Topic: Nicolas Sarkozy
When European leaders meet in Brussels this week, they must reach a 'grand bargain' that addresses both immediate and long-term solutions to the eurozone crisis. Proposals to date, including by Merkel of Germany and Sarkozy of France, must go further.
12/06/2011 03:13 pm
Officially, the International Monetary Fund is slated to help ease Europe's debt problems. But 20 percent of the IMF's funding comes from the US and Britain, and more money will be needed for a European bailout.
12/06/2011 09:09 am
The Dow rose 78 points to close at 12097 after a threat to Germany's credit rating mostly erased an early morning rally
12/05/2011 05:24 pm
France and Germany agreed on a joint strategy to stem the European debt crisis: Rewrite the treaties that govern the eurozone.
12/05/2011 05:05 pm
Stock market prices in Europe and much of Asia are buoyed as Merkel and Sarkozy meet in Paris to discuss closer political, economic union. But the stock market in China fall on its worsening economic outlook.
12/05/2011 07:14 am
The Dow Jones industrial average dropped 0.61 of a point to close at 12,019.42 but ended the week up 7 percent, the largest weekly gain since July 2009.
12/02/2011 05:12 pm
German Chancellor Merkel is pushing guarantees of greater fiscal discipline in exchange for a more assertive European Central Bank role in addressing the eurozone debt crisis.
12/02/2011 09:12 am
Contrary to the West's view, Morocco's parliamentary elections this weekend didn't signal a bold step toward democracy. They showed just how far the country has to go to achieve real reforms – and how much more power the king must give up.
11/28/2011 12:04 pm
Europe debt crisis solution would be joint-issued euro bonds. Germany denies reports that it has initial plans to solve Europe debt crisis with euro bonds issued by nations with triple A credit.
11/28/2011 09:21 am
Western countries are on alert for any decisive moves from Tehran that hint at an 'all-out bid' for an Iranian nuclear weapon. But in the meantime they are sticking to diplomatic measures.
11/23/2011 08:42 am