euro zone http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21702/all en Greek woman sat on building ledge for over five hours, threatening to jump http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120215/greek-woman-threatened-suicide-to-protest-austerity The woman worked for a state agency that is set to be shut down. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120215/greek-woman-threatened-suicide-to-protest-austerity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone Europe Global Economic Downturn Greece Business Debt Crisis Europe Global Economy Wed, 15 Feb 2012 19:07:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5691873 at http://www.globalpost.com Europeans agree to review size of bailout fund http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/global-economy/120227/europeans-agree-review-size-bailout-fund <p> The size of the fund would be &ldquo;essential input&rdquo; when G20 nations consider providing more resources to the IMF to assist the region, finance ministers and central bankers from leading economies said in their final communiqu&eacute; after two days of meetings in Mexico City.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/global-economy/120227/europeans-agree-review-size-bailout-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Debt Crisis euro zone Europe Germany Global Economy Mexico City Business Debt Crisis Europe Germany Global Economy Mon, 27 Feb 2012 16:23:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5693672 at http://www.globalpost.com Greece is a "corrupt legality," new report says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120301/greece-corrupt-legality-new-report-says The report urges Greece to make changes in order to improve the economy. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120301/greece-corrupt-legality-new-report-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone Europe European Union Greece Europe Thu, 01 Mar 2012 16:18:00 +0000 Amy Silverstein 5694200 at http://www.globalpost.com Austerity drives Europeans to extreme politics http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120511/austerity-drives-europeans-extreme-politics BRUSSELS — Newly elected to parliament, the leader of Greece’s Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party had a chilling message that resonated way beyond the borders of his troubled country. “For those who betray this homeland, the time has come for fear. We are coming,” barked Nikolaos Michaloliakos, in a post-election press conference. “Greece is only the beginning.”<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120511/austerity-drives-europeans-extreme-politics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone World Leaders Debt Crisis Europe Sun, 13 May 2012 11:46:23 +0000 Paul Ames 5703945 at http://www.globalpost.com Greek election: European markets stumble as pro euro party wins http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120618/greece-election-euro-zone-austerity-syriza-markets <p>BERLIN &mdash; To the relief of much of Europe&rsquo;s political elite, the Greeks narrowly backed the conservative, pro-austerity New Democracy party on Sunday. But while it may have avoided an unruly exit from the euro zone for now, Athens and the euro zone&rsquo;s troubles are far from over.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120618/greece-election-euro-zone-austerity-syriza-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone World Leaders Europe Germany Global Economy Political Risk Mon, 18 Jun 2012 10:54:00 +0000 Siobhan Dowling 5708231 at http://www.globalpost.com The 10 US states getting slammed by the European collapse http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120622/10-us-states-slammed-euro-financial-crisis The Milken Institute published a report this week examining the effects of the euro crisis on individual US states based on which ones send the most exports to the EU as a share of their total exports and GDP. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120622/10-us-states-slammed-euro-financial-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> economic crisis Euro crisis euro zone euro zone economic crisis United States Business Debt Crisis Global Economy Fri, 22 Jun 2012 17:46:00 +0000 Matthew Boesler, Business Insider 5709021 at http://www.globalpost.com Netherlands and Finland may stunt EU Summit progress http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120702/netherlands-and-finland-stunt-eu-summit Fears about the imminent collapse of the European financial system appeared to have subsided somewhat since last week's EU summit — but there could be a big kink in this plan. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120702/netherlands-and-finland-stunt-eu-summit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> EU summit euro zone Finland Netherlands World Leaders Business Debt Crisis Europe Politics Mon, 02 Jul 2012 20:26:00 +0000 Simone Foxman, Business Insider 5710329 at http://www.globalpost.com Why a ‘small’ bailout for little Cyprus is a big deal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/cyprus-bailout-Euro-Zone-global-economy-debt-crisis The bailout of Cyprus is garnering much less attention than did the help provided to other struggling Euro Zone members. Cyprus is tiny, and rescue or no rescue, the euro will remain largely unaffected. Or so the argument goes.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/commentary/cyprus-bailout-Euro-Zone-global-economy-debt-crisis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cyprus Cyprus bailout euro zone European Union Greece Portugal Debt Crisis Aid Global Economy Ireland Italy Commentary Spain Wed, 06 Feb 2013 11:20:45 +0000 Matthew Melchiorre 5746588 at http://www.globalpost.com On Location Video: Ditching the euro http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130408/location-video-ditching-the-euro <p>Residents in Greece and Spain create alternative currencies to cope with the economic crisis.</p> euro zone On Location Want to Know Europe Mon, 08 Apr 2013 10:24:00 +0000 Lucija Stojevic and Anna Giralt Gris 5805386 at http://www.globalpost.com Latvia heads for euroland in 2014 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130506/latvia-euro-zone-economic-crisis-2014 <p>BRUSSELS, Belgium &mdash; The embattled euro-zone looks set to receive reinforcements after Latvia got the green light Wednesday to become the 18th member of the currency zone on New Year&#39;s Day 2014.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/130506/latvia-euro-zone-economic-crisis-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> euro zone Want to Know Europe Russia Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:02:00 +0000 Paul Ames 5851335 at http://www.globalpost.com