Europe's debt crisis, magnified by the Spanish bank bailout and Greek elections, puts Europe at a crossroads: move to real fiscal union, which populations don't want, or break apart. There's a way to avoid this awful choice. Build up Europe and build it down at the same time.
Germany and France reached an agreement that should see a desperately needed Greece bailout move forward.
Belgium, split between the Dutch-speaking north and French-speaking south, still doesn’t have a government after June elections last year. The rift may eventually cause a national divorce.
The Greece and Ireland debt crises have raised more questions about a currency that was supposed to unify Europe.
Ireland is set to host EU and IMF officials Thursday in ongoing talks about a bailout for the debt-stricken nation.
An Ireland bailout is possible after government bonds tumbled in recent weeks. The country is under pressure to accept a $100 billion bailout that could prove a bitter pill for the former 'Celtic Tiger.'
This weekend's G20 summit pits President Obama's stimulus efforts against European calls for austerity budgets in what is shaping up as an economic clash of civilizations.
Will Bart De Wever's Flemish party victory in Sunday's Belgium elections mark a north-south split that leads to an independent nation of Flanders?
Ahead of the G-20 summit, Spain decides to withdraw troops from Kosovo and investigate Bush officials for torture.