Germany and Austria became the last two EU members to lift labor market restrictions on workers from Eastern Europe on May 1.
05/02/2011 04:01 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 04/25
As we've seen with France's burqa ban that went into effect this week, global religious tolerance – especially in Europe – is under threat. Growing Islamophobia threatens to undermine hard-fought freedom and tolerance in post-WW II Europe and around the world.
04/14/2011 12:27 pm
As Belgium, the heart of postwar European unity, struggles with some national unity problems of its own, one side goes into the game with a less than persuasive brand name.
04/06/2011 05:06 pm
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.
03/21/2011 03:21 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the day 03/16
Japan’s earthquake and tsunami has pushed 11 of its 52 nuclear reactors offline. If they don’t power up soon, Japan will be hard-pressed to provide power to its people, since the reactors provide 30 percent of its electricity. As dependent as Japan is on nuclear power, 12 nations are even more reliant it, according to the World Nuclear Association. Using 2007 data, here are the Top 10 most nuclear-dependent nations:
03/11/2011 04:04 pm
Analyzing a selection of political revolutions - successful and not - around the globe since World War II
03/05/2011 12:03 pm
If the monetary policy were the reason for the boom, there would be more growth in manufacturing.
02/26/2011 12:05 pm
Although famed pop culture artist Andy Warhol was born in the US, his mother's Slovakian hometown is happy to claim him as their own with a museum in his name.
02/25/2011 02:54 pm