BERLIN, May 13 (UPI) -- Like the skies clearing after a storm, some small but hopeful patches of blue and even the occasional ray of sunshine are breaking through the prolonged gloom over Europe's economic prospects. The question is whether these hopeful signs last until Germany's election in September.
ZURICH, Switzerland, May 6 (UPI) -- Under the strain of the euro crisis, trans-national politics in Europe are becoming unpleasantly personal, particularly between Paris and Berlin, which is putting a growing strain on a fragile system.
PARIS, April 22 (UPI) -- Back in the 1920s, an Austrian newspaper won the title for headline of the decade with a front-page story that read, "Archduke Franz Ferdinand Found Alive; Great War Fought By Mistake."
PARIS, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Against most predictions and against tough odds, British prime minister David Cameron won the battle of the European budget last week. But he may have condemned himself to defeat in the far more important and long-term campaign to reform and secure Britain's future relations with its European partners.
PARIS, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- In medical terms, an acute illness is short, sharp and nasty. A chronic illness is one that lasts a long term and the patient has to learn to live with it. The euro crisis has just gone from its acute to its chronic phase.
PARIS, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Europe's course this year will be defined by two elections in major countries: Italy goes to the polls in the last weekend in February and Germany has general election in September.
Staff Sgt. Jeffrey Roskos with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, "The Old Guard," participates in the annual Flags-In ceremony, May 23, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Soldiers place American flags in front of more than 260,000 gravestones in the cemetery in honor of Memorial Day. UPI/Kevin Dietsch