The European Debt Crisis Visualized
Nov 25, 2014
Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- At the heart of the European debt crisis is the euro, the currency that tied together 18 countries in an intimate manner. So when one ...
Gates: NATO alliance future could be 'dim, dismal'
BRUSSELS — In a stern rebuke, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates warned Friday that the future of the historic NATO military alliance is at risk because of European penny-pinching and distaste for front-line combat.
NATO unleashes blistering airstrikes in Libya
TRIPOLI, Libya — Moammar Gadhafi stood defiant Tuesday in the face of the heaviest and most punishing NATO airstrikes yet — at least 40 thunderous daylight attacks that sent plumes of smoke billowing above the Libyan leader’s central Tripoli compound.
Mourners demand revenge in Libya after NATO strike
TRIPOLI, Libya — Libyans shouting for revenge buried Moammar Gadhafi’s second youngest son to the thundering sound of anti-aircraft fire Monday, as South Africa warned that the NATO bombing that killed him would only bring more violence.
NATO commander warns against attacks on civilians
BRUSSELS — NATO has made it clear that rebel forces in Libya are not impervious to bombardment if they attack civilians.
NATO takes command of part of Libya operation
BRUSSELS — NATO agreed late Thursday to take over part of the military operations against Libya — enforcement of the no-fly zone — after days of hard bargaining among its members. But the toughest and most controversial portion of the operation — attacks on the ground — will continue to be led by the U.S., which has been anxious to give up the lead role.
Pakistan to reopen crossing vital to NATO
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan said Saturday it will reopen a key border crossing and allow convoys to resume delivering supplies to NATO troops in Afghanistan, ending a 10-day blockade during which trucks were stranded on their way to the border and almost 150 were destroyed by attackers.
NATO airstrike prompts Afghan outrage
KABUL - A joint U.S.-Afghan force called in an airstrike on what turned out to be an Afghan army post after taking fire from there before dawn Saturday, killing four Afghan soldiers and prompting an angry demand for punishment from the country's defense ministry.