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Sat, 01 Oct 2016 12:16:18 EDTAbout half a million refugees in Germany received social security benefits in June, almost twice as many as a year earlier, potentially fueling tension among voters over the recent influx of refugees.
Sat, 01 Oct 2016 11:40:00 EDTPope Francis led prayers in front of more than a thousand Catholic faithful in the former Soviet state of Georgia, but an official delegation from the Georgian Orthodox Church stayed away in an apparent snub.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:11:04 EDTTensions between the Netherlands and Russia over the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 deepened Friday after Dutch authorities called for a meeting with Russia’s ambassador.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 12:11:12 EDTThe global Paris agreement to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions is all but certain to enter into force in November, after European Union environment ministers agreed on the EU to ratify the deal next week.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:08:04 EDTPope Francis spoke out in support of refugees on a visit to the former Soviet republic of Georgia Friday, in a carefully calibrated statement that could still irritate the country’s powerful neighbor, Russia.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:49:32 EDTSome 210,000 fewer migrants entered the country last year than previously thought, interior minister says.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 22:29:04 EDTThe campaign of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban to curb immigration—particularly Muslim migrants—and reject European Union refugee quotas is drawing wide appeal in the country ahead of Sunday’s referendum.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:12:12 EDTSpain’s simmering governance crisis has triggered upheaval in the one institution—the mainstream Socialist party—best positioned to break a 9-month-old political impasse.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:45:35 EDTBelgian authorities plan to expand their intensified law-enforcement efforts beyond Molenbeek, the Brussels neighborhood that was home to several suicide bombers.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:47:54 EDTEnotria & Coe, one of the U.K.’s biggest wine merchants, had bad news for its 4,000 bar and restaurant customers a few weeks ago: The company had raised most of its prices an average of 5%.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 04:25:40 EDTSome in Britain argue that EU “equivalence” rules provide a way for the City of London to preserve its ability to do business across Europe after Brexit, but the reality may be more complicated.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:01:56 EDTPope Francis’ visit to the former Soviet state of Georgia this week poses a dilemma for the Catholic leader, as his pursuit of warmer relations with Russia puts him at risk of accusations he is soft-pedaling his central human-rights agenda.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 09:07:42 EDTEurozone manufacturers shrugged off concerns about the impact of the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union, reporting a pickup in export orders that helped boost confidence in September to its highest level this year.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:30:37 EDTSweden’s government on Wednesday proposed the reintroduction of compulsory military service, as the country continues to rebuild its national defenses amid rising tension around the Baltic Sea.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 05:02:37 EDTEurope is bracing for the potential return of large numbers of hardened militants triggered by an imminent U.S.-led military offensive on an Islamic State stronghold, U.S. and European counterterrorism officials say.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:48:27 EDTThe leader of the U.K.’s main opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, has signaled his Labour Party wouldn’t seek to limit immigration into Britain and said the party should prepare in case an early national election is called next year.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:26:18 EDTOfficials are increasingly confident that the Russian government is intensifying a campaign to steal U.S. computer records and leak damaging information from them to the American public.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 05:59:35 EDTGermany is a vocal critic of the ECB’s easy-money policies because they hurt the nation’s savers, but its federal and regional governments are among the biggest winners of the prolonged low interest rates.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 03:27:41 EDTGreece’s economic recovery is proving elusive, challenging the forecasts of the country’s government and its foreign creditors who are still counting on a growth revival this year.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:28:51 EDTGreek lawmakers approved a bill aimed at unlocking €2.8 billion ($3.15 billion) in aid for the country that includes deeply unpopular plans to transfer state-controlled water companies to a privatization fund.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:25:31 EDTThe initiative to improve security ties is aimed at strengthening regional unity after Britain voted to leave the European Union.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 03:50:44 EDTEuropean Central Bank President Mario Draghi issued a fresh plea to eurozone governments to help out the ECB by enacting growth-boosting overhauls, underlining how central banks are moving closer to the limits of what their stimulus policies can achieve.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 21:01:11 EDTItaly said it would hold a national referendum on Dec. 4 on key constitutional changes that aim to slim down the country’s bloated legislature, speed up lawmaking and attack the bureaucratic morass.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:34:50 EDTBrexit and the rise of antiestablishment parties have been widely perceived as a howl of rage by voters left behind by globalization, but Europe’s free traders aren’t giving in without a fight, Simon Nixon writes.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:31:37 EDTThe U.S. and Russia struck a deal this month that promised to test the boundaries of trust between Washington and Moscow. Over a violent and tumultuous week in Syria, they couldn’t overcome the distrust and animosity dividing them.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 21:11:10 EDTTwo popular incumbents in northern Spain won re-election Sunday in regional races that tested the strength of political parties locked in an impasse over who will govern the country.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 14:32:10 EDTTwo young women suspected of planning an attack in France were detained by police in the southern French city of Nice, a person familiar with the investigation said Sunday, the latest sign that Islamic State is shifting its focus from the battlefield in Syria to orchestrating terror plots in Europe.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:40:53 EDTVeteran leftist Jeremy Corbyn called for the U.K. opposition Labour Party’s disaffected parliamentarians to rally behind him after he was re-elected as leader by a solid margin.