EU Debt Crisis

LONDON - The harsh spending cuts introduced by European governments to tackle their crippling debt problems have not only
At the IMF and World Bank Group annual meetings in Tokyo, the European economic crisis was never off the agenda and often took centre stage in panel discussions. In the streets of Athens, Madrid, and in cities of other fiscal adjusting European states, there is a real belief that this new economic reality will result in a lost generation.
ROME - The leaders of France, Germany, Italy and Spain have agreed to push for a growth package worth up to €130 billion
BRUSSELS - The 17-nation eurozone economy contracted by 0.3 per cent in the final three months of 2011 as many countries
LONDON - Unemployment across the 17 countries that use the euro ended 2011 at a record high of one person in every 10, official
DAVOS, Switzerland - European financial chiefs are trying to soothe global CEOs and political leaders, insisting they have
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BRUSSELS - Bank stocks recovered their poise Friday and helped European stock markets push higher as investors assessed the