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A Fatal Flight To Europe?

Bird flu had Europe aflutter last week. The lethal , H5N1 ,mavian flu virus, which has killed 57 of the 112 people it's infected in Asia since the end of 2003...

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...

Europe Calls for Tougher Rules on Global Markets

Sometimes it's not just what is said that counts, but the way it is said. And if tone is anything to go by, the leaders of the European Union's largest economies...

Europe Longs for a Weaker Euro

Ever since the Euro was rolled out in 2002, champions of the currency have worked long and hard to establish the tender as a serious, strong rival to the dollar...

In the Downturn, Europe's Airlines Scramble to Merge

Aside from bankers and automakers, few can claim as rough a ride in 2008 as those in the airline business. Eye-watering fuel prices in the first half of the year...

The Naysayers of Europe

The no was stunningly clear: 55% of those who voted in France and 62% in the Netherlands rejected the European constitution. That effectively dooms the...

'Old Europe' Wary as Czechs Take Over EU Presidency

Jan. 1 should be a moment to savor for Czechs: almost two decades after the Velvet Revolution ended communist rule, the country is about to take over the...

Gaza War Sparks Rise in Europe Violence

Could the bloody Gaza confrontation spread to Europe? As the number of reported acts of aggression triggered by the conflict steadily grows in France, the U.K...

Why Europe is Coming to India

For a European Commission ambassador, introducing European businesspeople to your host country is a big part of the job description. Since E.C. ambassador...

Europe Grapples Over Biofuels

Like much of the rest of the world, Europe has invested heaps of money and even more hope in the promise of biofuels to provide secure supplies of...

Is Europe Backsliding on Climate-Change Targets?

Is this the moment the European Union's ambitious climate change agenda unraveled? At the end of the two-day E.U. summit in Brussels Thursday, European...

How Britain Will Dominate Europe

Britain is less than one half the size of France and only about two-thirds the size of Germany but, by the year 2060, it will have more people living in it than...

A Pakistan Link in Europe Arrests

Details surrounding the weekend bust of 14 suspected Islamist extremists in Barcelona are giving European security forces reason for concern — even beyond the...

The Algeria Bombings: Target Europe?

A vicious alliance feeds the ambitions of the group claiming responsibility for the series of massive bombs that rocked the Algerian capital today, killing at...

Europe vs. Bush on Global Warming

When it comes to addressing climate change, the U.S. and Europe are like two cars racing toward each other in a game of chicken, according to Hans Joachim...

Reforming Europe's Farms

Cheap foreign food can change appetites, and attitudes. As Europeans develop a taste for other peoples' cuisine, they are asking why billions of euros should be...

Europe's Pocket-Change Democracy

Who says the European Union is undemocratic? This month, the E.U.'s 495 million citizens will have the chance to vote in a remarkable European election, and one...