euro debt crisis http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20455/all en Elio Di Rupo sworn in as Belgium's PM after 541-day deadlock http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111206/elio-di-rupo-sworn-belgiums-pm-after-541-day-deadlock <p> Belgium finally has a new government after a record-breaking 541 days of deadlock.&nbsp;Elio Di Rupo was sworn in today by Belgian King Albert II, along with his 12 cabinet members and 6 secretaries of state.&nbsp;Belgium now holds the record for longest period of time without a government, beating Cambodia by 182 days.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/111206/elio-di-rupo-sworn-belgiums-pm-after-541-day-deadlock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium's new PM BeNeLux Elio di Rupo euro debt crisis who is Belgium's new prime minister World Leaders Debt Crisis Elections Tue, 06 Dec 2011 20:20:25 +0000 Talia Ralph 5683502 at http://www.globalpost.com Euro zone sovereign debt crisis: Six lessons for the US http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111213/euro-zone-sovereign-debt-crisis-lessons-for-us <p> NEW YORK &mdash; Although it may be tempting for Americans to believe that d<em>er schuh</em> is on the other <em>fuss, </em>Europe&#39;s crisis may soon be our own.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/111213/euro-zone-sovereign-debt-crisis-lessons-for-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis euro zone crisis Europe Debt Crisis Europe Opinion Wed, 14 Dec 2011 11:33:00 +0000 Michael Moran 5684177 at http://www.globalpost.com 2011 in 60 seconds (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111227/2011-60-seconds-video <p> What else happened this year that should have made the cut?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/111227/2011-60-seconds-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring British Royal Wedding 2011 Egypt euro debt crisis Europe Middle East Tue, 27 Dec 2011 16:40:00 +0000 News Desk 5685222 at http://www.globalpost.com In Italy, the poor drive Ferraris http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120111/italy-tax-cheat-crackdown-mario-monti <p> ROME &mdash;&nbsp;A single raid on the Dolomite ski resort of Cortina found 42 so-called cars worth 200,000 euros registered to owners squeaking by on less than 20,000 euros a year.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120111/italy-tax-cheat-crackdown-mario-monti" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis euro zone crisis World Leaders Debt Crisis Italy Thu, 12 Jan 2012 11:27:29 +0000 Eric J. Lyman 5687008 at http://www.globalpost.com Moody's rating of France's credit to be issued in Q1 2012 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120116/moodys-keeps-french-aaa-rating French President shrugs off his country's credit troubles at a press conference saying it "changes nothing." <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120116/moodys-keeps-french-aaa-rating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis France Moody's Standard & Poor's France Europe Mon, 16 Jan 2012 22:23:00 +0000 News Desk 5687607 at http://www.globalpost.com Critical Greek debt swap talks hit an impasse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120125/critical-greek-debt-talks-impasse-bailout-euro-crisis Berlin — A key Greek debt relief deal has stalled as the euro zone rejects private creditors’ final offer on haircut terms.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120125/critical-greek-debt-talks-impasse-bailout-euro-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro debt crisis Europe Wed, 25 Jan 2012 13:45:00 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5688806 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlin revives crash-era Soffin bank bailout fund http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120126/berlin-revives-crash-era-soffin-bank-bailout-fund Berlin — The German government insists the country’s banks are fine, but just in case, it has reactivated a rescue fund created during the mortgage crisis.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120126/berlin-revives-crash-era-soffin-bank-bailout-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro debt crisis Germany Thu, 26 Jan 2012 14:34:00 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5689015 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlin resists pressure to give Greece more http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120127/berlin-resists-pressure-give-greece-more BERLIN — Ahead of next week’s EU summit, pressure on Berlin is coming from all sides to dig deeper into its pockets to help Greece, but it is putting up fierce resistance.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120127/berlin-resists-pressure-give-greece-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro debt crisis Debt Crisis Diplomacy Germany Fri, 27 Jan 2012 17:39:00 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5689222 at http://www.globalpost.com China mulls contribution to Europe’s rescue fund http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120202/china-merkel-contribution-europe-rescue-fund Berlin — Premier Wen says China will study ESM involvement, following talks with Chancellor Merkel.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120202/china-merkel-contribution-europe-rescue-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China economy euro debt crisis euro zone crisis euro zone debt crisis Germany China Global Economy Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:09:00 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5690058 at http://www.globalpost.com Can Mario Monti stave off disaster in Italy? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120208/mario-monti-euro-debt-crisis BERLIN — Italy’s fight to pull back from the brink is vital to the euro zone’s survival.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/italy/120208/mario-monti-euro-debt-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis Greece Mario Monti World Leaders Debt Crisis Global Economy Italy Thu, 09 Feb 2012 16:38:00 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5690989 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece reaches deal on austerity http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120209/greece-reaches-austerity-agreement <p> Greece agreed to cuts Europe demanded after a marathon overnight session, just in time for an EU meeting on Thursday. Greece needs another bailout to avoid a default on its credit.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120209/greece-reaches-austerity-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis Greece Europe Thu, 09 Feb 2012 15:10:00 +0000 Tim Fitzsimons 5691067 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece reaches austerity deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120209/greece-reaches-austerity-deal-euro-zone BERLIN —  After days of delays, political leaders in Athens have agreed to the harsh terms of the troika bailout.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120209/greece-reaches-austerity-deal-euro-zone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis Greece Mario Monti World Leaders Debt Crisis Elections Europe Global Economy Thu, 09 Feb 2012 17:10:07 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5691098 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece, Germany clash ahead of bailout decision http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120216/greece-germany-clash-ahead-bailout-decision BERLIN — As the tone between the Greece and Germany becomes increasingly acrimonious, there are still fears that the EU could let Athens default.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120216/greece-germany-clash-ahead-bailout-decision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis Greece Debt Crisis Europe Germany Global Economy Thu, 16 Feb 2012 16:44:12 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5692030 at http://www.globalpost.com German President Wulff's resignation a blow to Merkel http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120217/german-president-wulffs-resignation-blow-merkel BERLIN — The resignation of Germany’s president is an unwanted distraction as the euro zone battles to save Greece from default.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/germany/120217/german-president-wulffs-resignation-blow-merkel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis World Leaders Debt Crisis Germany Global Economy Fri, 17 Feb 2012 15:34:00 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5692209 at http://www.globalpost.com Iceland's debt rating gets a bump on strong recovery http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120217/icelands-debt-rating-rises <p> The international ratings agency Fitch raised its assessment of Iceland&#39;s long-term debt rating from junk to investment grade.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120217/icelands-debt-rating-rises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro debt crisis Iceland Debt Crisis Europe Sat, 18 Feb 2012 01:30:29 +0000 Alexander Besant 5692352 at http://www.globalpost.com