All eyes are on Greece, where left-wing Alexis Tsipras became the new prime minister on Monday, Jan. 26.
Tragic when it doesn't occur to an economics minister that needed investments in infrastructure and education could be made if only taxes on the upper class were increased.
The demand by the Ukrainian far right that UPA be recognized as a patriotic force means the results of World War II would be officially reinterpreted in favor of the Axis.
"The subjugation of democratic process to the markets was the reason why we have the crisis today...we predicted from the onset...that austerity-based policies would backfire."
Transport grinds to a halt and schools close as thousands march through Athens in protest.
Several European foreign affairs ministers are promising to help Ukraine obtain a loan from the International Monetary Fund.
Because Germany has the biggest economy in the EU, and is at the center of a "core" of wealthy nations that also use the Euro - France, Austria, and the Netherlands - Berlin largely calls the shots.
BERLIN - Two elements threatened the congress of The Left Party in Dresden over the weekend: water and fire.
Angela is losing "patience" with irresponsible lands and leaders to the South, reluctant to bear the required share of their burdens.
This election is of significance because it took place in the context of the world crisis of capital. The crisis has hit Cyprus hard is due to the close connections of the nation's banks to the Greek economy.