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Global Politics

Europe's year

The World's Gerry Hadden remembers a year that many in Europe would like to forget. As 2010 draws to a close, Europeans are hoping for an economic turnaround.

Global Politics

Estonia joins the Euro zone

On New Year's day, Estonia becomes the 17th country to join the Euro currency zone. Its entry comes at an inauspicious time. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Raimo Poom, political editor at Eesti Päevaleht newspaper in Talinn, Estonia's capital.

Arts, Culture & Media

Social Security in Japan

The winner of Japan's national elections, the Democratic Party, is promising to revive the nation's economy. It also has challenges with an aging Japan. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Len Schoppa, professor of politics at the University of Virginia

Global Politics

Finding jobs for France's older workers

It's likely that the French government's plan to raise the minimum retirement age to 62 will become law. Labor unions are now saying it's time to do something to help French people over 50 find work or keep their jobs. Correspondent Anita Elash reports.

Global Politics

How American debt compares

President Obama's debt-reduction commission is trying to trim federal deficits dramatically in the coming decade. But how does US debt compare with other nations? The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

Europe's year

The World's Gerry Hadden remembers a year that many in Europe would like to forget. As 2010 draws to a close, Europeans are hoping for an economic turnaround.

Global Politics

Estonia joins the Euro zone

On New Year's day, Estonia becomes the 17th country to join the Euro currency zone. Its entry comes at an inauspicious time. Lisa Mullins finds out more from Raimo Poom, political editor at Eesti Päevaleht newspaper in Talinn, Estonia's capital.

Arts, Culture & Media

Social Security in Japan

The winner of Japan's national elections, the Democratic Party, is promising to revive the nation's economy. It also has challenges with an aging Japan. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Len Schoppa, professor of politics at the University of Virginia

Global Politics

Finding jobs for France's older workers

It's likely that the French government's plan to raise the minimum retirement age to 62 will become law. Labor unions are now saying it's time to do something to help French people over 50 find work or keep their jobs. Correspondent Anita Elash reports.

Global Politics

How American debt compares

President Obama's debt-reduction commission is trying to trim federal deficits dramatically in the coming decade. But how does US debt compare with other nations? The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

Europe's year

The World's Gerry Hadden remembers a year that many in Europe would like to forget. As 2010 draws to a close, Europeans are hoping for an economic turnaround.