(MENAFN - AFP) Greek anti-austerity party Syriza's resounding election win on Sunday leaves the European Union caught between finding a compromise with its leader Alexis Tsipras and making concessions that will be hard to swallow for countries like Germany, analysts said.
Having won over a frustrated Greek public with fighting talk of renegotiating the country's 240-billion-euro ...
(MENAFN - AFP) Anti-austerity party Syriza won a historic victory in Greece's election Sunday, partial results showed, setting up a confrontation with the EU over its plans to renegotiate the country's massive bailout.
The left-wing party took over 36 percent of the vote compared to 28 percent for the conservative New Democracy party of incumbent Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, ...
(MENAFN - AFP) German rail operator Deutsche Bahn said Sunday it has been joined by several companies in a 2.9 billion euro ($3.2 billion) lawsuit against Lufthansa and other airlines for fixing air cargo prices.
A Deutsche Bahn spokesman told AFP the companies involved in the lawsuit were "big corporations", but declined to give the exact number or their identities.
(MENAFN - AFP) The left-wing Syriza party led by Alexis Tsipras won Greece's general election on Sunday after campaigning on a pledge to renegotiate the country's international bailout and reverse years of spending cuts and painful economic reforms.
The party's ambitions have already sent shockwaves through financial markets and the rest of the eurozone.
(MENAFN - AFP) US President Barack Obama said Sunday he would recommend a large swath of Alaska be designated as wilderness, the highest level of federal protection, in a move angering state oil proponents.
By setting aside 12.28 million acres (five million hectares) of public land in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, or ANWR, as wilderness, the oil-rich area would be ...