euro zone crisis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20210/all en 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 Unrest in North Africa, the Middle East could help southern Europe's tourism industry http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110325/southern-europe-tourism-economy <p> Tourism could help struggling economies, but analysts wonder whether it will rebound for the long term.&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110325/southern-europe-tourism-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Greece IMF Portugal Travel/Tourism Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Spain Sat, 26 Mar 2011 12:47:00 +0000 Joanna Kakissis 5633299 at http://www.globalpost.com 5 lessons for the United States from the Greek debt crisis http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110327/greece-debt-crisis-lessons <p> While Americans worry about a Greek-style debt crisis, Greeks feel the world should be more concerned about a U.S. default than the plight of their own small country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110327/greece-debt-crisis-lessons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Greece Debt Crisis Europe Fri, 01 Apr 2011 10:16:00 +0000 George Mesthos 5633599 at http://www.globalpost.com Ireland sours on the European Union http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110404/ireland-debt-crisis-european-union-bailout <p> DUBLIN &mdash; Is Dublin closer to Boston than Berlin these days?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/ireland/110404/ireland-debt-crisis-european-union-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Angela Merkel Enda Kenny euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Nicolas Sarkozy Business Debt Crisis Diplomacy Europe Ireland Mon, 04 Apr 2011 21:06:37 +0000 Conor O&#039;Clery 5635325 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 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 Portugal becomes third euro country to get bailout http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110504/portugal-third-euro-bailout <p> Portugal has struck a deal for a &euro;78 billion ($116 billion) package to rescue the country from its heaving debt, the government announced.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110504/portugal-third-euro-bailout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Portugal economy Debt Crisis Europe Wed, 04 May 2011 05:07:00 +0000 News Desk 5642274 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 Gold dealers provide needed cash in struggling Spain http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/spain/110509/cash-for-gold-spain <p> MADRID &mdash; Hundreds of gold dealers have sprung up around the country, relieving Spaniards of unwanted jewelry and trinkets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/spain/110509/cash-for-gold-spain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Gold Business Debt Crisis Europe Spain Tue, 10 May 2011 10:14:00 +0000 Guy Hedgecoe 5643633 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece strikes turn violent as IMF, EU visit Athens to assess bailout (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110511/greece-bailout-economy-strikes-athens-video <p> Vassilis Theodorakopoulos, a 53-year-old state-employed dental technician, told the WSJ that he was protesting a 20 percent cut in his salary, as well as a plan to expand the working week for public servants from from 37.5 hours to 40 hours &mdash; in line with the private sector.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110511/greece-bailout-economy-strikes-athens-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis Greece IMF World Leaders Europe Global Economy Wed, 11 May 2011 18:26:11 +0000 News Desk 5644126 at http://www.globalpost.com Euro zone wonders which economy will be the next to fail http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110524/euro-zone-european-debt-crisis <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; A series of mini economic eruptions over the past few days has added to the uncertainty prior to the G8 summit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/debt-crisis/110524/euro-zone-european-debt-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux euro zone crisis Global Economic Crisis IMF Spain economy Business Debt Crisis France Europe Germany Global Economy Ireland Italy Spain Wed, 25 May 2011 10:19:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5647111 at http://www.globalpost.com The euro zone's future hangs on Portuguese elections http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110603/portugual-election-euro-zone <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; Fears of protracted political instability in Portugal would risk undermining market confidence in the country&#39;s ability to slash its budget deficit and reform labor markets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110603/portugual-election-euro-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone crisis European Union Portugal Portugal economy Debt Crisis Elections Europe Politics Sat, 04 Jun 2011 10:28:03 +0000 Paul Ames 5649056 at http://www.globalpost.com