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EU sanctions Iran by refusing to insure oil tankers
Iranian oil producers may find other ways to sell their product, but with few options to insure their ships, a lot of oil will be sitting in the harbor.
European leaders reach deal to help banks
There's a big EU summit going on in Brussels today, and it appears leaders have come up with an agreement that may help ease the debt crisis -- at least somewhat.
European leaders meet in Brussels, weigh options
EU leaders meet in Brussels today and tomorrow to seek solutions to the continent’s debt crisis, but some observers expect them to achieve little.
No riots, but Ireland feels the pain of austerity
Ireland is tackling its debt crisis with a harsh program of austerity measures. The Irish are not rioting, as the Greeks did, but they are hurting.
Many pushing back against EU carbon tax
Europe's biggest airlines say a new European tax on the carbon dioxide coming out their jet engines is a bad idea.
In Greece, new property tax sparks anger
The Greek government has introduced a new property tax so that it can increase revenue but many Greeks say it's unfair and unwise.
EU investigating Samsung for antitrust
Turns out those patent suits are bugging more than just Apple
Europe's oil standoff
As part of the effort to prevent Tehran from developing its nuclear weapons program, the EU unites on imposing sanctions against Iran.
Croatia could be newest European Union member
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?