Brussels en A view from the right on the trouble's of 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="" 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 Greece: Debt deal done? 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://">reports</a>.</p> <p><a href="" 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 Belgium hit by massive strike as leaders fly in for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Brussels EU Europe Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:38:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5689460 at Belgian university warns against cross-dressing after male student gang-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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Belgium BeNeLux Brussels Europe Wed, 28 Nov 2012 18:31:00 +0000 News Desk 5727437 at Brussels against the world <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="" 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