Angela Merkel says she will not 'send in the cavalry' over Hungary's...
'The Germans sent tanks before. It didn't work': Angela Merkel says she will not 'send in the cavalry' over Hungary's constitution changes but provokes fury from their PM The Hungarian Prime Minister has provoked fury in Germany today after comparing Angela Merkel's policies to the Nazi invasion of his country during the Second World War.
Sun May 19, 2013
Wrekin Hill picks up John Malkovich's "Siberian Education"
PanARMENIAN.Net - Wrekin Hill Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Gabriele Salvatores' Siberian Education , starring John Malkovich, Arnas Feravicius, Vilius Tumalavicius, Eleanor Tomlinson, Peter Stormare, Jonas Trukanas and Vitalji Porsnev, The Hollywood Reporter said.
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Italy Coalition: Thousands Rally In Rome Against Cuts
Wielding red flags and placards, they urged the centre-left Prime Minister, Enrico Letta, to scrap austerity measures and focus on job creation.
Pope leads Vatican pep rally
Pope Francis lamented that investment losses by banks trigger more alarm in the economic crisis than the struggle of people to feed their families, as he led a huge rally Saturday to invigorate the church's moral conscience, hours after he held talks at the Vatican about the economic crisis with Germany's leader.
Germans blame Merkel's stance in eurozone crisis for Eurovision debacle
PanARMENIAN.Net - Germans lamented their unexpectedly poor showing at the Eurovision Song Contest, blaming Chancellor Angela Merkel 's tough stance in the euro zone crisis for their failure to win any points from 34 of the 39 countries voting, Reuters said.
Sat May 18, 2013
Femen Stage Topless Protest Against Putin in Germany
Femen, the Ukrainian feminist group, have staged another topless attack on Vladimir Putin, as he toured a factory in Hannover this morning.
Austerity is a moral issue
Security worker opens the door of a government job center as people wait to enter in Marbella, Spain, December 2, 2011.
Bundestag debates nuclear waste 'disposal'
Germany's parliament has begun lengthy debate on draft legislation to find the safest possible underground site to stash waste from nuclear power stations for eons.
Merkel and Pope talk about a 'strong' Europe
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, mindful of the weight of Christian voters in September elections, made a quick trip to Rome Saturday for a private meeting with Pope Francis, focusing on how Europe's struggling economy should be at the service of the people.
Fri May 17, 2013
Europe: Economy falling, nine countries are in recession
The euro zone economy is declining for six consecutive quarters. Nine of the 17 countries are in recession: Spain, France, Italy, Finland, Netherlands, Portugal, Cyprus, Greece and Slovenia.
Germany to make 'last minute decision"
Germany's Bundestag will decide on a date for the start of Serbia's EU accession talks at the last minute, daily Veeernje novosti has reported.
Thu May 16, 2013
Robert Morrison: Presidential Preference: The Romeikes and Imam Rauf
President Obama is suffering the not untypical reality of Second Term blues, or blahs.
German parliament session
German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle and Chancellor Angela Merkel cast their vote on the accession of Croatia to the European Union in the German Parliament in Berlin, yesterday.
Leaving Europe would be bad for British business | John Cridland
We must not lose sight of what's important - economic growth. This means maintaining access to, and influence over, the EU David Cameron with the German chancellor, Angela Merkel.
Why Warren Buffett Sees Opportunity In Europe
Most of us know Warren Buffett has the uncanny ability to see value where others don't, and over the last year, he recently said in an interview with CNBC, that he has been buying equities in Europe.
Berlin, Paris not 'bosom' buddies but get on fine, Merkel says
German Chancellor Angela Merkel may not have a "bosom friendship" with her French counterpart, she said on Thursday, but her working relationship with Francois Hollande was strong and crucial for Europe.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sir Mervyn King condemns European Commission's plan for financial deals tax
Sir Mervyn King has launched a scathing attack on the European Commission's proposal to impose a tax on financial transactions.
Germans told to face hard truths
Tight borders: This Afghan woman, who arrived in Greece last week with her two children, is trying to get to Germany where her husband lives.
UPDATE 1-German minister sees investment boost coming very soon
Investment will return soon to breathe new life into Germany's economy, a top cabinet minister and ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel told Reuters on Wednesday after data showed Europe's largest economy crept back into meager first-quarter growth.
UPDATE 2-S&P says Cypriot deposit grab may set euro zone precedent
The grab on bank deposits that accompanied Cyprus's bailout could be repeated elsewhere in the euro zone, and the bloc's banking union may not be strong enough when it is introduced, Standard & Poor's said on Wednesday.