While politicians talk security, a humanitarian crisis is unfolding on the French coast.
When it comes to Europe, Germany can't win either way.
Who has time for tea with 28 different world leaders?
For US leaders, the UK is both important and not important enough.
Henry James renounced his American citizenship in 1915 in response to his country’s inaction.
When Henry James renounced his American citizenship in 1915 in response to his country's inaction, he spearheaded a movement of writers who refused to sit on the sidelines amid turmoil in Europe.
The deal is done with Europe, and the people aren't happy about it.
In bank stress tests, what’s worse: runs or lemons (the other kind)?
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US regulators chose to reveal detailed information to the public about the state of the banks. They were able to be so transparent, without triggering a run, because of a strong fiscal backstop.
Mourners at a funeral for the bombing victims.
The government is already under fire for failing to protect Kurds from Islamic State.
How to explain Greece’s bailout puzzle?
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No one seems to really believe the latest bailout plan will work without debt relief. But the only way to get Greece to adopt essential reforms is to pretend it isn't in the cards.
A Greek tragedy.
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Being poor doesn't make you a bad parent but families need protective factors to counter the negative ones.
When the International Monetary Fund (IMF) criticises the European Union’s policies toward Greece as too harsh and threatens not to co-operate, we should pay attention. The IMF, after all, has developed…
Greece takes its medicine.
One thing is clear: if you need bailing out, your voters no longer matter.
Grecians have made it clear how they feel about Golden Dawn: get out.
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Some, including Greece's ex-Finance Minister Varoufakis, have warned that the bailout's austerity will strengthen extremist parties like Golden Dawn. They're wrong.
A far-right protestor carries a noose through the streets of Prague.
Anti-immigration protesters carried nooses through the streets of Prague as police stood by without acting.
Held by the throat.
A punitive deal which makes life hard for the Greek people and which sets dangerous precedents for the eurozone.
Will Greece’s asset fund turn into an investing piggy bank or another lost opportunity?
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Greece must sell €50 billion worth of government assets as part of its latest bailout. It could very well go wrong.
Angela Merkel chose domestic politics over foreign policy, and the results could be disastrous.
Since the 1990s, the EU has been less about social integration and more about neo-liberal values.
Hitting the wall. Greece’s future is still in the balance.
What might feel like a victory this morning for eurozone leaders and lenders has only served to feed a eurosceptic beast.
Under pressure to do a deal: Alexis Tsipras.
Backed into a corner as the banks reached the brink, the Greek prime minister may have fashioned some sort of success, and the prospect of something approaching debt relief a little down the line.
The memorial in Srebrenica.
In the run up to the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, nationalists are fuelling divisions.