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Beyond Germany's elections -- celebrating Luther

Sep 20, 2013
Germany is preparing for elections but also for the 500th anniversary in 2017 of Martin Luther kicking off the Reformation. How important is the Protestant work ethic in Germany's economic success?
Posted In: Germany, Lutheran, religion

In German election, economics is anything but dismal

Sep 19, 2013
As Germany approaches elections this weekend, a new party -- the Alternative for Germany -- is aiming to liven up German politics.
Posted In: Germany, euro

How do you say, 'It's the economy, stupid' in German?

Sep 18, 2013
GM's closure of its auto plant in Bochum, Germany, will be the first major closure of an auto plant there in 60 years.
Posted In: euro, Germany, General Motors

Unemployed Greek youth: 'We don't feel useful'

Aug 8, 2013
Greek unemployment as a whole is at a staggering 27.6 percent.
Posted In: Greece, European debt crisis

A week of ups and downs for Greece

Jul 12, 2013
This week, Greece got mixed signals from the International Monetary Fund -- and the coming week looks equally murky.
Posted In: Greece

On Bastille Day, what's to celebrate?

Jul 12, 2013
The French Revolution -- and much of the France we know today -- was born at a time of economic crisis and famine.
Posted In: France, Europe, Europe debt crisis, Unemployment

Is Italy headed for a Greece-style bailout?

Jun 25, 2013
Italy might need a bailout within six months. So warns Italy's second largest bank, MedioBanca, according to Britain's Daily Telegraph.
Posted In: italy, Europe, Europe debt crisis, bailout

In France, an encore for recession

May 15, 2013
France today entered a double-dip recession. It depends on exports to Italy and Spain and they, like many eurozone nations, are still feeling the pinch. Europe's slump is dragging down the global economy.
Posted In: France, Eurozone, recession

Austerity rift chills French-German relations

May 8, 2013
German Chancellor Angela Merkel enjoyed close relations with former French President Nicolas Sarkozy but not with successor Francois Hollande. Differences over austerity are part of the problem.
Posted In: France, Germany, Angela Merkel, Francois Hollande

EU faces second year of recession

May 3, 2013
For the first time in history, the 17 nations that use the euro are headed for two years of back-to-back recession, according to the European Commission.
Posted In: Europe debt crisis, recession
 

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