Europe http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19906/all en EU frets over fleeing Tunisians http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/europe/110219/eu-europe-immigration-tunisians-lampedusa <p> How EU law complicates the situation of thousands of migrants who arrived in Italy in recent weeks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/europe/110219/eu-europe-immigration-tunisians-lampedusa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring Europe immigration policy Tunisia UNHCR Diplomacy Aid Europe Politics Middle East Italy Sat, 19 Feb 2011 17:30:18 +0000 Teri Schultz 5625357 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisians, Italians find a common bond in a cup of coffee http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/110302/italy-immigration-lampedusa-tunisia <p> On one Italian island, a cafe owner does what he can to ease the plight of Tunisian migrants.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/110302/italy-immigration-lampedusa-tunisia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Europe Human Trafficking Italy Tunisia Europe Culture & Lifestyle Italy Thu, 03 Mar 2011 11:39:00 +0000 Jodi Hilton 5628035 at http://www.globalpost.com Immigrants in Spain give up on European dreams http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/spain/110304/spain-immigration-debt-crisis-reverse-migration <p> Spain&#39;s failing economy sparks a reverse migration. For north Africans, new hope for change at home adds to their desire to return.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/spain/110304/spain-immigration-debt-crisis-reverse-migration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Global Economic Crisis immigration policy Spain economy Spain immigration Debt Crisis Europe Spain Sat, 05 Mar 2011 13:54:33 +0000 Valerie Gladstone 5628550 at http://www.globalpost.com 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 Chernobyl survivors say Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster bears little resemblance to their plight http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/110315/chernobyl-disaster-nuclear-plant-japan-fukushima <p> As the crisis at Japan&rsquo;s Fukushima nuclear plant unfolds, the inevitable comparisons to Chernobyl have begun rolling in.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/japan/110315/chernobyl-disaster-nuclear-plant-japan-fukushima" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chernobyl Europe Japan Tsunami Natural Disasters Nuclear Green Asia-Pacific Energy Europe Japan Russia Health Tue, 15 Mar 2011 16:39:19 +0000 Miriam Elder 5630875 at http://www.globalpost.com In Scotland, is it renewable energy's political moment? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110317/scotland-renewable-energy-wave-tidal-power <p> As the crisis at a damaged Japanese nuclear power plant mounts, renewable energy looks like a winning political platform &mdash; particularly in the United Kingdom, which has the second most nuclear power plants in the European Union.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110317/scotland-renewable-energy-wave-tidal-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Nuclear Scotland Hydro Energy United Kingdom Sat, 19 Mar 2011 13:56:55 +0000 Robert Taylor 5631377 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy's badlands: Preserving the calanchi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/110318/italy-basilicata-calanchi <p> The unusual terrain extends like a rough sea for 40 square miles across central Basilicata, a small and isolated region located in the instep of Italy&#39;s boot.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/110318/italy-basilicata-calanchi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Italy Travel/Tourism Green Energy Europe Culture & Lifestyle Italy Sun, 20 Mar 2011 13:31:00 +0000 Jodi Hilton 5631797 at http://www.globalpost.com Veil ban to take effect in France http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110327/veil-ban-religion-debate-nicolas-sarkozy <p> PARIS &mdash; Critics say&nbsp;President Sarkozy is using the religion debate to obscure the reality that his ruling party is lagging in polls.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110327/veil-ban-religion-debate-nicolas-sarkozy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe France Presidential Election 2012 Islam Nicolas Sarkozy France Europe World Religion Sat, 02 Apr 2011 12:29:51 +0000 Mildrade Cherfils 5633586 at http://www.globalpost.com Tunisia migrant row threatens border-free travel in Europe (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110426/france-italy-schengen-border-migrants-africa-video <p> Sarkozy is facing re-election in 2012 and is under attack from anti-immigrant, far-right politicians.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110426/france-italy-schengen-border-migrants-africa-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring Europe Europe Middle East Tue, 26 Apr 2011 14:15:00 +0000 News Desk 5640276 at http://www.globalpost.com European passport checks could resume amid flood of migrants http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110504/european-passport-checks-resume-migrants <p> Limited passport checks could be reintroduced at European internal borders under a plan to tackle the extraordinary flow of North African asylum-seekers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110504/european-passport-checks-resume-migrants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Europe Wed, 04 May 2011 17:38:00 +0000 News Desk 5642442 at http://www.globalpost.com Switzerland decides to phase out nuclear energy http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110525/switzerland-nuclear-energy-phase-out <p> In the wake of Japan&#39;s nuclear disaster, Switzerland decided to phase out its use of nuclear energy, even as the European Union moved forward with stress tests for nuclear facilities throughout its member nations.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110525/switzerland-nuclear-energy-phase-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Nuclear Energy Europe Thu, 26 May 2011 01:38:00 +0000 News Desk 5647410 at http://www.globalpost.com France to invest 1 billion euros in nuclear energy, going against the tide in Europe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110627/sarkozy-france-invest-one-billion-euros-nuclear-power <p> After the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant in Japan earlier this year, Germany, Switzerland and Italy voted against nuclear power.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110627/sarkozy-france-invest-one-billion-euros-nuclear-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Japan Tsunami Nicolas Sarkozy Nuclear World Leaders France Energy Europe Politics Tue, 28 Jun 2011 04:06:00 +0000 News Desk 5661097 at http://www.globalpost.com Families of war dead hacked by tabloid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110706/families-war-dead-hacked-tabloid <!--paging_filter--><p> The families of dead soldiers are the latest victims of the News of the World phone hacking scandal, according to reports in Britain&rsquo;s<a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/phone-hacking/8621797/Phone-hacking-families-of-war-dead-targeted-by-News-of-the-World.html"> Daily Telegraph</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/united-kingdom/110706/families-war-dead-hacked-tabloid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Europe United Kingdom Thu, 07 Jul 2011 04:06:00 +0000 News Desk 5669667 at http://www.globalpost.com