Political Tensions Surface Over Euro Crisis

The president of the European Commission sharply criticized Britain for blaming its economic problems on the euro zone, and warned against efforts to divide European nations.

Sections:  world   
  • US home sales rebound slightly in February
    U.S. home sales picked up slightly in February but remain sluggish due to tight inventories, affordability problems and nasty winter weather. More
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
  • Strait of Hormuz, North Africa and South China Sea
    Chinese assertiveness and increasingly militaristic actions have ramped up geopolitical tensions in the region, threatening security in what constitutes a major choke point in the global economy.
    02/10/2020 - 2:40 am | View Link
  • UN chief Antonio Guterres warns 'a wind of madness is sweeping the globe' as he points to growing political instability
    At a wide-ranging news conference on Tuesday, he said: "All situations are different but there is a feeling of growing instability and hair-trigger tensions, which makes everything far more ...
    02/4/2020 - 9:45 am | View Link
  • Political tensions bubbling at the World Holocaust Forum
    but it has also emerged as a focal point of some more prosaic political tensions. Macron in altercation with security personnel President Macron was yesterday visiting the Church of Saint Anne in ...
    01/22/2020 - 5:01 pm | View Link
  • Moscow says political events in Venezuela must stay within constitution
    "We are witnesses to another surge of political tensions in Venezuela," Zakharova said. "All political processes must stay within the bounds of the constitution and agree with its spirit and letter." ...
    06/20/2019 - 3:59 am | View Link
  • Public jittery as Turkish lira slides rapidly over political, economic issues
    Tensions with the US over the trial of Iranian ... Markets and investors were already jittery over what revelations would surface as the Zarrab case got underway in New York.
    11/20/2017 - 11:21 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Tensions in Europe: Political, Social & Entangling Alliances
    Early 20th-century Europe was a chaotic conglomeration of powerful countries, countries trying to be powerful, alliances, ideals, and tensions, all of which helped pave the way to World War I. Germany, Austria-Hungary, France, Great Britain, Russia, Italy, and Serbia were all major players.
    02/20/2020 - 4:59 pm | View Website
  • France
    Political tensions. The political life of the new regime was also proving more contentious than the revolutionaries had anticipated. With courage and consistency, the Assembly had provided that officials of all kinds be elected.
    02/19/2020 - 6:33 pm | View Website
  • political tension
    Moreover, prolonged political tensions generated by political opposition, and continuous international scrutiny of the Government’s attempts in reducing such tensions meant that the Government is required to spend more time in explaining its actions to international partners, instead of focusing on governance, and implementation of its political and international obligations, including those on human rights.
    02/18/2020 - 10:20 am | View Website
  • How did nationalism contribute to political tensions in ...
    International competition increase tensions in Europe by causing the Arms Race and conflict over territories. This is because each nation sought to secure its political and economic interest at ...
    02/17/2020 - 11:47 am | View Website
  • Europe's refugee crisis
    Europe's refugee crisis Migration creates a deepening gulf between East and West. Political tensions across central Europe are rising as solutions prove elusive
    02/10/2020 - 11:59 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News