Europe
  • Viktor Orban said Thursday in a brief video message on his official Facebook page that Hungary could not accept conditions - such as pension cuts, the elimination of a bank tax, and fewer public employees - attached to a loan.

    A social worker in a poor Roma settlement watches Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's video message on Facebook in Tiszavasvari, 200 km (124 miles) east of Budapest September 6, 2012.
    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 1:00 PM EST
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  • In this Oct. 31, 2011 file photo customers are seen outside the coffee shop The Green House in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

    With slogans like "Don't let your vote go up in smoke!", owners of the cafes where bags of hashish are sold alongside cups of coffee are getting out the vote. 

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 5:00 AM EST
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  • Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron attends the evening session of the swimming competition at the 2012 Paralympics, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012, in London.

    The outbursts underscored resentment over cuts to welfare payments, particularly a program assessing whether those who receive disability payments should continue to be eligible.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 5:00 AM EST
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  • Nadezhda Tolokonnikova says her trial showed 'the true face of Putin's system'; called the verdict  "Putin's personal revenge" and said it served to put a global spotlight on his government.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 06, 2012, 3:30 AM EST
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