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  • DAVOS WATCH: As World Economic Forum enters last day, ECB remains in focus

    The World Economic Forum held in the Swiss ski resort of Davos has the official goal of "improving the state of the world." In practice, it's a massive networking event that brings together 2,500 heads of state, business leaders, philanthropists and...
  • Anti-austerity party tops election in Greece

    ATHENS Greeks revolted against five years of unrelenting austerity Sunday, placing the leftist anti-bailout party Syriza first in parliamentary elections. The opposition party was projected to win around 35 percent of the vote, falling short of an...
  • Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city of Mariupol; President calls the shelling a terrorist act

    Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine's southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz a terrorist attack and NATO and the U.S....
  • Ukraine head of reforms: reducing corruption top priority as country seeks another bailout

    Ukraine will focus on fixing its huge problem of corruption as it tries to convince its international rescue creditors to give it more loans, a government official said Saturday. Dmytro Shymkiv, deputy head of the presidential administration, asked for...
  • Bernie Sanders' Long-Shot Presidential Bid

    The young man who answered the phone in the Senate office of Vermont's Bernie Sanders told the caller, a would-be campaign contributor, that it is illegal for funds to be accepted on federal property. He advised the person to contact Sanders' political...
  • Pro-Russian rebels reject previously signed peace deal, launch new offensive against Ukraine

    Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine rejected a previously signed peace deal Friday and launched a new multipronged offensive against Ukrainian government troops, upending recent European attempts to mediate an end to the fighting. The main separatist...
  • Kerry meets with Iran's foreign minister on nuclear talks

    DAVOS, Switzerland Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif late Friday on the sidelines of the annual World Economic Forum to try to advance efforts to secure a final nuclear deal ahead of a new July 1...
  • Israeli barber's 'magic' hair yarmulke offers concealment from anti-Semites

    An Israeli barber has fashioned what he calls "magic" yarmulkes out of hair, designed to allow religious Jews to cover their heads without attracting unwanted attention from anti-Semites. Shalom Koresh said his skullcap, known as a yarmulke in Yiddish...
  • Funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah under way

    RIYADH The funeral of Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah was under way in Riyadh on Friday, hours after his successor signalled continuity and a smooth succession in the world's top oil-exporting country. Abdullah died early Friday at the age of about 90,...
  • Malaysian minister confident ASEAN will declare itself an economic community by year's end

    The 10-country Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, will be able to declare itself an economic community by the end of the year even though some thorny issues mostly about services are unlikely to be resolved, a top Malaysian minister said...
  • EU court scraps sanctions on Iran bank, shipping concerns, says no proof of nuclear links

    A European Union high court has annulled sanctions that the 28-nation bloc imposed on an Iranian bank and a shipping line and companies linked to it, over Tehran's nuclear program. The General Court ruled Thursday that the EU had not justified its...