EU chief says Spain has not exited economic crisis

Spain can not say it has left behind its economic crisis until the sky-high unemployment rate returns to "normal levels", EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview published Wednesday.

Russian President Valdimir Putin scraps New Year's holidays for ministers

Russian President Vladimir Putin has scrapped New Year's holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis.

Ex-minister Kudrin warns of "full-fledged crisis" in Russia

Russia`s government has pushed the country into an economic crisis by not tackling its financial problems fast enough, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on Monday, as evidence mounted of trouble spreading through the economy.

Greece sees investments as economic crisis' way out

Athens: Investment opportunities in Greece, along with best practices within the framework of sustainable development and growth prospects were the main topics of a conference held in Athens Wednesday.

Greece must see `viable` bailout exit: Dijsselbloem

Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem on Monday said Greece must achieve a "viable and credible" bailout exit after four years of EU-IMF rescue programmes and a deep economic crisis.

NDA government no different in tackling economic crisis: Analysts

The new NDA government has given no indication it is better equipped than its UPA predecessor in tackling the myriad crises affecting India`s economy, according to a group of policy analysts who discussed here the challenges before the dispensation ahead of the union budget on July 10.

Injuries, arrests on third night of Barcelona clashes

Thirty people were arrested and 14 others hurt when police clashed with stone-throwing youths in a third night of riots sparked by a squat eviction in Barcelona, officials said on Thursday.

At least three killed by gunfire at Venezuela protests

At least three people were shot dead during anti-government protests in Caracas, escalating the worst bout of unrest in Venezuela since turmoil after President Nicolas Maduro`s election last year.

Pope urges social `fraternity` after economic crisis

Pope Francis today urged governments around the world to show more solidarity and strive for equality following a period of economic crisis, a day after being declared "Person of the Year" by Time magazine.

Miami Herald writer freed from Venezuela custody

The Miami Herald reported on its website that Jim Wyss was released yesterday from a detention facility in Caracas and handed over to US Embassy officials.

UPA govt responsible for country`s economic crisis: Amit Shah

Terming the UPA government a failure on all fronts, BJP`s UP in-charge Amit Shah on Tuesday held the "poor" policies of the Congress-led government responsible for the economic crisis in the country.

Prez should dismiss UPA govt, bring polls forward: Rajnath Singh

Lashing out at the Congress-led UPA ruling coalition at the Centre for its alleged all-round failure, BJP urged the President to dismiss the Manmohan Singh government.

Women worst affected in crisis situation: Swaraj

Women are the most vulnerable lot - be it in natural calamities or economic crisis or growing corruption, BJP leader Sushma Swaraj said in the national capital on Thursday.

Global military spending falls amid economic crisis

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) attributed the fall to austerity policies implemented in the majority of developed countries due to the global economic crisis that began in 2008.

Economic, identity issues `may have driven Vikings out of Greenland`

Economic and identity issues, rather than starvation and disease, drove Viking descendent out of Greenland back to their ancestral homes in the 15th century, researchers say.

US aid to India drops during economic crisis

The US aid to India has dropped by over 25 per cent since 2010, as the country goes through a grave economic crisis.

Manmohan Singh has pushed economy back to 1991 level: Venkaiah Naidu

BJP on Tuesday hit out at the Congress-led UPA government at Centre for allowing FDI in multi-brand retail.

WHO urges sufficient health budgets despite economic plight

WHO has called on all governments to keep up sufficient health budgets despite the current economic woes.

From US to Europe, Wall Street protests go global

Protests began in New Zealand, touched parts of Asia, spread to Europe and resumed at their starting point in New York.

Fertility rates dropping due to economic crisis

The first major recession since that caused by the oil shocks of the 1970s, brought a sudden trend reversal to the previous pattern of rising fertility rates in several highly developed countries.