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  • A portrait of James Joyce in Trieste

    A portrait of James Joyce in Trieste
    A quickening breeze off the Adriatic brings a spray of rain sweeping across the city's grand plaza, empty on this late July morning. A two-hour train ride away, the smaller Saint Mark's Square in Venice is filled with U.S. tourists, but I hear no American...
  • Outcome of Thursday's independence vote not the only uncertainty in Scotland

    EDINBURGH, Scotland It was raining Monday as V.O. Devlin took his stand for Scottish freedom, seated in his coffee shop on Leith Walk, Edinburgh's longest street, surrounded by banners and stickers urging "yes" on Thursday's vote on independence from...
  • Putin, Merkel stress maintenance of Ukraine ceasefire: Kremlin

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the importance of maintaining the ceasefire in Ukraine in a phone conversation on Monday, the Kremlin said in a statement. "The development of the...
  • As many as 700 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

    GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost 3,000, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) said...
  • World leaders vow to help Iraq fight Islamic State using 'all means'

    World leaders pledged Monday at a crisis summit to help Iraq fight Islamic State militants using “all means possible,” including military action. The emergency conference in Paris -- attended by 26 countries including key players in the...
  • Business leaders propose Ukraine steer course between West, Moscow

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Ukraine should seek special trade deals with Russia as well as the European Union and consider military non-alignment to help stabilize its economy and secure peace, top business leaders convened by the World Economic Forum said on...
  • Netflix will focus on ramping up in Europe over next year

    Netflix will focus on ramping up in Europe over next year
    PARIS (Reuters) - Netflix will focus on ramping up in six new European markets in the next year, including France and Germany, before taking the video streaming service to additional countries, its chief executive said in an interview. Reed Hastings, who...
  • Croatia slides toward EU/IMF aid as economy shrinks: Reuters poll

    ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia, the EU's newest member state, is set for a sixth straight year of recession and it may take an international bailout to enforce painful changes needed to make the economy productive, a Reuters poll showed on Monday. Successive...
  • Murderer in non-capital punishment Belgium granted request to die

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A Belgian murderer and rapist serving a life sentence is to be allowed to have doctors end his life following a ground-breaking ruling under laws in Belgium permitting people to request euthanasia. Frank Van Den Bleeken had argued...
  • EU regulators expect Novo Banco sale to proceed as agreed

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union state aid regulators expect Portugal to sell Novo Banco, the successor to troubled Banco Espirito Santo (BES) , in line with a pledge made in return for regulatory approval of its 4.9-billion-euro state bailout. "There...
  • Austria to ban Islamic State symbols in crackdown on militants

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria plans to ban militant Islamist groups' symbols and strip citizenship from people who travel abroad to fight with jihadists in a crackdown announced by conservative government ministers on Monday. The People's Party (OVP)...