Apr 22, 2013 — In a statement issued in Luxembourg by the bloc's Foreign Affairs Council, the EU said the arms embargo on the country will remain in place. Human Rights Watch criticized the decision to lift sanctions.
Mar 17, 2013 — President Nicos Anastassiades went on television to say he was working to amend parts of the bailout deal struck with negotiators from eurozone countries and the IMF. The deal would levy taxes on all bank deposits, the first time the eurozone has dipped into people's savings to pay for a bailout.
Feb 18, 2013 — The decision comes the same day a U.N. commission said both the rebels as well as the Assad regime had committed atrocities and should be brought to justice.
Nov 15, 2012 — Eurostat, the European Union's statistical agency, said Thursday that the bloc contracted 0.1 percent in the third quarter; it shrank 0.2 percent in the second quarter. The eurozone was last in recession in 2009.
Nov 11, 2012 — The move is the final hurdle for the beleaguered country to get a massive $40 billion international bailout. Greece would go bankrupt without the money, but saving the country is becoming economically and politically ever more difficult.