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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Losing Europe in the War on Terror

If the U.S. expects its allies to continue to lend a hand in the war on terror, it's high time we stop shooting ourselves in the foot. Two recent court...

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 North African Terror Threat

Deadly terror activity in Algeria and Morocco this month has offered new evidence that extremist groups across north Africa remain intent on attacking "infidel"...

Can Europe's Railways Be Made Safe?

"It's a load of rubbish to call it a sophisticated attack," says British defense consultant Michael Dewar of the terrorist bombings in Madrid. The perpetrators...

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...

Can Asterix Conquer Europe?

It's the most expensive French film ever, with a massive release on 6,000 screens across Europe. It stars French cinema royalty Alain Delon and Gerard Depardieu...

Why the CIA Detainee Issue Dogged Condi in Europe

Condoleezza Rice's visit to Europe this week was overshadowed by criticism of the CIA's alleged use of clandestine flights and bases in Europe to transport and...

Quality is Patchy in Europe's Art 'Mountain'

The dirty little secret about Europe's "Grand Tour of Contemporary Art" this summer is that there simply isn't enough good art to go around. The Grand Tour,...

Is Europe Anti-Big Family?

It doesn't look like the cutting edge of social protest: each morning, Sabina and Edoardo Mazzetti make a stand of sorts by getting their nine children — who...

Europe's Last Commune Braces for Battle

There is something different in the air at Christiania these days — the usual spicy aroma of marijuana smoke now occasionally mixes with the smell of tear gas...

A Green Light for Europe's Blue Card

For talented people around the world, the Green Card is a passport to a new life, an iconic article of identity for anyone aspiring to live and work in the...

On Europe's Bird Flu Frontline

When people living in the remote Danube Delta villages of Ceamurlia de Jos and Maliuc heard last week that their chickens and ducks would have to be destroyed to...