Brussels http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20635/all en A view from the right on the trouble's of the European left http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/view-the-right-the-troubles-the-european-left Why has the old left been so silent as euro zone nations are forced to swallow the right-wing doctor's prescription of austerity medicine?<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/view-the-right-the-troubles-the-european-left" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ambrose Evans-Pritchard austerity Brussels Charter 77 EU Frankfurt Home Left Right technocrats Vaclav Havel Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Mon, 19 Dec 2011 08:47:37 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5684558 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece: Debt deal done? Falling apart? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/greece-debt-deal-done-or-falling-apart <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Greece and its creditors were close to deal on Friday but have hit a snag </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Today was supposed to be the day Greece and its private bondholders reached a deal on how big a write down, or &quot;haircut,&quot; the creditors would take.</p> <p> But talks broke-up over the weekend and the outcome is not clear, as Greek newspaper eKathimerini <a href="http:// http://ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite1_21348_23/01/2012_423628">reports</a>.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europa/greece-debt-deal-done-or-falling-apart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Brussels EU Greece Greek bond haircuts Home Iran Law & Order oil embargo Regions Business Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Europa Mon, 23 Jan 2012 09:34:00 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5688438 at http://www.globalpost.com Belgium hit by massive strike as leaders fly in for crisis summit http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120130/belgium-hit-general-strike-leaders-euro-zone-crisis-summit Brussels — Belgium's first general strike in almost 20 years brought the country to a near standstill Monday as European Union leaders were gathering in Brussels for their latest summit on the euro zone crisis.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120130/belgium-hit-general-strike-leaders-euro-zone-crisis-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Brussels EU Europe Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:38:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5689460 at http://www.globalpost.com Belgian university warns against cross-dressing after male student gang-raped http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121128/belgian-university-cross-dressing-male-student-raped The Brussels Institute of Higher Education University has asked students not to cross-dress after a male student in drag was gang-raped.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/121128/belgian-university-cross-dressing-male-student-raped" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Brussels Europe Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:31:00 +0000 News Desk 5727437 at http://www.globalpost.com Brussels against the world http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/130610/brussels-europe-eu-nato-capital <p style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">BRUSSELS &mdash; It should have been a good day for Belgium.&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20px; ">The national soccer team rolled over the USA 4-2 in Cleveland last week, but while sportswriters were tipping the &quot;Red Devils&quot; as potential World Cup contenders, Belgians were seeing scarlet over some less flattering media coverage.</span></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/130610/brussels-europe-eu-nato-capital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux Brussels Entertainment Want to Know Food & Drink Tue, 11 Jun 2013 10:02:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5854648 at http://www.globalpost.com