NICOSIA, Cyprus - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev signed 15 agreements boosting bilateral ties with Cyprus on Thursday, including a key accord abolishing double taxation that officials hope will be a boon to investment in both countries.
LONDON - European Central Bank head Jean-Claude Trichet faces a quizzing about the euro's ascent to eight-month highs against the dollar when he holds his monthly press conference Thursday.
BRUSSELS - Countries around the world are acting to keep their currencies from rising, in what one official calls a looming "international currency war." Europe, however, stands out as unlikely to intervene and lower the value of the euro.
ATHENS, Greece - Crisis-hit Greece on Monday vowed to slash next year's budget deficit beyond demands made by the European Union and International Monetary Fund, but braced for a surge in unemployment and another year of recession.
BRUSSELS - European and Asian leaders opened a formal summit amid high security and palace opulence, hoping to agree on commitments to keep the global financial system on an even keel and find a better balance on the Europe-dominated International Monetary Fund.
- Europe debt crisis rolls on as Irish bailouts grow
- Ireland to pump billions more into failed banks
- Stocks slip as European protests worsen debt fears
- EU proposes tougher budget rules
- Anti-austerity protests sweep across Europe
- Unions count on 100,000 protesters at EU
- France balks at automatic budget sanctions
- Germany backs sanctions for profligate EU nations
- Irish, Portuguese bond selloff fans EU debt fears
- EU commissioner: no debt restructuring
- Irish borrowing rates climb to new euro-era high
- Irish sell $2B in bonds as eurozone debt fears ebb
- Greece raises $1.5 billion in debt sale
- Summary Box: Greek motorists prepare for strike
- Motorists fill tanks ahead of Greek strike
- Greek prime minister: no new austerity measures
- Greek prime minister outlines economic policy
- Greek protesters confront government on economy
- Greek protesters to confront government on economy
- Greek protesters to confront thrifty government
- Greece pledges to overhaul loss-making state rail
- Greek rate of deficit reduction slows
- European stocks up on US gains, Portugal bond sale
- Strikes in France, London foreshadow more protests
- EU OKs new financial supervision deal
- EU nations OK financial supervision deal
- EU considers new bank levy to shield taxpayers
- Experts see trouble ahead for developed world
- US fears mean risk for European Central Bank
- Greek FinMin: markets still assessing reforms
- Summary Box: Survey: Greek businesses struggling
- Greek FinMin: recession milder than forecast
- Greek FinMin: recession to be milder than forecast
- Greeks feeling pain from austerity measures
- Summary Box: Austerity moves hit Greek recession