In Europe, a Fed President Urges Quantitative Easing
James Bullard, a member of the Federal Reserve’s policy committee, warned Europe of becoming trapped in the economic stasis from which Japan is only now emerging.
Europe: France’s Same-Sex Marriage Legislation Ruled Constitutional
The court’s action cleared the way for President François Hollande to sign the legislation into law.
Europe: Bosnia: A President is Arrested
The police on Friday arrested one of the country’s presidents and 18 other people in a corruption investigation in one of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s two main sections, a prosecution spokesman said.
Europe: Russia: Leftist Group Suspended
Russian prosecutors suspended a leftist opposition group for three months in what critics of President Vladimir V. Putin say is an intensifying crackdown on dissent sponsored by the Kremlin.
Europe: Russia: Dagestan Will Let Putin Choose Its Next Governor
Lawmakers in Russia’s Dagestan region voted Thursday to cancel popular elections for governor and allow President Vladimir V. Putin to choose its next leader.