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Europe Learns No Nation is Immune to Terror

The Dec. 29 arrest of five men suspected of plotting a deadly shooting siege in Denmark — just nine days after a dozen men were seized in Britain on suspicions...

Is Germany Europe's Next Terrorism Target?

Germany was already on high alert for a terrorist attack when authorities announced on Thursday that a suspicious piece of luggage had been found on a...

Europe Looks to Export Boost from Weak Euro

After years of watching Europe's single currency appreciate against the U.S. dollar, European companies are rubbing their hands at the sales boost they should...

Europe's Debt Dilemma: Will Cuts Stifle Growth?

Oh how brief was the joy. On May 10, financial markets reacted euphorically to the creation of a nearly $1 trillion fund to assist euro-zone economies imperiled...

Montenegro: Europe's New Ski Destination

If your plans to enjoy North America's famous powder snow and tree-skiing have been derailed by the current economic downturn, why not try a quicker, cheaper...

Europe Grumbles About Backseat Role in Haiti

Europe went into response mode just hours after the Haiti earthquake struck two weeks ago, scrambling to organize search and rescue teams, making aid pledges...

Europe's Changing Places

This church (pictured above), near Megalopoli in Greece, used to be part of a village. By the time British photographer Stuart Franklin visited and took the...

Europe Raps the CIA

The CIA probably doesn't mind the occasional bitter valentine. But on Feb. 14, the European Union sent a humdinger when its Parliament approved a controversial...

Sending the Financial World to Save Eastern Europe

It has begun to occur to the financial industry and the central banks of the G7 and a number of smaller Western European countries that if some of the nations in...

Why McDonald's Will Crush Starbucks In Europe

American management has been trained that any company can think and execute its way out of trouble. That means that there is a solution to every sales or cost...

For Europe and Russia, Breaking Up is Hard to Do

The European Union's decision to normalize the ties with Russia it briefly suspended in the wake of last summer's Georgia conflict is a textbook illustration of...

Supersizing Europe: The McDonald's Stimulus Plan

There was a time not so long ago when U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's was viewed by European consumers as the advance scout of what the French loudly decried as...

Europe's Conservatives Sour On the Free Market

France's notoriously divided and ideologically marooned Socialist opposition has long struggled to find a leader capable of selling a modern leftist vision that...

Russia-Europe Gas Spat Ends — For Now

An uneasy compromise could mean an end to the latest Russia-Europe gas spat, and relief for the millions of people across vast swathes of Europe who have spent...

Why Europe Can't Abandon Russian Gas

Moscow sent a chilly reminder, over the New Year, of the urgency behind Europe's quest to wean itself off a dependence on Russian natural gas. Millions of...