Thanks to the feverish coverage of the European debt crisis, we know that Germany is the economic engine that’s kept the Eurozone afloat. The Germans attribute their success in large part to their dual education system.
Greek Prime Minster George Papandreou, who was born and raised in the U.S., belongs to Greece's most important political dynasty — he's the son and grandson of prime ministers.And yet just two years after he led the Socialist party to victory, his popularity has plummeted, his debt-stricken country
Financial markets in Europe and the United States slumped badly Monday after Greece conceded it will not meet its deficit reduction goals for this year — or next — despite its austerity measures.Stocks indexes in the U.S., France, Germany and Spain all fell about 2 percent.The markets were respondin
Germany's parliament approved a plan Thursday to expand the power of a European bailout fund for troubled countries that use the euro.The Bundestag, or lower house, passed the bill 523-85 in a vote considered one of the biggest in Chancellor Angela Merkel's career.Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle
Greece's capital city was gridlocked Wednesday as mass-transit workers walked off the job for the third day this week over fresh austerity measures imposed by the government in hopes of securing crucial bailout funds.The 24-hour strike left Athens without buses, subway trains, taxis or trams.