WorldViews: Europe


Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Anyone who faces imprisonment for their sexuality can now seek asylum in Europe

In some ways, LGBT asylum policy in Europe is now more progressive than in the U.S.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  03:18 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Europe

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 06/12/2013

Obama administration convinced EU to drop measure that would have blocked NSA spying

The revelation may exacerbate European outrage over the PRISM program.

By Max Fisher  |  03:27 PM ET, 06/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cyber Security, europe

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 05/17/2013

Disturbing video: Greek member of parliament shouts 'heil Hitler' during session

A member of Golden Dawn shouted the Nazi slogan during a debate.

By Max Fisher  |  10:35 AM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greece, Right-Wing Europe

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 05/16/2013

Report: Income inequality rising in most developed countries

An OECD study warns that more austerity could worsen the trend.

By Eliza Mackintosh  |  02:15 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 05/14/2013

Pew poll shows Europeans losing faith in the E.U.

Pew finds public support for the European experiment dropping across member states.

By Eliza Mackintosh  |  02:21 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2013

A bailout for Cyprus, a geopolitical failure for Russia

Moscow tried to coerce its way back into Europe, but the old strategies that served it so well are no longer effective.

By Max Fisher  |  12:30 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cyprus, europe, Russia

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 02/13/2013

The Transatlantic trading partnership: How chlorine-washed chicken prevents U.S.-E.U. trade

Some say the E.U.'s agricultural policies are too strict for U.S. products.

By Olga Khazan  |  09:47 AM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 01/11/2013

In Czech Republic, a leading presidential candidate has a full-face tattoo

The 53-year-old composer is popular with youngsters

By Olga Khazan  |  03:05 PM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 12/13/2012

What unemployment? Here's where life in Europe isn't so bad.

Greece, Spain, Portugal and Ireland are the only ones still hemorhaging jobs

By Olga Khazan  |  01:34 PM ET, 12/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 12/11/2012

Silvio Berlusconi's return: Why policymakers across Europe fear it

'Italy needs a Berlusconi comeback like it needs a hole in its head'

By Olga Khazan  |  03:43 PM ET, 12/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 12/03/2012

The growing divide between Israel and Europe

Europe has long held the middle-ground between the U.S.-Israel position and the rest of the world's overwhelming support for Palestinians, but is that changing?

By Max Fisher  |  01:13 PM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, Israel, Israel-Palestine

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/29/2012

Map: How Europe voted on Palestine at the U.N., in 2011 and now

Since last year, nine European countries appear to have shifted toward greater support for Palestinian efforts at the UN. None shifted away.

By Max Fisher  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, Israel-Palestine, United Nations

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 11/29/2012

Best place to be born in 2013: Switzerland

Switzerland tops a new list of best countries to be born, while the U.S. doesn't crack the top 10

By Olga Khazan  |  09:56 AM ET, 11/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 11/06/2012

The story behind the Swedish Party, Americas other option

The “party” is actually an intern project by a Swedish public relations firm.

By Max Fisher  |  12:39 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  America in Context, europe, Sweden

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 11/01/2012

Almost all Greeks think their economy is terrible

Most Europeans don't trust the Commission to help them figure out the euro crisis

By Olga Khazan  |  03:05 PM ET, 11/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, national sentiment, unemployment

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Swedish town exports its unemployed to Norway

A town in Eastern Sweden is sending its out-of-work to neighboring Oslo, Norway

By Olga Khazan  |  05:30 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, european crisis, eurozone crisis

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 10/30/2012

The world is watching: Global concern, boasting, jokes over Hurricane Sandy

From French concerns about global warming to extremist Saudi calls for more destruction, how the world sees America's storm.

By Max Fisher  |  10:57 AM ET, 10/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, europe, France, Middle East

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 10/26/2012

The 3 reasons Silvio Berlusconi might never see prison

An Italian court has sentenced the former prime minister to four years in prison.

By Max Fisher  |  11:21 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, Italy

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 10/25/2012

A Greek island’s secrets to long life, in 11 bullet points

What the residents of Ikaria say about their unusually long lifespans.

By Max Fisher  |  03:13 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, Greece

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/25/2012

Why French women have so little equality, a story in charts

France has pushed hard to spur population growth, granting women many benefits but possibly degrading their role in society.

By Max Fisher  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, France, Gender

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 10/25/2012

The U.S. is catching up to Europe on gender equality

A map of Europe's gender status by country.

By Max Fisher  |  11:06 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe, Gender, Maps

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Four reasons Scotland might decline independence

Economics and poor timing trump one of the longest-running independence movements in European history.

By Max Fisher  |  12:42 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elections, europe, The European Experiment, United Kingdom

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Europeans say their lives are getting worse – Gallup

Southern Europe has more people "suffering" than "thriving"

By Olga Khazan  |  10:40 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  europe

Posted at 07:58 AM ET, 02/29/2012

Leap year, Anonymous hackers arrested, Ohio shooting’s 911 tapes: Morning roundup

Leap year, Anonymous hackers arrested, Ohio shooting’s 911 tapes.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  07:58 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Morning roundup, Iran, Syria, Europe, South America

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 02/02/2012

ACTA is Europe’s SOPA moment

The fight against the Anti-Counterfeiting Trademark Agreement (ACTA) is all too familiar.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  05:14 PM ET, 02/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Europe, Czech Republic, ACTA, protests, counterfeiting

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Alessio Rastani, trader — or prankster — tells BBC: ‘Market is toast’ (video)

A day trader talks about a world financial crisis.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Euro Zone, Europe, Financial Crisis, Yes Men