Protesters run wild in Athens

Central Athens erupted in violence and vandalism today as young people broke away from protests at the government’s austerity measures to wreak


Roquette to Russia

Russia has partially lifted its ban on some European vegetables imposed during the e-coli scare.   Belgian and Dutch produce will again be allowed


Investing in the new Arab world

The upheaval sweeping the Arab world has generated new hope for the future, but investment will be crucial if demonstrators’ expectations are to be

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General strike in Greece

Workers across Greece walked off the job at the start of a 48-hour general strike as lawmakers debate a new round of austerity reforms designed to