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Spaniards protest labor laws on May Day
Sun, 01 May 2011 22:46:08 GMT
Tens of thousands of Spaniards have gathered in several cities to protest against the government's labor law reforms during a May Day rally.
'Spaniards risk losing their homes'
Spain's unemployment rate on the rise
Spain approves hike in retirement age
Spaniards protest against ETA in Madrid
Spaniards demonstrate for labor rights
Spain's inflation hits two-year high
Writer who linked Gaddafi, Italy PM killed
Sun, 01 May 2011 17:44:33 GMT
Italian author Fausto Biefini Olevano, known for his recent book on Imam Moussa al-Sadr's disappearance, was found dead at his place of residence in Rome.
One million go to beatification of Pope
Sun, 01 May 2011 12:52:26 GMT
More than one million Catholic pilgrims have attended a ceremony in Saint Peter's Square at the Vatican to mark the beatification of late Pope John Paul II.
Belgium inches closer to burqa ban
Sat, 30 Apr 2011 21:17:11 GMT
Belgium's lower house of parliament has approved a bill that would ban all clothing that covers or partially covers the face and that would prohibit Muslim women from wearing the burqa and the niqab in public.
Forest fire spreads across Switzerland
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 06:11:47 GMT
A fire has broken out in south Switzerland, spreading over 100 hectares of woodland and endangering residential areas on the outskirts of the town of Viege.
Tue, 26 Apr 2011 14:05:27 GMT
Ukraine marks Chernobyl anniversary
Ukraine has held ceremonies to mark the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl power station explosion -- the world's worst nuclear accident which harmed thousands in Europe.
Sun, 24 Apr 2011 22:51:30 GMT
Greek PM upbeat about financial crisis
Greek Prime Minister Georges Papandreou says the financial crisis will be surmounted "despite the difficulties" one year after the country took a bailout.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:41:11 GMT
Italians call for pensioners' rights
Italy's largest labor union has staged a protest to defend the rights of pensioners, blaming the government for failing to acknowledge the hardships of the people.
Wed, 20 Apr 2011 20:10:47 GMT
Hungaria constitution provokes criticism
Hungary's new constitution passed by the parliament has been criticized as solely reinforcing traditional values rather than promoting the country's economic and moral growth.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 01:43:06 GMT
Croatian cleric slams France burqa ban
The head of Croatia's Islamic Society has criticized France's banning of the burqa, saying the move can be construed as a proof of France's enmity towards Muslims.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 01:24:09 GMT
National Coalition wins Finland vote
The conservative National Coalition has scored a narrow victory in Finland's parliamentary elections, marked by a stunning performance by the anti-euro nationalist True Finns party.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 00:54:32 GMT
Serbians protest economic hardship
Tens of thousands of Serbian opposition supporters have demonstrated in Belgrade against economic hardship, urging President Boris Tadic to call early elections.
Sun, 17 Apr 2011 14:35:06 GMT
Finland parliamentary elections begin
In Finland, voters are casting their ballots in the country's parliamentary elections, with the nationalist True Finns Party likely to make strong gains.
Sat, 16 Apr 2011 02:26:55 GMT
Croatian generals guilty of war crimes
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia in The Hague has convicted two former Croatian generals of war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Thu, 14 Apr 2011 01:59:25 GMT
3 nabbed over Belarus metro blast
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko says three detained suspects have confessed to their involvement in a metro bombing in the capital Minsk that killed a dozen people on Monday.
Tue, 12 Apr 2011 07:28:17 GMT
Metro blast kills 11 in Belarus capital
At least 11 people have been killed and more than 100 injured by an explosion in a subway station near Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's office in Minsk.
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:57:44 GMT
Berlusconi walks out of fraud court
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has walked out of a court room during his tax fraud trial, saying the hearing was “a waste of time.”
Mon, 11 Apr 2011 08:33:44 GMT
Berlusconi due in court for tax fraud
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is expected to be in court on Monday to face the latest in a series of trials over the coming weeks on charges ranging from tax fraud to paying for sex with a minor.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 23:05:31 GMT
EU, IMF to discuss Portugal bailout
A group of European experts are set to meet in Lisbon for talks aimed at granting the debt-laden Portugal an 80 billion euro bailout.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 21:30:00 GMT
Spaniards protest against ETA in Madrid
Tens of thousands of protesters have staged a rally in Madrid to show their anger at the Spanish government's "submission" to the Basque separatist group ETA.
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 16:40:01 GMT
Iceland rejects debt repayment plan
Voters in Iceland have rejected the latest plan to repay EUR 3.9 billion (USD 5.6 billion) worth of deposits in a failed online bank to The Netherlands and UK.
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 23:16:12 GMT
Gunman kills 7 at mall in the Netherlands
A gunman has opened fire inside a crowded shopping mall near Amsterdam, killing at least seven people and wounding 15 others.
Sat, 09 Apr 2011 03:44:59 GMT
Czech PM urges more ministers to resign
Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas has demanded the resignation of two more ministers in his own government after the country's Transport Minister Vit Barta quit amid allegations of corruption.
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 01:45:41 GMT
Spain youth rally against unemployment
Thousands of people have marched through the streets of the Spanish capital Madrid to protest the country's poor economic situation which continues to plague the unemployed, particularly its youth.
Fri, 08 Apr 2011 00:25:35 GMT
Kosovo's new pres. sworn in
Kosovo's former deputy police chief, Atifete Jah-jaga, has been sworn in as the country's new president in what is seen as a breakthrough in resolving weeks of political standoff.
Thu, 07 Apr 2011 02:06:02 GMT
Kosovo names neutral pres. candidate
Kosovo's governing coalition and the opposition parties have named a neutral presidential candidate in an effort to overcome the ongoing political impasse in the country.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 23:56:18 GMT
Portugal asks EU for financial bailout
Portugal's caretaker government has called for a bailout as the euro zone country struggles to buttress its weakening economy against a backdrop of soaring debts.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 22:04:20 GMT
Italy faces rise in alcohol addiction
Reports indicate that the consumption of alcohol on a regular basis is alarmingly on the rise among Italian people, especially among the younger generation.
Wed, 06 Apr 2011 20:05:56 GMT
IMF warns Belgium of economy failure
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned Belgium that the country's 10-month political deadlock will further harm the country's struggling economy.
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 02:09:43 GMT
IMF denies forcing Greece to cut debts
Greece, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Commission have all denied a report that said the IMF is planning to force Greece restructure its debts.
Sun, 03 Apr 2011 16:20:21 GMT
Leader of Bektashi Muslims dies at 76
The leader of the Bektashi Muslim Order Hajji Baba Reshat Bardhi has died at the age of 76 in Albania after struggling with illnesses for years.
Fri, 01 Apr 2011 20:09:43 GMT
Italy transport strike halts commuters
Italian transport workers have gone on strike to protest sector cuts and a lack of contract renewals, causing major transportation problems throughout the country.
Sun, 27 Mar 2011 16:38:30 GMT
Bulgarians protest for second day
Thousands of Bulgarians have once again staged rallies in major cities across the country to protest against high fuel prices and demand transparency in price setting.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 21:49:01 GMT
Avalanche kills four in Switzerland
Four French skiers have lost their lives in an avalanche near the village of Bourg-St-Pierre in the Swiss Alps, police in southwestern Switzerland say.
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 13:15:33 GMT
Bulgarians hold large anti-govt. rally
Thousands of Bulgarians have held an anti-government protest in the capital, Sofia, to demand the resignation of the right-wing government.
Thu, 24 Mar 2011 01:15:12 GMT
Portuguese prime minister steps down
Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has stepped down after the parliament voted against the latest package of austerity measures offered by his minority government.
Tue, 22 Mar 2011 01:37:44 GMT
'Portugal on brink of demanding bailout'
Portugal Finance Minister Fernando Teixeira dos Santos says the country's political crisis looks increasingly likely to give it a "big push" towards an international bailout.
Sun, 20 Mar 2011 04:56:44 GMT
Portuguese take to streets over wages
Thousands of Portuguese have taken to the streets of the capital Lisbon, demanding jobs and better wages while the Socialist government is facing a political crisis.
Fri, 18 Mar 2011 23:17:52 GMT
Ukraine approves anti-corruption bill
The Ukrainian parliament has approved a long-awaited anti-corruption bill that requires the country's officials to be transparent about their personal expenditures.
Tue, 15 Mar 2011 03:01:01 GMT
IMF disburses $5.7bn to Greece
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has agreed to pay out 4.1 billion euro ($5.7 billion) to Greece in order to boost the country's economic recovery plan.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 19:20:28 GMT
Swiss suspend approval for new N-plants
Following the crisis in Japan, Switzerland has suspended the approval process for three new nuclear power stations to make sure about their safety standards.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 15:14:51 GMT
Italian police arrest 27 mafia members
In a sweeping operation, Italian police have arrested 27 alleged mafia members of the 'Ndrangheta criminal organization, confiscating assets worth EUR 2 million.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 14:03:06 GMT
Report: Norway violates human rights
Norway has reportedly come under criticism for repeated human rights violations, particularly for discriminating against immigrants and Muslims.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 07:50:16 GMT
'Ukrainian migrant workers on rise'
Unemployment and social vulnerability in Ukraine are on the rise as the number of Ukrainian youths leaving the country in search of jobs has reached its highest rate in years, experts say.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 00:34:45 GMT
Spaniards demonstrate for labor rights
Thousands of Spanish people have protested against the government's social pact aimed at raising the retirement age from 65 to 67 and curbing labor rights.
Mon, 14 Mar 2011 00:13:50 GMT
Bulgarians protest hike in fuel prices
Thousands of Bulgarians have poured into the streets throughout the country to protest against a sharp increase in fuel, electricity and food prices.
Sun, 13 Mar 2011 03:26:01 GMT
Anti-Berlusconi demos held across Italy
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in towns across Italy to protest against Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's policies.
Wed, 09 Mar 2011 11:10:55 GMT
New Irish government to take power
Ireland's new coalition government is due to take power after the ruling party's heavy defeat in the general elections last month.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 23:50:42 GMT
Estonia's center-right govt. wins poll
Estonia's center-right coalition government has secured a victory in the general elections, setting the stage for continuation of the economic recovery.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:52:28 GMT
Estonia holds first post-euro poll
Poll have opened in Estonia's first post-euro parliamentary elections, with the center-right government widely expected to win a second term after steering the country's depressed economy back to growth.
Sun, 06 Mar 2011 10:40:06 GMT
Ireland's major parties near coalition deal
Ireland's two largest parliamentary parties, Fine Gael and Labor, have concluded negotiations on a draft plan to form a new coalition government.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 23:57:08 GMT
Milan to close city's main Muslim venue
The Milan city council has announced that it has decided to close a sports and entertainment arena that Muslims use for religious services, even though the city has no mosque.
Fri, 04 Mar 2011 17:25:29 GMT
Bosnian war general detained in Austria
Austrian security forces have arrested a former Bosnian army general on a Serbian warrant, which wants him to face war crimes charges.
Thu, 03 Mar 2011 02:53:42 GMT
N Cypriots protest austerity measures
Thousands of people in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus have staged a demonstration in Nikosia to protest austerity measures which they say Turkey has imposed on them.
Tue, 01 Mar 2011 15:58:08 GMT
Spain's inflation hits two-year high
Spain's annual inflation rate has hit a two-year high of 3.4 percent in February, painting a grim outlook for the country's frail economy.
Thu, 24 Feb 2011 02:55:50 GMT
'Libya crisis endangers Italy's economy'
Italian authorities have raised concerns about the current crisis in Libya, saying the exodus of Libyan migrants will endanger the safety of the European country.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 16:53:54 GMT
German minister gives up doctorate
Germany's Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg has given up his doctorate title after being accused of plagiarizing parts of his thesis.
Tue, 22 Feb 2011 11:27:14 GMT
UN Rights official slams Belarus trial
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navanethem Pillay has voiced deep concern over the Belarus government's harsh sentencing of an activist.
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 21:20:53 GMT
Orphanage fire kills 10 kids in Estonia
At least 10 children have lost their lives after a fire swept through an orphanage for disabled children in western Estonia, an official says.
Sun, 20 Feb 2011 18:39:41 GMT
Thousands march to back Basque party
Thousands of people have gathered at the Basque city of Bilbao in northern Spain, calling for the legalization of a new separatist party, Sortu.
Sat, 19 Feb 2011 03:25:09 GMT
Albanian opposition holds another demo
Albania's opposition Socialist Party has held another anti-government demonstration in the capital Tirana to demand that the government resign over corruption allegations.
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 15:17:21 GMT
Georgia arrests 3 over 2010 bombings
Georgia has announced the arrest of three people who allegedly collaborated with Russia to carry out a series of bomb attacks in the capital, Tbilisi.
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 02:43:54 GMT
Greece: EU, IMF exceeded their role
Greece has accused the European Union and International Monetary Fund's (IMF) of exceeding their duties by calling for massive privatization to ease the country's debt burden.
Mon, 14 Feb 2011 23:05:46 GMT
Berlusconi's popularity ratings slump
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's approval rating has dropped dramatically in the wake of evidence that he has had a sexual affair with an underage prostitute.
Sun, 13 Feb 2011 22:40:17 GMT
Swiss says 'no' to gun control vote
Swiss voters have thrown out an initiative to prohibit the possession of firearms at homes in a nationwide referendum that sought to curb gun violence in the country.
New Zealand tornado kills one
Gaddafi troops step up attacks in Libya
Pre-crime arrests challenge UK police
UK union warns govt. over spending cuts
Ketamine addiction rising among teens
'Al-Qaeda will recover and strike back'
London Tube threatens fresh strike
Britain ranks 23rd for child wellbeing
British taxation system to take toll
Palestinians sign unity agreement
'Israel to set up oil, gas data center'
HRW demands release of Saudi activist
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