Topic: Nicolas Sarkozy
Global markets fell for the eighth day on Friday, while the US markets recovered from Thursday's plummet. As global markets drop, fear grows that the global economy could slip into another recession.
08/05/2011 04:26 pm
A better-than-expected US jobs report helped abate selling pressures on Wall Street. But Europe's debt problems are pressuring EU officials to act.
08/05/2011 11:44 am
With Washington locked in a debt-ceiling stalemate, debt seems to be on everyone’s mind. So, how does US debt compare with that of European countries, embroiled in a debt crisis of their own? In April, the International Monetary Fund estimated that the US government's gross debt amounted to 99 percent of gross domestic product. That’s high, but less than four of Europe's five largest debtors. Editor’s note: All figures are come from International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook database that was updated in April 2011. See the full statistics here.
07/29/2011 02:57 pm
Last week's attacks in Norway have put Western Europe's far right in the spotlight, despite their rapid condemnation of Anders Behring Breivik's actions. These parties share some of the anti-immigrant and anti-Islam opinions that spurred Mr. Breivik. Who are some of these rising parties on the right? (RELATED STORY: Norway massacre likely to ramp up monitoring of right-wing groups)
07/25/2011 04:46 pm
Obama and Republicans need to first create trust in one another – by recognizing each other's concerns – before a grand bargain on the debt ceiling can be reached. Europe showed how in its Greek debt rescue.
07/22/2011 03:57 pm
European leaders in Brussels today agreed to a deal for Greece that includes $156 billion in aid, private investors, and extending the maturity period on Greek bonds.
07/21/2011 07:02 pm
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy: Asked to confirm rumors it's a boy, she told Friday's Nice Matin daily, 'I don't even know, myself. There are things that are better kept secret.'
07/15/2011 02:50 pm
Megan Rapinoe, a hero in the dramatic US soccer win over Brazil Sunday, helped turn the momentum in a hard-fought 3-1 win over France in the World Cup semifinals.
07/13/2011 07:01 pm
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday that the Defense Ministry should open its contracts to bidding by foreign firms if Russian products didn't fit the bill.
07/13/2011 02:00 pm
French officials claim that emissaries from Muammar Qaddafi say he is ready to discuss a departure from power. But the Libya leader has put out such feelers before, only to withdraw or deny them.
07/12/2011 06:36 pm