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World NowEurope’s economic gloom deepened Wednesday on the back of news that unemployment in the 17-nation Eurozone hit another record high in September as the region’s debt crisis continued to sap the confidence of business owners, investors and...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The party that ruled Mexico with a tight grip for most of the last century has sailed back into power, promising a government that will be modern, responsible and open to criticism. Though Institutional Revolutionary Party...
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World NowThe Spanish government unveiled a new round of austerity measures Wednesday worth $80 billion to help reduce its budget deficit. The measures include spending cuts and tax hikes on items such as clothes and cars....
World NowSpanish banks need as much as $78 billion to survive a worst-case scenario in which house prices fall 60 % from their peak, auditors said Thursday. Spain's European partners have offered it a loan of as much as $125 billion to rescue its troubled banks,...
World NowLeaders of the four major Eurozone countries agreed Friday to push for a $163-billion growth package, a week before a planned European summit considered crucial to the future of the monetary union....
World NowPaying ever-higher rates to borrow money, Spain may not be able to finance itself much longer through debt, the country's prime minister warned Wednesday. It was the clearest indication yet that his country may need an even bigger rescue than a European...
World NowEuropean Union leaders surprised and impressed markets worldwide Friday by taking unexpectedly decisive action to boost confidence in the struggling euro common currency at a summit where little had been expected except impasse and discord....
World NowSpain's high court opened a criminal fraud investigation Wednesday into the conduct of 33 current and former executives at Bankia, the conglomerate of Spanish savings banks whose spectacular failure forced Madrid to request a European bailout....
Mariano Rajoy, Spain’s prime minister, has found a new ally in his quest for lower borrowing rates and liquidity in his recession-racked country: France’s new President Francoise Hollande. A week after his inauguration, Hollande met with...
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The European Union’s executive body is calling for a “banking union” to centralize efforts to deal with the region’s economic turmoil – especially in Spain, which is racked by high unemployment and severe debt. It’s...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — A $125 billion plan to rescue Spain's banks won't solve Europe's debt crisis or ease the pain of double-digit unemployment across the continent. But it is likely to calm financial markets and buy time for European policymakers...
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World NowA day after the bailout request he vowed would never come, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy hailed an up to $125-billion loan package from Europe as a "victory for the euro" and sought to cast the deal to rescue Spain’s banks as part of his...
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