brussels to discuss closer fiscal union and try to save the euro, but EU lawmakers are divided on the way forward.
Posted In: Eurozone, Brussels, European Union

What's on the agenda at Friday's EU summit

Dec 7, 2011
European leaders meet in Brussels on Friday to try to work out the continent’s debt crisis. Greater fiscal cooperation is top of the agenda.
Posted In: European Union, Brussels

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