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  • EU watchdog attacks allowances paid by banks ahead of bonus cap

    LONDON (Reuters) - Europe's banking watchdog criticized lenders' use of allowances in the face of an impending cap on bonuses, signaling that top bankers in London could face a shake-up in their pay contracts. The European Banking Authority (EBA) is...
  • European firms in Russia say they fear being 'sacrificed' in Ukraine standoff

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - European companies in Russia warned on Tuesday they were being hurt by a Russian embargo on food imports as well as EU sanctions and risked being "sacrificed" in the standoff over Ukraine. In comments before Foreign Minister Sergei...
  • Europe examining ways to press Israel over settlements: diplomats

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - European officials are looking at new ways to press Israel to halt its building of settlements on land the Palestinians want for a state, as frustration over the construction program reaches a new high, European diplomats say. The...
  • With a parade for Putin, Serbia walks a tightrope

    BELGRADE (Reuters) - In his 1949 memoir Eastern Approaches, British officer Fitzroy Maclean wrote of standing on top of Belgrade's fortress and watching the Nazis retreat across the River Sava, leaving the capital to the Red Army and Yugoslav Partisan...
  • Romania president says PM was an undercover spy

    BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's outgoing President Traian Basescu has accused his bitter rival and likely successor, Prime Minister Victor Ponta, of serving as an undercover intelligence officer between 1997 and 2001. Ponta dismissed the charge as "all...
  • German investor morale plunges to lowest level in almost two years

    MANNHEIM Germany (Reuters) - An index of German analyst and investor morale fell below zero for the first time in nearly two years in October, suggesting Europe's largest economy is reeling from crises abroad and a weak euro zone, while weak German data...
  • Euro zone industrial output falls; ministers debate weak economy

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone industrial production fell more than expected in August, reflecting a slump in the output of capital goods used for investment and raising concern that the economy is weaker than previously thought. The European Union's...
  • Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

    Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
    A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done. Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...
  • UK lawmakers pass symbolic motion on Palestinian state

    LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers voted on Monday to recognize Palestine as a state, a move that will not alter government policy, but carries symbolic value as Palestinians pursue international recognition. Britain does not classify Palestine as a...
  • Greece might get more credit from EU after bailout exit: source

    LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Greece might secure a further safety net of credit from its euro zone partners if it manages to meet the strict terms required to exit its bailout at the end of this year, a source close to discussions told Reuters on Monday....
  • Ebola-hit Liberia facing recession, may need more IMF aid: finance minister

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Liberia, the West African nation hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak, is facing recession and may need more aid from the International Monetary Fund given the budgetary toll the virus has taken, its finance minister said. "Our...