Many killed on Macedonia tracks 'had stopped to rest'

2015-04-25 08:16

Many of the 14 migrants who were hit and killed by a train in a remote river gorge in Macedonia had stopped to take a rest after an exhausting hours long hike, railway officials say.

Too awful to contemplate

2014-09-04 07:13

Is war between Russia and the West inevitable, asks Leopold Scholtz.

The EU's flawed design

2013-11-21 07:23

Leopold Scholtz on why Germany is in the dog box for being too successful.

EIB president: Europe must not lose Greece

2012-03-04 11:30

The loss of Greece would slow down European integration by several decades, says European Investment Bank president Werner Hoyer.

China bans airlines from EU carbon plan

2012-02-06 13:32

Beijing has disallowed its airlines from joining a EU scheme that plans to charge for carbon emissions from flights to and from Europe.

Gordhan: Europe must contain crisis

2011-10-12 15:39

Pravin Gordhan says Europe needs to ensure its bailout fund has enough resources to help debt-laden countries and prevent the crisis from spreading.

Deal with your debt, China urges US, EU

2011-09-23 14:32

China's finance ministry has told major developed nations that they should maintain financial stability and properly handle their sovereign debt problems.

Zoellick: World economy in new danger

2011-09-14 18:05

The global economy is in a new danger zone and Europe, Japan and the US need to make hard decisions, says World Bank president Robert Zoellick.

European countries to ban short-selling

2011-08-12 08:03

The speculative practice of short-selling will be restricted in some European countries to combat "false rumours" that have destabilised the markets.

Snow storms batter Europe

2010-12-02 15:48

Fresh snowfalls have swept northern Europe once again, causing misery for travellers as airports remain closed and roads blocked.


Euro set to continue slide

2015-03-13 11:12

Experts believe the euro could lose another 22% and hit 85 eurocents against the dollar, and that the eurozone may experience the biggest capital flight in its history.

European stocks rise

2014-02-06 19:00

Europe's main stock markets have shown a marked upward trend as traders remain unfazed by the lack of action at the ECB and Bank of England.

How Europe can save itself

2012-06-12 11:25

The EU's centre must regain faith in its historical purpose.

'China doesn't want to buy up Europe'

2012-02-13 11:25

Assistance offered by Beijing to Europe will be for economic reasons and not because it wants to buy up the debt-ridden region, says an official Chinese newspaper.

World factories curbed by EU troubles

2012-02-01 13:33

Factory output in Asia and most of Europe contracted as demand crumbled, putting pressure on governments to take measures to support growth.

Obama warns EU crisis could hurt US

2011-10-06 18:00

The US economy needs a jolt and eurozone debt problems may affect America, says President Barack Obama.

Brown warns of slow US, Europe growth

2011-09-16 17:12

Europe and the US could face 10 years of slow growth and high unemployment if the eurozone crisis is not resolved, says UK ex-prime minister Gordon Brown.

Survey warns of Europe recession

2011-09-13 16:24

Investors expect Europe to fall into recession in the next 12 months, according to a Bank of America/Merrill Lynch survey of fund managers.

ECB and eurozone debt fires

2011-08-09 11:31

The European Central Bank fumbles between fire hose and sprinkler.

Workers swarm Europe's streets

2010-09-29 21:38

Angry workers mounted mass street protests against spending cuts across Europe on Wednesday, bringing cities to a halt, clashing with police and even ramming the gates of Ireland's parliament.

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