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  • Chicago schools reach out with international campuses

    Chicago schools reach out with international campuses
    Did you know there is a Northwestern University in Qatar? A University of Chicago in Singapore? A National-Louis University in Poland? American universities are exporting themselves to the world, and these Chicago schools are on the leading edge of...
  • Germany can't require language skill for family visas, court rules

    Germany's practice of imposing a language proficiency test on Turks applying for family reunification visas is contrary to European Union values and agreements, the European Court of Justice ruled Thursday. The ruling directly applies only to the German...
  • Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

    Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry
    Israeli air strikes shook Gaza every few minutes on Wednesday and Thursday, and militants kept up rocket fire in Israel's heartland. An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single...
  • Europe may face pressure to impose tougher sanctions on Russia

    Europe may face pressure to impose tougher sanctions on Russia
    After being half a step behind the United States for months, Europe is likely to come under heavy pressure to impose stronger sanctions on Moscow if convincing evidence emerges of a Russian link to the downing of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner....
  • Nuclear talks extended as 'significant gaps' remain: Iran, EU

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran and six world powers have agreed to a four-month extension of negotiations on a nuclear deal with Tehran after failing to meet a July 20 deadline due to "significant gaps" between the two sides, the European Union and Iran said...
  • Hamas rockets land deep in Israel; 23 killed in Gaza bombardment

    Hamas rockets land deep in Israel; 23 killed in Gaza bombardment
    At least 23 people were killed across Gaza, Palestinian officials said on Wednesday, by a bombardment Israel said may be just the start of a lengthy offensive against Islamist militants whose rockets struck deeper than ever before into Israel. Israelis...
  • U.S. lawmakers mull more Russia sanctions after plane downed

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers are considering introducing legislation calling for additional sanctions on Russia in the wake of the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner, Senator Chris Murphy said in a telephone interview on Friday. Murphy, a...
  • Greek state workers strike against job cuts

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek doctors, prison staff and other state workers went on strike on Wednesday to protest against public sector firings imposed as part of the country's 240 billion euro international bailout. The 24-hour strike, which is expected...
  • German cabinet clears way for Europe's banking union

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's cabinet has approved a package of draft laws which effectively give the go-ahead to Europe's plans for banking union - its main confidence-building response to the crisis in the financial sector, a government source said on...
  • Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history

    Iraqi Christians flee violence, fear end of long history
    The violence in Iraq is hastening the end of nearly 2,000 years of Christianity there as the few remaining faithful flee Islamic State militants, archbishops from Baghdad, Mosul and Kirkuk said on Wednesday. War and sectarian conflict have shrunk Iraq's...
  • Europe wants the energy, but not the fracking

    WASHINGTON Fracking for oil and natural gas remains slow to take hold in Europe in spite of deepening fears over the continent's energy dependence on Russia. Europe is under increasing pressure internally and from the United States to cut energy...