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By Larisa Epatko
BASEL, Switzerland | The small nation of Switzerland, which already has a higher immigrant population than most of its neighbors, is about to vote on a measure that could be another bellwether of anti-immigration sentiment spreading across the European continent.
In other news, Ireland's debt soared after it rescued five banks from huge real estate losses, but officials there insist the country doesn't need a bailout. Meanwhile, European Union officials reported the Greek government has much more debt than first…
Jim Lehrer talks to terrorism expert Richard Clarke and Air Security Analyst Rafi Ron about the security measures in place for cargo planes and if they are sufficient in light of recent terror attempts.
The Obama administration warned Americans to be aware of their surroundings while traveling in Europe. The U.S. and several other countries issued travel alerts to tourists after reports surfaced last week of planned terror plots in Europe.
Governments around the world have responded to the news of a suspected terror threat in Europe. Angus Walker of Independent Television News has more.
Tens of thousands of protesters marched Wednesday in Brussels and trade unions planned strikes in Spain over planned austerity measures that are aimed at preventing an economic crisis in Europe, though critics say they would harm the poor.
The French government's decision to deport Roma immigrants back to Romania and Bulgaria has rankled some of France's European neighbors. Ben Barnier of Global Post reports on the controversial decision.
A political party in Sweden seeking a 90 percent reduction in immigration won seats in Parliament for the first time, denying the ruling center-right coalition a majority and raising questions about anti-Muslim sentiment in the country.
Europeans who could afford it this year are wrapping up their traditional month-long August holidays. But many of Europe's political leaders either scaled back or canceled their vacations, and few ventured far from their capitals. So much for a European…
Paul Solman wraps up his weeklong reporting on Europe's economic woes with a final report concentrating on the massive unemployment problem in Spain.
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