Europe's Economic Crisis Timeline

Aug 20 2015

Europe's Crisis Will Manifest in Spanish Elections

Catalonia's regional elections and Spain's national elections will illustrate the political aftermath of the European crisis.
Aug 19 2015

Germany: Parliament Approves Greek Bailout

The German Bundestag approved a third bailout for Greece on Aug. 19, Die Welt reported.
Aug 12 2015

Greece: Draft Bailout Law Submitted To Parliament

The draft law for Greece’s third bailout was submitted to the Greek Parliament on Aug. 12, To Vima reported.
Aug 05 2015

Europe's Greek Tragedy

To escape its fate, the Continent must first admit defeat.
Jul 31 2015

Europe: Eurozone Unemployment Remains Stable

Seasonally adjusted unemployment in the eurozone was 11.1 percent in June, stable compared to May and down slightly from a year earlier, according to figures released by Eurostat on July 31.
Jul 31 2015

Greece: Syriza Votes For Party Congress In September

The central committee of Greece's ruling Coalition of the Radical Left, or Syriza, voted July 31 to hold an emergency party congress in September, after the government finalizes a bailout deal with its creditors, Kathimerini reported.
Jul 30 2015

Greece: Tsipras Seeks To Resolve Internal Syriza Rift

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on July 30 called for the ruling Coalition of the Radical Left, or the Syriza party, to hold an emergency congress in September to overcome its internal divisions, Kathimerini reported.
Jul 30 2015

Spain: Economy Posts Best Quarter Since 2007

Spain posted its strongest economic growth since 2007 in the second quarter, Spain's National Statistics Institute reported July 30, ABC.es reported.
Jul 29 2015

The Greek Crisis Has Reshaped European Politics

After the dust settles in Athens, conditions will remain in place for anti-establishment parties to regain power.
Jul 23 2015

Portugal: President Calls For General Election

Portugal’s next general election will be held Oct. 4, Portuguese President Anibal Cavaco Silva said in a televised address July 22, Euractiv and Portugal News reported.
Jul 23 2015

Greece: New Bridge Loan Possible As Parliament Passes More Reforms

EU officials are considering the possibility that Greece will need a second bridge loan if its negotiations with its creditors do not finish by Aug. 20, when Athens is due to repay 3.5 billion euros (around $3.8 billion) to the European Central Bank, unnamed European officials said July 23, Kathimerini reported.
Jul 21 2015

France Looks to Fix the Eurozone

France and Germany see a "lack of Europe" as the cause of EU crises, but many voters — and some governments — disagree.
Overview

The European economic crisis goes well beyond finance. It affects the economy, politics and social conditions in European countries and challenges the foundations of the European Union. The future of the bloc and the stability of the euro are in jeopardy.

Key Analysis

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