European Union http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19347/all en Chernobyl: EU, EBRD beg for funds to secure nuclear disaster site http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110306/chernobyl-nuclear-disaster-ukraine <p> International agencies are scrambling to locate funds to finance the next major project to deal with the disaster&rsquo;s legacy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110306/chernobyl-nuclear-disaster-ukraine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chernobyl Europe European Union Nuclear Ukraine Aid Energy Europe Health Mon, 07 Mar 2011 11:17:00 +0000 David L. Stern 5628867 at http://www.globalpost.com Afghan asylum seekers advise Tunisians, Libyans to stay put http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/belgium/110308/european-union-asylum-seekers <p> As European Union leaders wring their hands over a fresh wave of asylum seekers spurred by the recent uprisings in the Middle East and North Africa, some wish they would consider the plight of those already stuck here.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/belgium/110308/european-union-asylum-seekers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Belgium BeNeLux Europe European Union Human Trafficking immigration policy Europe Wed, 09 Mar 2011 11:15:00 +0000 Teri Schultz 5629263 at http://www.globalpost.com Japan's nuclear disaster deals a blow to Europe's atomic energy industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110315/japan-nuclear-germany-atomic-power <p> The possible meltdowns at Japanese nuclear power plants have triggered an almost seismic reaction in Germany.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110315/japan-nuclear-germany-atomic-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Europe European Union Japan Tsunami Natural Disasters Nuclear Green France Energy Europe Germany Global Economy Japan United Kingdom Tue, 15 Mar 2011 17:03:06 +0000 Hannah Cleaver 5630864 at http://www.globalpost.com Libyan attack: Who's in charge? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110323/libya-attack-coalition-nato <p> France wants the EU in control, while Britain prefers NATO.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110323/libya-attack-coalition-nato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Angela Merkel European Union Libya NATO Nicolas Sarkozy Obama Diplomacy France Military War Europe Germany Politics United Kingdom Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:40:02 +0000 Paul Ames 5632709 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal facing political and economic crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110323/portugal-austerity-bailout-euro-zone <p> Portugal, following Greece and Ireland, will now likely request a multi-billion euro bailout from the European Union and International Monetary Fund in order to stay afloat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110323/portugal-austerity-bailout-euro-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis IMF Portugal World Leaders Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Wed, 23 Mar 2011 22:58:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5632809 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal asks EU for bailout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110406/portugal-bailout-eu <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; Plunging confidence in Portugal&#39;s bonds has pushed the country to the brink of bankruptcy.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110406/portugal-bailout-eu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis IMF Portugal Portugal economy Debt Crisis Europe Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:46:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5635902 at http://www.globalpost.com Lobbying scandal shocks Europe; members of the European Parliament resign (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110407/european-parliament-lobbying-scandal <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; What might surprise Washingtonians is that Brussels does not require legislators to refrain from lobbying.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110407/european-parliament-lobbying-scandal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux European Parliament European Union Jerzy Buzek World Leaders Europe Politics Spain Fri, 08 Apr 2011 10:54:24 +0000 Teri Schultz 5636147 at http://www.globalpost.com Is the EU losing its luster? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110409/eu-membership-croatia-turkey <p> As the debt crisis keeps the EU in the headlines, Euro-skepticism grows in Croatia and Turkey.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110409/eu-membership-croatia-turkey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Croatia euro zone crisis European Union Debt Crisis Europe Politics Turkey Sun, 10 Apr 2011 11:39:12 +0000 Snjezana Vukic 5636581 at http://www.globalpost.com Portugal's unique economic mess http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110425/portugal-bailout-eu-imf <p> LISBON &mdash; Portugal didn&#39;t share in its neighbors&#39; boom before the 2008 bust left it facing painful austerity measures.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110425/portugal-bailout-eu-imf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis IMF Portugal Portugal economy Business Debt Crisis Europe Spain Tue, 26 Apr 2011 10:04:32 +0000 Paul Ames 5640204 at http://www.globalpost.com Opinion: Will Spain inevitably follow Portugal, Ireland and Greece? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110427/spain-euro-zone-debt-crisis-germany <p> Wealthier nations now appear fed up with bailouts that force multi-billion dollar transfers from the fastidious euro zone &ldquo;core&rdquo; to the profligate &ldquo;periphery.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/columnists/110427/spain-euro-zone-debt-crisis-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Columnists euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis IMF Spain economy Debt Crisis Europe Germany Ireland Opinion Spain Wed, 04 May 2011 10:21:47 +0000 Michael Moran 5640575 at http://www.globalpost.com Germany opens labor market, finally http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110429/germany-labor-market-poland <p> BERLIN &mdash; Germany, which desperately needs skilled migrants, might have missed the boat.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/110429/germany-labor-market-poland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European Union German Economy German immigration Global Economic Crisis Polish economy Business Europe Germany Global Economy Poland Sat, 30 Apr 2011 12:10:11 +0000 David Wroe 5641155 at http://www.globalpost.com EU calls for vigilance after Osama bin Laden's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110502/eu-reaction-osama-bin-laden-death <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; European Commission spokeswoman asked whether support for bin Laden killing means the EU is no longer against the death penalty or targeted assassinations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110502/eu-reaction-osama-bin-laden-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux European Union Jerzy Buzek Osama bin Laden War Europe Tue, 03 May 2011 00:19:00 +0000 Teri Schultz 5641958 at http://www.globalpost.com Opinion: As security costs soar, it's time to share the load http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110503/global-security-costs-us-eu <p> PARIS &mdash; America&rsquo;s relentless pursuit of Osama bin Laden shows the stratospheric price of security these days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/opinion/110503/global-security-costs-us-eu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> European Union Osama bin Laden Diplomacy War Opinion Tue, 03 May 2011 21:15:07 +0000 Mort Rosenblum 5642146 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece teeters on the precipice of debt restructuring http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110504/greece-debt-restructuring-eu-imf <p> ATHENS &mdash; Economists agree: Greece must do more to avoid catastrophic debt restructuring.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110504/greece-debt-restructuring-eu-imf" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Global Economic Crisis Greece IMF Business Debt Crisis Europe Spain Wed, 04 May 2011 17:31:00 +0000 Anthee Carassava 5642417 at http://www.globalpost.com Northern Europeans decry ongoing support for shaky southern Europe economies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110506/eu-debt-crisis-euro-zone-eurosceptic-parties <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; Some northern Europeans have had enough of shipping funds to what they regard as profligate peripheral partners.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110506/eu-debt-crisis-euro-zone-eurosceptic-parties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux euro zone crisis European Union Finland Portugal Portugal economy the Netherlands Debt Crisis Europe Ireland Spain Sat, 07 May 2011 11:56:48 +0000 Paul Ames 5643007 at http://www.globalpost.com