A woman passes by a real estate agency in Budapest, Hungary, in January. As the Hungarian currency plunges to new lows, ordinary citizens are struggling to repay foreign-denominated loans. Laszlo Balogh/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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For Hungarian Borrowers, A Mortgage Nightmare

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Most EU Nations To Sign Pact To Stop Overspending

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In Italy, Art As A Window Into Modern Banking

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Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon (center) arrives at the Supreme Court in Madrid, Spain, on Jan. 24. The crusading human-rights judge is on trial for his attempt to investigate the more than 100,000 disappearances during Spain's civil war in the 1930s and the subsequent dictatorship of Francisco Franco. Juan Medina/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Tables Are Turned On Crusading Spanish Judge

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EU Struggles To Solve Greek Debt Crisis

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Crippled Ship To Remain Off Italy's Coast For Months

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French Town Says Non To "Mademoiselle"

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Though marginal, the de-baptism movement is growing, observers say. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Off The Record: A Quest For De-Baptism In France

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To Stay Afloat, Spanish Winemakers Export Abroad

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In Iran's Oil Gambit, EU Nations Have Much To Lose

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What's Behind Russia's Attachment To Syria?

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Politician 'Borrows' From Aaron Sorkin Movie

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Irish Struggle Under Weight Of Austerity Measures

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No, Hedge Funds Can't Foreclose On The Acropolis

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