The two European NATO countries which have spearheaded the intervention in war torn Libya, the United Kingdom and France, are calling for an intensification of the intervention.
On the streets of London on Saturday three-quarters of a million people staged the biggest protest yet in the fightback against the Tory-led coalition's brutal cuts program.
Portuguese president José Socrates, of the Socialist Party, turned in his resignation on Wednesday after losing a crucial vote on government austerity.
The EU sanctions come as a result of controversy surrounding the Dec. 19 presidential elections in Belarus, in which Lukashenko won with nearly 80 percent of the vote.
Elections in an East German state were largely overshadowed by the news from Japan and, far more, from Libya.
Germany's ruling parties are flip-flopping on everything from Egypt to unemployment as a series of elections approaches.
A massive one-day general strike paralyzed Portugal November 24 led by major labor federations united to denounce austerity measures being imposed by the country's Socialist Party Prime Minister, Jose Socrates.
The entire digital revolution sweeping the world these days may not be so great after all especially when it comes to protecting the environment.
To satisfy the International Monetary Fund, countries like Ireland and Greece have taken drastic anti-worker measures.
Singers, painters and television presenters demonstrated across the Netherlands on Saturday against government plans to slash funding and subsidies for the arts.