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  • Ukraine will guarantee transit of Russian gas to Europe: PM

    KIEV (Reuters) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk, speaking after a gas agreement with Russia was nailed down, said on Friday Ukraine would guarantee deliveries of gas through its territory to Europe to make sure Moscow had no room for...
  • U.N. talks of tough global climate targets, vague on national action

    COPENHAGEN, Oct 31 (Reuters) - - A draft U.N. guide for slowing climate change says world greenhouse gas emissions may have to fall to a net zero this century but is vague about what each nation should do now. About 500 delegates, including scientists...
  • Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests

    Hungary's Orban puts Internet tax on hold after huge protests
    Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban froze plans on Friday to impose a tax on Internet traffic, climbing down in the face of massive street protests and warnings from the European Union that the levy was a mistake. Opponents of the tax, who said it...
  • Gazprom to resume gas supply once Ukraine pays $2.2 billion

    Gazprom to resume gas supply once Ukraine pays $2.2 billion
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia could resume natural gas deliveries to Ukraine as soon as next week if Kiev pays $2.2 billion in debt and pre-payments, gas exporter Gazprom said on Friday, under a deal that also safeguards winter deliveries to Europe. Moscow,...
  • Germany's Schaeuble says doesn't think 'reasonable' British will leave EU

    DUBLIN (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday he does not believe Britain will leave the European Union as the English are "a reasonable people" and quitting the bloc would be a disaster. Speaking during a trip to Dublin,...
  • Daimler buys into Agusta as motorbike and car tech converge

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Daimler AG will buy 25 percent of Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta - the latest sign that motorbike and car technologies are converging, driven by a push to lower emissions and improve safety. Daimler said on Friday it would...
  • Italy to end sea rescue mission that saved 100,000 migrants

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle East, a move one rights group warned could lead to a "surge of deaths" in the Mediterranean....
  • Italy PM picks Paolo Gentiloni as new foreign minister in surprise choice

    ROME (Reuters) - Prime Minister Matteo Renzi appointed Paolo Gentiloni, a close ally and former communications minister, to be Italy's new foreign minister on Friday, in a surprise decision. Gentiloni, who was sworn in on Friday night by President...
  • Rome Film Review: 'Index Zero'

    "A society is defined not only by what it creates, but what it refuses to destroy." Those familiar words, from American conservationist John C. Sawhill, open Lorenzo Sportiello's solemnly intentioned debut feature -- and they're humbly appropriate ones...
  • Sweden recognizes Palestinian state, hopes will revive peace process

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - The Swedish government officially recognized the state of Palestine on Thursday and said there were signs other European Union states would follow its lead. Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom told reporters her government...
  • U.S. says hard to imagine EU trade deal without investor protection

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A trade deal between the United States and Europe is hard to imagine without strong investor protection, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said on Thursday. Negotiations on investor protection rules in the world's biggest...